Teaching About Global Refugee Crises

Source: SBS

Delve into global refugee crises to develop critical thinking, intercultural understanding and empathy.  Drawing on landmark SBS documentary Go Back To Where You Came From, this teacher resource includes:

  • In-depth notes, discussion guides and lesson ideas for four seasons of the show;  
  • Short clips extracted specifically for classroom viewing; 
  • Corresponding discussion questions; 
  • A student response guide for scaffolding answers; 
  • Coverage of locations including the Middle East, Asia, Australia, and Africa.  

Australian Curriculum

Cross-curriculum Priorities
• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
• Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia

Year 9: ACELT1635, ACELY739, ACELY1746, ACELT1635, ACELT1746, ACELY1746, ACELY1741, ACELTY1633, ACELY1739
Year 10: ACELA1564, ACELA1572, ACELT1639, ACELT1641, ACELT1812, ACELT1815, ACELY1749, ACELY1750, ACELY1756
Year 11 & 12: ACEEN002, ACEEN003, ACEEN004, ACEEN011, ACEEN018, ACEEN022, ACEEN025, ACEEN029, ACEEN035, ACEEN039, ACEEN041, ACEEN064, ACEEN069

Civics and Citizenship (HASS)
Year 9: ACHCS084, ACHCS083, ACHCL080, ACHCK080, ACHCK081, ACHCS084
Year 10: ACHCS102, ACHCK091, ACHCS096

Geography (HASS):
Year 10: ACHGK079, ACHGK081, ACHGK080

History (HASS):
Year 10: ACHHS188, ACDSEH023, ACHHS192, ACDSEH144, ACDSEH145, ACDSEH147

The Arts:
Year 9 & 10: ACAMAR078, ACVAAM128, ACADRM048, ACAVAM126, ACAMAM073