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The Cat in the Hat who goes by that name is played by Mike Myers of comedy fame! It starts with two kids on a cold, cold wet day their mum is at work and they've no games to ...

The Cat in the Hat who goes by that name is played by Mike Myers of comedy fame! It starts with two kids on a cold, cold wet day their mum is at work and they've no games to play! Then in walks the fun in the form of a Cat who pulls out the laughs from the brim of his hat. Things really get wild when the Cat and his crew (who go by the name of Thing One and Thing Two) take over the house of Conrad and Sally in this fine family film that's right up your alley!

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, Little Bat has never flown before and is very nervous but her mother and friends help her realise that there's nothing to be scared about afterall.

Lockie Leonard
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Lockie Leonard: New and Improved

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  May 19, 2017
Lockie Leonard and his family prepare for their second year in Angelus.

Lockie Leonard and his family prepare for their second year in Angelus.

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, The Great Sandy Desert animals nervously hide from the dingo but what will happen when those animals come face to face with dingo?

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. With the bold red, black and yellow colours of the Aboriginal Flag, Grandpa Honeyant is also Yamba the Honeyant's Grandpa from the preschool series Yamba's Playtime. Today, When will the big rain come? Old Stephen has predicted it but everyoneand everything else is waiting.

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, a delightful story about where people go at weekends to have a barbecue and how the bush has to be looked after at all times.

Telling Tales
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Telling Tales: Midas

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  ABC ME  |  March 25, 2015
Rival rap stars Midas and Pactolus go head to head to win a million-dollar recording contract. When Midas loses, he wishes he had "The Golden Touch" like Pactolus - but his ...

Rival rap stars Midas and Pactolus go head to head to win a million-dollar recording contract. When Midas loses, he wishes he had "The Golden Touch" like Pactolus - but his wish has disastrous consequences.

Have you seen bear? Help writer/actor Nakkiah Lui and Play School's Big Ted find 'Bear' in Jonathan Bentley's adventurous and endearing picture book Where Is Bear?

Have you seen bear? Help writer/actor Nakkiah Lui and Play School's Big Ted find 'Bear' in Jonathan Bentley's adventurous and endearing picture book Where Is Bear?

ABC News presenter Kumi Taguchi swaps the news desk for the Story Time couch to read Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley's beloved story about Pamela the cow, Too Many ...

ABC News presenter Kumi Taguchi swaps the news desk for the Story Time couch to read Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley's beloved story about Pamela the cow, Too Many Pears.

A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Why is it that so many fairy ...

A beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. Why is it that so many fairy tales take us into the forest?

Re Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences.

Re Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences.

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, a very funny and charming story which uses the sounds of animals to relay an incident as it unfolds.

Telling Tales
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Telling Tales: Anansi and Turtle

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  November 19, 2014
This series of animations, aimed at 7-11 year olds, takes traditional tales and gives them a modern spin. Visually entertaining and rich in dialogue, the stories have been ...

This series of animations, aimed at 7-11 year olds, takes traditional tales and gives them a modern spin. Visually entertaining and rich in dialogue, the stories have been produced in English, French, Spanish, German, Mandarin and Arabic. This episode is in English. Anansi invites Turtle into her home to share a meal, but contrives to eat all the yams herself - leaving Turtle hungry. Turtle returns the 'compliment' by inviting Anansi to join him - and cleverly gets his own back.

Telling Tales
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Telling Tales: Jason and Medea

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  ABC ME  |  March 18, 2015
When the planet's unique source of energy, the Golden Crystal, is stolen by the space pirate Tartarus, Jason and his sister Medea have to use all their courage and talents to ...

When the planet's unique source of energy, the Golden Crystal, is stolen by the space pirate Tartarus, Jason and his sister Medea have to use all their courage and talents to retrieve it and bring it back to Earth.

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, Cody, Napuru, Nangala and Sheila a little blue heeler, are Old Uncle Max's brave shipmates as they all set sail around the island's shore.

Join the 2017 Gold Logie winner Samuel Johnson and Play School's Humpty Dumpty as they read the heartwarming tale of 'Snail and Turtle Rainy Days' by Stephen Michael King.

Join the 2017 Gold Logie winner Samuel Johnson and Play School's Humpty Dumpty as they read the heartwarming tale of 'Snail and Turtle Rainy Days' by Stephen Michael King.

Fairy tales are full of evil stepmothers and wicked witches. Why have these negative portrayals of women survived?

Fairy tales are full of evil stepmothers and wicked witches. Why have these negative portrayals of women survived?

Cinderella is one of the most popular fairy tales. Why has it survived for over a thousand years?

Cinderella is one of the most popular fairy tales. Why has it survived for over a thousand years?

Re-Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. This is a ...

Re-Enchantment is a beautifully designed cross media work that explores why fairy stories continue to enchant, entertain and horrify contemporary adult audiences. This is a documentary project with a real difference rolling out on ABC TV, Online and Radio throughout March.

An old man is being driven to distraction by a boy playing his drum non-stop. Everyone he asks has a different idea of how to stop the boy from playing, but it's not until a ...

An old man is being driven to distraction by a boy playing his drum non-stop. Everyone he asks has a different idea of how to stop the boy from playing, but it's not until a wise man appears on the scene and offers to help that the problem is resolved.

This classic race between the Hare and the Tortoise takes place on wheels: Hare drives a motorbike and Tortoise struggles to keep up on his skateboard.

This classic race between the Hare and the Tortoise takes place on wheels: Hare drives a motorbike and Tortoise struggles to keep up on his skateboard.

Telling Tales
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Telling Tales: The Sun and the Wind

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  ABC ME  |  March 11, 2015
The weather over Barcelona takes an unexpected turn when the Sun and the Wind fight over who is the most powerful. Tornadoes, forest fires, heat waves and torrential rain ...

The weather over Barcelona takes an unexpected turn when the Sun and the Wind fight over who is the most powerful. Tornadoes, forest fires, heat waves and torrential rain ravage the region, creating an interesting challenge for the local news programme.

Don't miss Paralympic gold medallist and tennis player Dylan Alcott as he reads Nick Bland's The Very Itchy Bear, alongside Big Ted, Maurice and Little Ted.

Don't miss Paralympic gold medallist and tennis player Dylan Alcott as he reads Nick Bland's The Very Itchy Bear, alongside Big Ted, Maurice and Little Ted.

Snuggle up with Fiona Choi and the Play School toys to hear the heartwarming story of a big journey through the snow for a little wombat. Don't miss The Snow Wombat by ...

Snuggle up with Fiona Choi and the Play School toys to hear the heartwarming story of a big journey through the snow for a little wombat. Don't miss The Snow Wombat by Susannah Chambers, and illustrated by Mark Jackson.

In this episode, Emma Wiggle is joined by Play School's Joey. Join the fun as they read Wombat Big, Puggle Small by Renee Treml - a book of opposites, playful rhymes and ...

In this episode, Emma Wiggle is joined by Play School's Joey. Join the fun as they read Wombat Big, Puggle Small by Renee Treml - a book of opposites, playful rhymes and stunning illustrations.

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, a delightful story about the freedom of childhood within the security of a big family.

A beautifully animated tale from Nigeria about a man called Obasi. Obasi is so swift at hunting, and so strong, that he thinks he is the strongest in the world. One day, ...

A beautifully animated tale from Nigeria about a man called Obasi. Obasi is so swift at hunting, and so strong, that he thinks he is the strongest in the world. One day, however, he meets another man who is even stronger than him and all his boasting lands him in trouble. This film explores pride and the value of humility

Milly and Molly may look quite different, but they are the best of friends. Together Milly and Molly face the world and its complexities, but always manage to have fun.

Milly and Molly may look quite different, but they are the best of friends. Together Milly and Molly face the world and its complexities, but always manage to have fun.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, when three brothers have ...

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, when three brothers have to leave home and build their own houses, the youngest of them shows that the best house can only be built with lots of hard work.

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, a city boy named Sam doesn't like the bush. Find out how Sam changes his mind when he visits his nanna.

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, Caterpillar lived all alone, living in fear of everything around her. She hides in her chrysalis to escape from any danger but gloriously emerges as a beautiful butterfly without fear.

A beautifully animated tale from Brazil about three servants who disobey the orders of the King of the Ocean. The servants open the King's secret bag and release the deep-sea ...

A beautifully animated tale from Brazil about three servants who disobey the orders of the King of the Ocean. The servants open the King's secret bag and release the deep-sea shadows into the daylight. This film playfully imagines how the night came to be and explores the consequences of curiosity.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, Tiddalik the frog drinks ...

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, Tiddalik the frog drinks all the water in the world and the other animals must work out what to do.

Story Time is a show made especially for preschoolers and each episode features a different story teller with help from Teddy Bear called Tall Ted. Every show ends with a ...

Story Time is a show made especially for preschoolers and each episode features a different story teller with help from Teddy Bear called Tall Ted. Every show ends with a craft activity that parents can attain from the www.tallted.com web site so that they can interact with their children and relive the Story Time experience.

Australian comedian Lawrence Leung reads Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack by Lynley Dodd to the Play School toys on the Story Time couch.

Australian comedian Lawrence Leung reads Hairy Maclary and Zachary Quack by Lynley Dodd to the Play School toys on the Story Time couch.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, a very smart cat uses ...

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, a very smart cat uses his wits to create a new life for himself and his poor, young master.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, although he worked ...

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, although he worked extremely hard, a poor shoemaker just couldn't earn enough money to pay his bills, One morning however, he woke to find that someone had solved all his problems. But who?

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, in return for helping an ...

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, in return for helping an old wombat escape from a hunter, a mother kangaroo is given the means to help her baby stay safe and secure.

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, based on a true story, The Shy Mala celebrates the traditions of the Warlpiri people and the survival of an Australian native animal.

Telling Tales
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Telling Tales: The Butterfly Lovers

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  ABC ME  |  April 1, 2015
In this traditional Chinese tale Zhu disguises herself as a boy so that she can go to school and learn. But when she falls in love with Liang, one of her classmates, the ...

In this traditional Chinese tale Zhu disguises herself as a boy so that she can go to school and learn. But when she falls in love with Liang, one of her classmates, the differences in their backgrounds leads to a tragic ending.

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, Cody has so much fun with an old boomerang that has amazing powers so legends say.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, a poor but honest young ...

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, a poor but honest young boy learns the true value of money.

ABC's 7.30 host Leigh Sales takes to the Story Time couch with Play School's Jemima to read an epic tale about the first chook in space. Hear all about Zelda's Big Adventure, ...

ABC's 7.30 host Leigh Sales takes to the Story Time couch with Play School's Jemima to read an epic tale about the first chook in space. Hear all about Zelda's Big Adventure, by Marie Alafaci and illustrated by Shane McG.

Snuggle up with Emma Wiggle on the Story Time couch as she reads the quacking classic picture book Ducks Away! by Mem Fox and Judy Horacek alongside Play School's Little Ted.

Snuggle up with Emma Wiggle on the Story Time couch as she reads the quacking classic picture book Ducks Away! by Mem Fox and Judy Horacek alongside Play School's Little Ted.

Snuggle up with Big Ted and the gang as Story Time returns with another collection of loved stories read by an exciting array of storytellers, including Jack Charles, Emma ...

Snuggle up with Big Ted and the gang as Story Time returns with another collection of loved stories read by an exciting array of storytellers, including Jack Charles, Emma Alberici, Casey Donovan and Kumi Taguchi.

Tune in as Grant Denyer and his six-year-old daughter, Sailor, read the perfect bedtime story Goodnight, Mice! by Frances Watts and Judy Watson.

Tune in as Grant Denyer and his six-year-old daughter, Sailor, read the perfect bedtime story Goodnight, Mice! by Frances Watts and Judy Watson.

Join comedian Rove McManus and Play School's Little Ted as they read a story about a cheeky pug dog in Pig the Winner by Aaron Blabey. What mischief will Pig the Pug get up to ...

Join comedian Rove McManus and Play School's Little Ted as they read a story about a cheeky pug dog in Pig the Winner by Aaron Blabey. What mischief will Pig the Pug get up to next?

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, Aladdin is a poor boy who ...

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, Aladdin is a poor boy who finds a genie in a magic lamp. What will he wish for?

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, on a rocky island off the ...

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, on a rocky island off the Irish coast there once lived a most fearsome giant. One day, when a young boy was out riding his horse on the mainland, the giant suddenly appeared and both boy and horse vanished instantly.

A delightful new Play School series featuring some of Australia's most loved celebrities as they snuggle up on the Story Time couch and read entertaining picture books written ...

A delightful new Play School series featuring some of Australia's most loved celebrities as they snuggle up on the Story Time couch and read entertaining picture books written by Australian authors.

A delightful new Play School series featuring some of Australia's most loved celebrities as they snuggle up on the Story Time couch and read entertaining picture books written ...

A delightful new Play School series featuring some of Australia's most loved celebrities as they snuggle up on the Story Time couch and read entertaining picture books written by Australian authors.

Snuggle up with Debra Lawrance on the Story Time couch as she reads Charlote Voake's Ginger an affectionate account of pet rivalry.

Snuggle up with Debra Lawrance on the Story Time couch as she reads Charlote Voake's Ginger an affectionate account of pet rivalry.

What I Wrote
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What I Wrote: Andrew Bovell - When The Rain Stops Falling

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  ABC  |  September 20, 2013
Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode, Andrew Bovell discusses recurring patterns of family and global ...

Five Australian playwrights talk candidly with Dr Tess Brady about their best known plays. In this episode, Andrew Bovell discusses recurring patterns of family and global histories in When the Rain Stops Falling.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation.

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant ...

Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, Tom Tom is a warm story about a small boy who lives in an Aboriginal community in the Top End of the Northern Territory with his large extended family.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation.

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, when a boastful hare ...

Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, when a boastful hare laughs at a tortoise for being so slow, the tortoise challenges the hare to a race - and the result surprises everyone.

Karen Pang joins her friends on the Story Time couch to share a delightful and entertaining peek into the life of one very busy wombat! Don't miss Jackie French and ...

Karen Pang joins her friends on the Story Time couch to share a delightful and entertaining peek into the life of one very busy wombat! Don't miss Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley's "Diary Of A Wombat".

Join the fun as Adam Liaw and the Play School toys read the classic tale of The Little Red Hen and the Grains of Wheat by author LR Hen and illustrator Jago.

Join the fun as Adam Liaw and the Play School toys read the classic tale of The Little Red Hen and the Grains of Wheat by author LR Hen and illustrator Jago.

Roar with laughter as Faustina Agolley reads the hilarious Why Can't I Be a Dinosaur? by Kylie Westaway and illustrator Tom Jellett.

Roar with laughter as Faustina Agolley reads the hilarious Why Can't I Be a Dinosaur? by Kylie Westaway and illustrator Tom Jellett.

Australian actor Marta Dusseldorp reads Hello Little Babies by Alison Lester to the Play School toys on the Story Time couch.

Australian actor Marta Dusseldorp reads Hello Little Babies by Alison Lester to the Play School toys on the Story Time couch.

Don't miss Casey Donovan on Story Time as she reads The Rabbit-Hole Golf Course by Ella Mulvey, illustrated by Karen Briggs. A warm and funny story about a unique Australian ...

Don't miss Casey Donovan on Story Time as she reads The Rabbit-Hole Golf Course by Ella Mulvey, illustrated by Karen Briggs. A warm and funny story about a unique Australian experience.

Emma Alberici takes to the Story Time couch to read Sam McBratney's timeless story Guess How Much I Love You, beautifully illustrated by Anita Jeram. Don't miss the story that ...

Emma Alberici takes to the Story Time couch to read Sam McBratney's timeless story Guess How Much I Love You, beautifully illustrated by Anita Jeram. Don't miss the story that has captured the hearts of both kids and adults.

It's always a good feeling when you see people helping people (and non-people). Explore the themes of self-satisfaction and positive role models through various different characters.
Explore and share this collection with your senior students featuring films and plays related to the senior curriculum based on a wide range of cultural, social and gender perspective themes.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
Teach your students all about digging, planting and harvesting, vegetables, flowers, herbs. Then find out all about what lives in the garden, featuring episodes of Create, Dirtgirlworld and more.
Is a movie director's vision more vivid than a child's imagination? Challenge your students to compare what they've read with what they've watched in these film adaptations of classic books for children.
After your secondary students have finished reading their recommended texts, encourage them to "compare and contrast" classic and popular books with their movie adaptations from Australia and Hollywood.
Spark your younger students' imagination with this collection of stories helping students to become familiar with new words, sounds and ideas with the best storytellers on television.
Share the story of Nelson Mandela's struggle to end apartheid in South Africa and build a more peaceful world with this collection about Madiba's life and times.
The English language has evolved into far more than an integral communicative tool. Explore the power of words as a spotlight is shone on the next generation of wordsmiths.
Explore depictions of Australia and it's culture through a special collection of films representing life Down Under with a range of selected content for all ages.
In a world that very often feels Orwellian there's never been a more relevant time to study dystopian-themed movies and novels.
Today's complex structure of classrooms make it difficult to use a single approach to teach reading and writing. This literacy focus playlist assists in teaching reading and writing for all learners.
What do The Lion King and The Bad Sleep Well have in common? They're based on Hamlet! Transformative texts recreate aspects of a story to reveal new contexts through adaptation and intertextuality.
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