Friendship, family and feeling left out
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Friendship, family and feeling left out

Clip from Hating Alison Ashley

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Alison upsets Erica by insulting the low academic and social standards of her high school. Later, Alison visits Erica at home and meets her family. Erica, embarrassed by her ...

Alison upsets Erica by insulting the low academic and social standards of her high school. Later, Alison visits Erica at home and meets her family. Erica, embarrassed by her family and social position, invents stories about their "real" lives. Alison plays along. Erica walks Alison home but on the way is ditched by Alison for her other friends.

Chihiro and her family move away
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Chihiro and her family move away

Clip from Spirited Away

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Chihiro lies pouting on the back seat of her parents' car, adamant not to enjoy or participate in the experience of moving away from home. Chihiro displays her fear and ...

Chihiro lies pouting on the back seat of her parents' car, adamant not to enjoy or participate in the experience of moving away from home. Chihiro displays her fear and uncertainty as annoyance.

Honesty, family bonds and courage
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Honesty, family bonds and courage

Clip from Fly Away Home

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The flock joins a population of migrating wild geese, separating from Amy and Thomas. Thomas and Amy follow the birds, deterring the poachers and making an unscheduled ...

The flock joins a population of migrating wild geese, separating from Amy and Thomas. Thomas and Amy follow the birds, deterring the poachers and making an unscheduled landing. That night, Amy asks Thomas why he never visited her, pressing him for an honest answer. The next day Thomas ultra-light suffers structural failure. Thomas tells Amy she must continue the journey alone, but Amy is hesitant. Thomas reassures her that she is strong and capable, just like her mother.

Migration, habits and development
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Migration, habits and development

Clip from Fly Away Home

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Amy makes the last leg of the journey alone. Meanwhile, at the North Carolina sanctuary, a crowd of environmentalists protest the imminent destruction of the marshes. Knowing ...

Amy makes the last leg of the journey alone. Meanwhile, at the North Carolina sanctuary, a crowd of environmentalists protest the imminent destruction of the marshes. Knowing Amy is due to arrive that day, naturalist Dr Killan blocks a bulldozer. The crowd cheers as Amy and the flock arrive, effectively teaching the birds to migrate and saving the habitat from development. The journey of the geese also symbolises Amy's journey through loss, migration, accepting her new family.

Healthy communication and breaking old habits
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Healthy communication and breaking old habits

Clip from Kids' Business

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Jacob tells Bernadette about his dad, and they discuss strategies for communicating. With Bernadette's encouragement, Jacob calls his father and talks to him about his ...

Jacob tells Bernadette about his dad, and they discuss strategies for communicating. With Bernadette's encouragement, Jacob calls his father and talks to him about his thoughts and feelings. Back at school, Casey tells Bernadette that she told her father about the emotional effects of his behaviour during a family meeting. Talking with facilitator Bernadette, Casey also acknowledges that talking to her father and learning to communicate her feelings effectively can break negative habits.

Learning about emotional intelligence
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Learning about emotional intelligence

Clip from Kids' Business

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Matt shares with the class that he misses his father, who is absent because of work, and together they workshop ways to approach the subject. Bernadette explains the ...

Matt shares with the class that he misses his father, who is absent because of work, and together they workshop ways to approach the subject. Bernadette explains the importance of using the pronoun 'I' rather than 'you' when communicating, to safeguard against casting blame. The class learns about 'I' messages and communicating emotions effectively.

Judgement, acceptance and acceptance
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Judgement, acceptance and acceptance

Clip from Shrek

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While Princess Fiona sleeps, Shrek tells Donkey of all the ogre histories written in the stars. Donkey doesn't believe him, but Shrek tells him that "sometimes things are more ...

While Princess Fiona sleeps, Shrek tells Donkey of all the ogre histories written in the stars. Donkey doesn't believe him, but Shrek tells him that "sometimes things are more than they appear", which is also a clue about Fiona. Donkey presses Shrek about his seclusion and Shrek reveals he is unhappy with the way people judge him. After breakfast, Fiona surprises them by not being as ladylike as they expected, echoing Shrek's sentiment about judging before knowing.

Loss, family and migration
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Loss, family and migration

Clip from Fly Away Home

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Amy Alden recovers from a car accident, waking up to find that her mother has died and her father, Thomas, is there to take her to Canada. When Amy arrives in Canada she ...

Amy Alden recovers from a car accident, waking up to find that her mother has died and her father, Thomas, is there to take her to Canada. When Amy arrives in Canada she learns that her estranged father is an eccentric sculptor, inventor and ultra-light aircraft pioneer. Thomas' character is based on Canadian inventor and sculpture Bill Lishman and his work with naturalist Bill Carrick. The opening scene symbolises the journey of the geese Amy adopts.

Never give up
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Never give up

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

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Eddie tells Bronson he is going the Olympics, explaining they haven't updated the rules in 52 years. Bronson refuses to escort Eddie up the 70-meter slope, thinking he won't ...

Eddie tells Bronson he is going the Olympics, explaining they haven't updated the rules in 52 years. Bronson refuses to escort Eddie up the 70-meter slope, thinking he won't actually jump. At the top, Eddie slips and is badly injured in the landing. Feeling responsible, Bronson visits him in the hospital and notices Warren Sharpe's autobiography. As Bronson reads, he learns Sharpe considered Bronson his most gifted but disappointing jumper, because a true Olympian never gives up.

Class, opportunities and dreams
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Class, opportunities and dreams

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

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Eddie Edwards, an aspiring Olympian and downhill skier, is told he won't be selected for the 1988 Calgary Olympics. Eddie's father tries to convince him to get a skill and ...

Eddie Edwards, an aspiring Olympian and downhill skier, is told he won't be selected for the 1988 Calgary Olympics. Eddie's father tries to convince him to get a skill and earn a living instead. The social and economic divide between the wealthy and the working class is made apparent. That evening, with a little encouragement from his mother and an old poster, Eddie decides to take up ski jumping instead. Eddie visits the British Olympics Association to discuss qualifying.

Indigenous community and AFL coaches address the booing of Adam Goodes
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Indigenous community and AFL coaches address the booing of Adam Goodes

Clip from The Final Quarter

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In The Final Quarter, The Marngrook Footy Show discusses whether it is fair that Adam Goodes is being booed for receiving unfair free kicks. Stan Grant and Goode’s mother ...

In The Final Quarter, The Marngrook Footy Show discusses whether it is fair that Adam Goodes is being booed for receiving unfair free kicks. Stan Grant and Goode’s mother defend Goodes and make a call for people to consider how he is feeling. Despite this, booing continues, much to the frustration of AFL Coaches, one coach makes the statement “It’s bullying at best, racism at its worst”. Discussion point: Do you agree with the coach’s statement? Why or why not?

The Final Quarter: Goodes points out racist crowd behaviour
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The Final Quarter: Goodes points out racist crowd behaviour

Clip from The Final Quarter

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In The Final Quarter, we observe the final moments of the match in the indigenous round when Goodes points out a young Collingwood supporter to a security guard for racial ...

In The Final Quarter, we observe the final moments of the match in the indigenous round when Goodes points out a young Collingwood supporter to a security guard for racial abuse. Goodes describes the incident as 'shattering'. Discussion point: Why do you think he felt it important to point out her action, rather than just let it go?

Booing a mark of 'respect': Goodes
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Booing a mark of 'respect': Goodes

Clip from The Final Quarter

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The booing of Adam Goodes persists and gets even worse as the Sydney Swans meet the Hawthorn Hawks in the 2014 AFL grand final. Goodes states that sometimes booing can be a ...

The booing of Adam Goodes persists and gets even worse as the Sydney Swans meet the Hawthorn Hawks in the 2014 AFL grand final. Goodes states that sometimes booing can be a mark of respect, indicating the opposition doesn't want you to play as well as they know you can. Discussion: Do you agree with this statement? Do you think it's acceptable to target and boo a player at a football match? Why or why or not? How is it different from targeting one person in the playground at school?

Florida man swallowed by sinkhole
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Florida man swallowed by sinkhole

Clip from Horizon

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Jeremy Bush, Janell Wicker Wheeler and Douglas Duvall recount the moment Jeff Bush fell through a sinkhole when the earth opened up under his bedroom in Florida.

Jeremy Bush, Janell Wicker Wheeler and Douglas Duvall recount the moment Jeff Bush fell through a sinkhole when the earth opened up under his bedroom in Florida.

Mandela unites nation around Springboks
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Mandela unites nation around Springboks

Clip from Invictus

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Mandela moves to unite South Africa around the Springboks, a symbol of oppression.

Mandela moves to unite South Africa around the Springboks, a symbol of oppression.

Springboks face All Blacks haka after anthems
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Springboks face All Blacks haka after anthems

Clip from Invictus

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South Africans are united by national anthem and Springboks face All Blacks haka.

South Africans are united by national anthem and Springboks face All Blacks haka.

Brothers working together
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Brothers working together

Clip from Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules

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Greg and Rodrick put their differences aside to help each other clean up after having a party while their parents are out of town. While they do decide to work together, the ...

Greg and Rodrick put their differences aside to help each other clean up after having a party while their parents are out of town. While they do decide to work together, the motive of their actions is questionable.

Sophie meets Howl and the journey begins
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Sophie meets Howl and the journey begins

Clip from Howl's Moving Castle

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Sophie takes a back alley and is stopped by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her. As they taunt her vulnerability, Howl introduces himself as her partner, ...

Sophie takes a back alley and is stopped by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her. As they taunt her vulnerability, Howl introduces himself as her partner, effectively rescuing her from the situation and involving her in a new one. Howl is presented as compassionate and charming, countering his reputation as a villain who steals the hearts of girls.