Syrian School
54:59

Syrian School: Marked For Life

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 September 3, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Literacy

Numeracy

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11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
In this five-part series, Syrian School follows a year in the life of four schools in Damascus, a high-pressure cross roads in the Middle East. It concentrates on some ...

In this five-part series, Syrian School follows a year in the life of four schools in Damascus, a high-pressure cross roads in the Middle East. It concentrates on some remarkable characters finding their way in a country that has never before opened ordinary life up to cameras in this way and challenges the usual cliches of Arab life charting the highs and lows of the school year.

Syrian School
54:59

Syrian School: Being Inspired

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 September 10, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Literacy

Numeracy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population, whose government is modernising the education ...

Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population, whose government is modernising the education system. This unique five-part series looks at a fascinating country through the eyes of its schoolchildren, their families and their teachers.

Syrian School
54:59

Syrian School: Changing Schools

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 September 24, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Literacy

Numeracy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population whose government is modernising the education ...

Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population whose government is modernising the education system. This unique five-part series looks at a fascinating country through the eyes of its schoolchildren, their families and their teachers.

We Are The People We've Been Waiting For
1:17:03

We Are The People We've Been Waiting For

ABC2 September 29, 2010

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Literacy

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9-10
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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
A landmark documentary reveals a very inconvenient truth about education. This film looks at whether the current UK education system gives young people enough opportunity to ...

A landmark documentary reveals a very inconvenient truth about education. This film looks at whether the current UK education system gives young people enough opportunity to develop their talents. How much are children being failed by a system that was created at the time of the industrial revolution?

Syrian School
55:01

Syrian School: Rap Refugees

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS2 October 1, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Literacy

Numeracy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population whose government is modernising the education ...

Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population whose government is modernising the education system. This unique five-part series looks at a fascinating country through the eyes of its schoolchildren, their families and their teachers.

Syrian School
55:15

Syrian School: Syria's Got Talent

Episode 5 SBS2 October 15, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Literacy

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9-10
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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population whose government is modernising the education ...

Syrian School goes beyond the cliches surrounding the Middle East to meet the human face of a fast growing young population whose government is modernising the education system. This unique five-part series looks at a fascinating country through the eyes of its school children, their families and their teachers.

Arrows Of Desire
23:49

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC February 7, 2011

English

Literature

Literacy

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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Prayer Before Birth by Louis ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Prayer Before Birth by Louis MacNeice, The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost, How Pleasant to Know Mr Lear by Edward Lear, The Red Wheelbarrow and To a Poor Old Woman by William Carlos Williams.

Arrows Of Desire
24:09

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC February 14, 2011

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Literature

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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Do not go gentle into that good ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Do not go gentle into that good night by Dylan Thomas, At Grass by Philip Larkin, Musee des Beaux Arts by WH Auden, and I heard a fly buzz when I died by Emily Dickinson.

Arrows Of Desire
24:02

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC February 14, 2011

English

Literature

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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Not Waving but Drowning by Stevie ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Not Waving but Drowning by Stevie Smith, What Were They Like? by Denise Levertov, Piano by DH Lawrence and The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde.

Arrows Of Desire
23:51

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC February 21, 2011

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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Ruined Maid by Thomas Hardy, ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Ruined Maid by Thomas Hardy, Follower by Seamus Heaney, In Mrs Tilscher's Class by Carol Ann Duffy and Gypsies by John Clare.

Arrows Of Desire
23:58

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC February 28, 2011

English

Literature

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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Willing Mistress by Aphra ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Willing Mistress by Aphra Behn, An Irish Airman Foresees his Death by WB Yeats, Composed Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth and Adlestrop by Edward Thomas.

My Country China: A Way Out
22:14

My Country China: A Way Out

BBC World News April 15, 2011

Asia and Australia

Literacy

Critical thinking

Personal and social capability

9-10
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This film follows three Chinese students from different backgrounds striving to survive. Through their experiences the program evaluates China's education system, exploring ...

This film follows three Chinese students from different backgrounds striving to survive. Through their experiences the program evaluates China's education system, exploring options for students in a country where success is the only thing that matters.

Arrows Of Desire
24:08

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC August 5, 2011

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Eden Rock by Charles Causley, In ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Eden Rock by Charles Causley, In Westminister Abbey by Sir John Betjeman, Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley and Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilifred Owen.

Waiting For Superman
1:46:28

Waiting For Superman

FOXTEL Premiere February 29, 2012

Personal and social capability

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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
From Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar-winning director of An Inconvenient Truth, comes this deeply personal exploration of the current state of public education in the US and how ...

From Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar-winning director of An Inconvenient Truth, comes this deeply personal exploration of the current state of public education in the US and how it is affecting children. Fuelled by his conscience and electrified by the possibilities for change, Guggenheim sets off on a probing journey into the lives of five unforgettable kids whose dreams, hopes and untapped potential reveal all that it is at stake at this critical moment.

Fry's Planet Word
59:12

Fry's Planet Word: Babel

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC March 11, 2012

English

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Language is what defines humans from other species, and with our planet home to around 7,000 different languages, words have played a crucial role in our evolution. Renowned ...

Language is what defines humans from other species, and with our planet home to around 7,000 different languages, words have played a crucial role in our evolution. Renowned wordsmith and host of this series, Stephen Fry, is the perfect guide for this fascinating exploration of language in all its forms: from cutting edge linguistic research to the glories of world literature.

Fry's Planet Word
59:02

Fry's Planet Word: Identity

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 18, 2012

English

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9-10
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What is it that defines us? In the second episode Stephen argues that above all, it's the way we speak. Be it a national language, a regional dialect or even class variation - ...

What is it that defines us? In the second episode Stephen argues that above all, it's the way we speak. Be it a national language, a regional dialect or even class variation - we interpret and define ourselves through our language.

Arrows Of Desire
23:51

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC March 22, 2012

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Flea by John Donne, A Letter ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Flea by John Donne, A Letter from Marie Curie by Lavinia Greenlaw, Naming of Parts by Henry Reed and A sight in camp in the daybreak gray and dim by Walt Whitman.

Fry's Planet Word
57:54

Fry's Planet Word: Uses And Abuses

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC March 25, 2012

English

Literacy

9-10
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Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
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This episode looks at the ways language is used and abused. While not everyone approves of 'bad' language, Stephen learns that swearing plays an important part in human ...

This episode looks at the ways language is used and abused. While not everyone approves of 'bad' language, Stephen learns that swearing plays an important part in human communication all over the world.