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
11-12
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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
23:58

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC February 28, 2011

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
11-12
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 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.

Arrows Of Desire
23:51

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC February 21, 2011

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
11-12
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 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
24:09

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC February 14, 2011

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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

Literacy

9-10
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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
23:49

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC February 7, 2011

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
11-12
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: 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.

Syrian School
55:15

Syrian School: Syria's Got Talent

Episode 5 SBS2 October 15, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Literacy

Numeracy

9-10
11-12
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.

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.

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

Numeracy

9-10
11-12
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
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.

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: Marked For Life

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 September 3, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Personal and social capability

Literacy

Numeracy

9-10
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.

Arrows Of Desire
23:50

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 11 ABC August 24, 2010

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
11-12
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: Advertisement for the ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Advertisement for the Waldorf-Astoria by Langston Hughes, Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins, Of Many Worlds in This World by Margaret Cavendish, The Arrival of the Bee Box by Syliva Plath.

Arrows Of Desire
23:50

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 10 ABC August 17, 2010

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: My Mistress eyes are nothing like ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: My Mistress eyes are nothing like the Sunne by William Shakespeare, On the Farm by RS Thomas, This is a Hymn by Lorna Goodison, Lines on the Death of Dr Swift by Jonathan Swift.

Arrows Of Desire
23:51

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC August 10, 2010

English

Literature

Literacy

9-10
11-12
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: You will be hearing from us ...

Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: You will be hearing from us shortly by UA Fanthorpe, This living hand, now warm and capable by John Keats, Front Lines by Gary Snyder, Illuminations by Tony Harrison.

Inspiring Teachers
24:57

Inspiring Teachers: Miss Tina Valassis

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS August 4, 2010

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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In this final episode of Inspiring Teachers we meet Miss Tina Valassis and her alter ego, Miss Science. Both Miss Valassis and Miss Science love science as though it were a ...

In this final episode of Inspiring Teachers we meet Miss Tina Valassis and her alter ego, Miss Science. Both Miss Valassis and Miss Science love science as though it were a religion. Miss Science is more than a science-teaching activist. In this neck of the woods she's a rock star. In her lab Tina instils in her students not only a love of science but offers valuable life skills as well. For her students, many of whom have learning difficulties, her lab becomes their haven and a place where they can truly shine.

Inspiring Teachers
24:58

Inspiring Teachers: Ms Nirupa Badve

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS July 28, 2010

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Tonight we meet Ms Nirupa Badve, a Computer and Maths teacher at Holyroyd High School's Intensive English Language Centre in western Sydney. Most of Nirupa's students are ...

Tonight we meet Ms Nirupa Badve, a Computer and Maths teacher at Holyroyd High School's Intensive English Language Centre in western Sydney. Most of Nirupa's students are refugees from war-torn countries and many have never been in a classroom before. For many of them, a computer is something they might have heard of but never had the opportunity to use.

Inspiring Teachers
24:57

Inspiring Teachers: Mr Michael Parker

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS July 21, 2010

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Tonight we meet Michael Parker in his final year as an English teacher at Newington College, a private boy's school in the Sydney suburb of Stanmore. He was responsible for ...

Tonight we meet Michael Parker in his final year as an English teacher at Newington College, a private boy's school in the Sydney suburb of Stanmore. He was responsible for the introduction of Critical Thinking classes for Year 7 students that tackles everything from Post Modernism to "where ideas come from".