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.

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

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.

Fry's Planet Word
56:21

Fry's Planet Word: The Power And The Glory

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC April 8, 2012

English

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Storytelling has been with us as long as language itself. In this episode Stephen uncovers why certain words can make us laugh, cry or tear our hair out and discovers through ...

Storytelling has been with us as long as language itself. In this episode Stephen uncovers why certain words can make us laugh, cry or tear our hair out and discovers through history what has made a good story.

Awaken
57:30

Awaken

NITV November 18, 2015

Indigenous Australians

Literacy

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
Australia's Indigenous nations are as diverse as they are many but when it comes to education everyone is expected to fit into one model. If we're really serious about ...

Australia's Indigenous nations are as diverse as they are many but when it comes to education everyone is expected to fit into one model. If we're really serious about improving educational outcomes is it time to look at more flexibility in the schooling systems.

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
11-12
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.

Fry's Planet Word
58:46

Fry's Planet Word: Spreading The Word

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC April 1, 2012

English

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Stephen Fry explores 'The Written Word'. Writing is our greatest invention - making it possible to communicate across space and time. Without writing we would have no history, ...

Stephen Fry explores 'The Written Word'. Writing is our greatest invention - making it possible to communicate across space and time. Without writing we would have no history, and very little technology.

Fry's Planet Word
59:02

Fry's Planet Word: Identity

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 18, 2012

English

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This video has closed captioning
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.

Fry's Planet Word
59:12

Fry's Planet Word: Babel

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC March 11, 2012

English

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
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.

Genius Of The Modern World
59:15

Genius Of The Modern World

Episode 2 The History Channel August 5, 2017

Civics and citizenship

Literacy

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Bettany Hughes goes in search of the beliefs of a man whose work is among the most devastatingly manipulated and misinterpreted in philosophical history. Nietzsche's dislike ...

Bettany Hughes goes in search of the beliefs of a man whose work is among the most devastatingly manipulated and misinterpreted in philosophical history. Nietzsche's dislike of systems and of seeking truths left his ideas ambiguous and sometimes incoherent.

Unschooled: Save Our Future
1:07:16

Unschooled: Save Our Future

NITV April 23, 2017

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Save our Future founder Charlotte Austin Jordan began dedicating her life to reaching inner city teens after experiencing her own personal tragedies.

Save our Future founder Charlotte Austin Jordan began dedicating her life to reaching inner city teens after experiencing her own personal tragedies.

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?

Wordplay
1:25:21

Wordplay

SBS April 2, 2017

English

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
An in-depth look at The New York Times crossword puzzle, its editor Will Shortz and the wonderfully unique and loyal fan base Shortz has built and nurtured during his 12-year ...

An in-depth look at The New York Times crossword puzzle, its editor Will Shortz and the wonderfully unique and loyal fan base Shortz has built and nurtured during his 12-year tenure at the paper. Crossword aficionados Bill Clinton and Jon Stewart speak about their love and fascination for the New York Times' particular brand of crossword. The film also takes us to the final of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament where the top three contestants compete in front of a room full of admirers.

The Devil Wears Prada
1:42:12

The Devil Wears Prada

Ten December 11, 2016

English

Literature

Media arts

Literacy

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In New York, a naive young woman scores a job as the second assistant to one of the city's biggest magazine editors, Miranda Priestly of Runway fashion magazine.

In New York, a naive young woman scores a job as the second assistant to one of the city's biggest magazine editors, Miranda Priestly of Runway fashion magazine.

Waiting For Superman
1:46:28

Waiting For Superman

FOXTEL Premiere February 29, 2012

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

Literacy

Numeracy

9-10
11-12
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.

Great Expectations
1:46:50

Great Expectations

Foxtel Romance May 23, 2016

English

Literature

Literacy

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
This film is about a young man's passage into manhood and of the three individuals who change the course of his life forever. Set in a small town in Florida, we follow the ...

This film is about a young man's passage into manhood and of the three individuals who change the course of his life forever. Set in a small town in Florida, we follow the journey of the young and impoverished Finnigan Bell into adulthood. His adventure begins when he is forced to aid a dangerous convict in his escape from prison and is further complicated when he meets a rich and insane matron and falls in love with her niece, the icy beauty Estella. Finn's artistic talent and an unknown benefactor take him to New York, where it appears that all of his dreams are within his grasp, including a reunion with Estella. However, in this epic story of fate and desire, Finn becomes lost trying to realise his own great expectations.