A Convenient Education
38:30

A Convenient Education

SBS2 August 6, 2013

Literacy

English

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
An interactive documentary which explores the experiences and challenges faced by international students, focusing on the Indian student community in Victoria in 2009 and 2010.

An interactive documentary which explores the experiences and challenges faced by international students, focusing on the Indian student community in Victoria in 2009 and 2010.

Class Of
43:01

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 9 Ten October 10, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
It's exam time at Bradfield Senior College and by the end of the week they'll find out how much they have and haven't learnt. This is the moment of truth for the class, who ...

It's exam time at Bradfield Senior College and by the end of the week they'll find out how much they have and haven't learnt. This is the moment of truth for the class, who will pass the test?

Class Of
43:14

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 8 Ten October 3, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
Tough love is certainly the order of the day across the college, as English teacher Rhema is forced to take Jess aside to lay down the law; meanwhile, class 'bad girl' Taylor ...

Tough love is certainly the order of the day across the college, as English teacher Rhema is forced to take Jess aside to lay down the law; meanwhile, class 'bad girl' Taylor has turned the corner.

Class Of
43:07

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 7 Ten September 26, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
This week Daniel gets read the riot act. Ryan's usually easy-going nature is forgotten as he explodes with frustration; meanwhile two of the students in Nev's maths class are ...

This week Daniel gets read the riot act. Ryan's usually easy-going nature is forgotten as he explodes with frustration; meanwhile two of the students in Nev's maths class are accused of cheating.

Class Of
43:00

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 6 Ten September 19, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Preparations are well under-way for the first Parent Teacher night. It's a bib moment for the students: their first formal reports after four months of lessons, some sweat and ...

Preparations are well under-way for the first Parent Teacher night. It's a bib moment for the students: their first formal reports after four months of lessons, some sweat and a lot of tears.

Class Of
44:00

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 5 Ten September 12, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
It's the start of Term 2 and the students are coming back after a 2 week break. This is the toughest part of the year. The time when students start to go off the rails, miss ...

It's the start of Term 2 and the students are coming back after a 2 week break. This is the toughest part of the year. The time when students start to go off the rails, miss classes, or drop out.

Class Of
43:47

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 4 Ten September 5, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Koray's struggled all term to juggle college life with working night shifts to support himself. As the term draws to a close he's forced to choose between work and college.

Koray's struggled all term to juggle college life with working night shifts to support himself. As the term draws to a close he's forced to choose between work and college.

Class Of
44:11

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 3 Ten August 29, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
It's nearly the end of Term 1 at Bradfield College. It's also the end for Lisa and Ryan, the class lovebirds, who break up; and also for the class's much-loved English ...

It's nearly the end of Term 1 at Bradfield College. It's also the end for Lisa and Ryan, the class lovebirds, who break up; and also for the class's much-loved English teacher, Matt Anderson, who quits.

Class Of
44:10

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 2 Ten August 22, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
The first formal assessments are handed out, and, as half-term approaches the class is struggling to cope with the college's demands.

The first formal assessments are handed out, and, as half-term approaches the class is struggling to cope with the college's demands.

Class Of
43:54

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 1 Ten August 15, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Today is the first day of term at Bradfield Seniors college for students with different worries: Daniel was bullied at his last school, Lisa has a fiery temper and Koray ...

Today is the first day of term at Bradfield Seniors college for students with different worries: Daniel was bullied at his last school, Lisa has a fiery temper and Koray hasn't been to school for four years. This documentary series follows fifteen Year 11 students as they try to get their academic careers back on track.

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.

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
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+)
This video has closed captioning
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.

Arrows Of Desire
23:51

Arrows Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC March 22, 2012

English

Literature

Literacy

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

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.

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
This video has closed captioning
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.