Mentoring new students
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Mentoring new students

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Imagine moving to a new school where not only do you not know anybody, but you don't even speak the same language! That can be a bit scary but one school is making sure that ...

Imagine moving to a new school where not only do you not know anybody, but you don't even speak the same language! That can be a bit scary but one school is making sure that new students feel welcome with a program that allows them to be mentored by other students. Find out how much showing someone around, playing games and just getting to know them can really help with the transition.

Mexico
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Mexico: Welcome To Mexico

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 12, 2010

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This program introduces Mexico, its varied landscapes and diverse people - from arid deserts to lush tropical rainforests. Presenter Jayne Constantinis visits the small ...

This program introduces Mexico, its varied landscapes and diverse people - from arid deserts to lush tropical rainforests. Presenter Jayne Constantinis visits the small historical town of Taxco, famous for its silver and meets a family who live there.

Mexico
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Mexico: Changing Environments

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC August 19, 2010

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This program explores the spectacular lush environments of southern Mexico. We meet a family from the ancient Lacandon community who live a traditional Mayan lifestyle deep ...

This program explores the spectacular lush environments of southern Mexico. We meet a family from the ancient Lacandon community who live a traditional Mayan lifestyle deep in the rainforest.

Mexico
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Mexico: Changing Settlements

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC August 26, 2010

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An investigation of two very different Mexican cities. The vast capital Mexico City is possibly the largest city in the world. We discovers how this 'mega city' is tackling ...

An investigation of two very different Mexican cities. The vast capital Mexico City is possibly the largest city in the world. We discovers how this 'mega city' is tackling the major environmental problems it faces, including recent successful measures to curb air pollution. Right on the border with the USA, we get a taste of 'Tex-Mex', in the fast growing city of Tijuana.

Mt Everest's Sherpa guides
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Mt Everest's Sherpa guides

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Behind The News reveals the role Nepal's Sherpas play in leading mountaineers up Mt Everest and meets young Australian climber, Alyssa Aza.

Behind The News reveals the role Nepal's Sherpas play in leading mountaineers up Mt Everest and meets young Australian climber, Alyssa Aza.

Mt Everest's Sherpa guides
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Mt Everest's Sherpa guides

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Behind The News reveals the role Nepal's Sherpas play in leading mountaineers up Mt Everest and meets young Australian climber, Alyssa Aza.

Behind The News reveals the role Nepal's Sherpas play in leading mountaineers up Mt Everest and meets young Australian climber, Alyssa Aza.

My Place
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My Place: 1878 - Henry

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC ME June 26, 2011

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My Place, the Logie award-winning ABC TV drama, returns for a second series on ABC3. This time the drama takes us further back in Australian history, with stories ranging from ...

My Place, the Logie award-winning ABC TV drama, returns for a second series on ABC3. This time the drama takes us further back in Australian history, with stories ranging from 1878 to a time before European settlement. Over the 130 years we look at the tales of 13 kids, all of whom have a knack of getting into some sort of trouble.

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My Place: 2008 - Laura

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC April 30, 2014

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Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode one, Laura accidentally sinks a dinghy in the canal and the ashes of the owner's beloved dog are lost in the muddle. She can't find a way to own up. Meanwhile, her mob get together to listen to the Prime Minister's apology to Indigenous people.

My Place
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My Place: 1868 - Minna

Season 2 Episode 2 ABC ME July 3, 2011

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Minna lives with strict German-born parents who privately hope their young daughter's friendship with the well-to-do Owen children - Toby, Harold and Adelaide - will do her ...

Minna lives with strict German-born parents who privately hope their young daughter's friendship with the well-to-do Owen children - Toby, Harold and Adelaide - will do her some good. However, Minna's parents have no clue what these kids get up to when they're on their own. Their favourite game is seeing who can scare the others the most. But when the Owens blame Minna for a disaster caused by their own children, Minna decides to give them the fright of their life.

My Place
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My Place: 1998 - Mohammed

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC Me June 24, 2015

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Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode two, Mohammed is a mad-keen bowler and is desperate to join the cricket team at his new school. However, there are no available places and so he ends up playing with the girls' team, who prove to be the better side.

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My Place: 1858 - Benjamin

Season 2 Episode 3 ABC ME July 10, 2011

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Benjamin's one wish is for his wandering American family to be able to celebrate a proper Thanksgiving dinner in their new place with a real roast turkey. But his efforts to ...

Benjamin's one wish is for his wandering American family to be able to celebrate a proper Thanksgiving dinner in their new place with a real roast turkey. But his efforts to earn the money to buy a turkey plunge him into escalating rivalry with a local Chinese boy, Leck. Their competition leads to one mishap after another until they realise they might be better off co-operating than fighting. But is it too late? And if Ben does succeed, will his family move on again?

My Place
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My Place: 1988 - Lily

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC May 14, 2014

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Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode three, Lily's cousin Phoung arrives with her parents from Vietnam. But the trophy cousin turns out to be a real threat to Lily's status at home and at school.

My Place
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My Place: 1848 - Johanna

Season 2 Episode 4 ABC ME July 17, 2011

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In the fourth episode of My Place, Johanna lives with her grandmother, Sarah and doesn't go to school. She has a job everyday pushing a barrow-load of potatoes around the ...

In the fourth episode of My Place, Johanna lives with her grandmother, Sarah and doesn't go to school. She has a job everyday pushing a barrow-load of potatoes around the town, delivering them to her grandmother's customers. She works like a donkey and the Owen children treat her like one. But do they have the right to be so superior?

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My Place: 1978 - Mike

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC ME August 13, 2014

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Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode four, Mike knows a lot about Australian muscle cars from 1968 to 1978. The other kids think he's odd and Mike believes he only has one friend, Ben, but is Ben a real friend?

My Place
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My Place: 1838 - Davey

Season 2 Episode 5 ABC ME July 24, 2011

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The fifth episode of My Place follows Davey, a young stable boy working for the powerful Owen family. When he learns that his favourite horse, Duchess, is to be sold to the ...

The fifth episode of My Place follows Davey, a young stable boy working for the powerful Owen family. When he learns that his favourite horse, Duchess, is to be sold to the local tannery, he decides to put everything on the line to save her.

My Place
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My Place: 1968 - Sofia

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC May 28, 2014

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Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode five, Sofia is a spy for the yayas and she's determined to get rid of her brother Michaelis's non-Greek girlfriend before he leaves for Vietnam.

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My Place: 1828 - Alice

Season 2 Episode 6 ABC ME July 31, 2011

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When Alice's father, Sam, declares a half day picnic for the workers, Alice and George propose a pig race between their pigs, Wilhelmina and Benny, as part of the ...

When Alice's father, Sam, declares a half day picnic for the workers, Alice and George propose a pig race between their pigs, Wilhelmina and Benny, as part of the entertainment. Alice's siblings, Maryann and Little Sam, enter a third pig in the race, a lumbering old sow named Oink.

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My Place: 1958 - Michaelis

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC June 4, 2014

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Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In ...

Based on the much loved Australian children's classic by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins, My Place tells the story of the children who live in one place over 130 years. In episode six, Michaelis's family is from Kalymnos. He wants to be Australian, not Greek, but even more than that he wants a television so he can watch The Adventures of Robin Hood.