Videos to stimulate discussion, inform and expose students to concepts and history surrounding indigenous Australia's history and culture.
The cinematic world is full of amazing stories and these are some of SACE Board of South Australia's favourites. These texts are amongst South Australia and the Northern Territory's suggested texts for secondary English and media arts. Please note, while these videos are recommended by the education department we suggest vetting them with respect to your school's film classification policy.
Learn more about the history, traditions and languages of Australia's First Peoples right here. Watch classic My Place videos, new episodes of Little J and Big Cuz, and explainers from Totally Wild and Behind the News.
26 episodes of My Place, with stories ranging from a time before European settlement to the early 21st Century, My Place tells the tales of children across the generations, all of whom have a knack of getting into some sort of trouble. Expose students to the way our society has changed from the days before colonisation to the multicultural Australia we know today.
With classroom-ready clips for term 1, put some of the big issues of the summer in context, and discuss Lunar New Year, Australia Day, Safer Internet Day, Clean Up Australia Day and Harmony Day as well.
With classroom-ready clips and programs for term 1, put some of the big issues of the summer in context, and discuss Lunar New Year, Australia Day, Safer Internet Day, Clean Up Australia Day, International Women's Day and Harmony Day as well.
Get ready for some of the red letter days in the school calendar with this collection of videos for Australia Day, Clean Up Australia Day, Harmony Day, Easter, Ramadan, Anzac Day, NAIDOC Week, Book Week, Remembrance Day, Christmas and more.
Look back on the history of Australia and how it informs the debate around Australia Day. Consider the perspectives of Aboriginal Australians and others. Learn about significant people, places and events in our nation's history.
Time travel in the classroom with this range of videos on topics suitable for primary school students. Be entertained by Horrible Histories and enchanted by My Place. You might even want to try some of the History Hunters' experiments out for yourself.
Help young learners understand the history behind Remembrance Day and the effects of World War I on the people of Australia. Watch the videos to improve understanding and also see how people commemorate Remembrance Day around the world.
From life-saving devices to modern conveniences, Aussie Inventions that Changed the World is an eight-part series that reveals a raft of great Australian inventors who turned game-changing ideas into a reality and forever changed how we live. This original Foxtel series was produced for the History channel.
We've added some engaging new videos to EnhanceTV over the past couple of months, which can be used to teach everything from creative thinking to Torres Strait history. Explore some of our favourite new programs and movies, including the editor's personal favourite, mockumentary The Dark Side of the Moon.
Discover the leaders whose experiences, studies, and personal reflection developed their capacities for social change in the world.
Discover how ancient civilisations came to explore and settle all over the world, as well as the impact they had on the peoples they encountered. Time Compass's short animated histories narrate the rise and fall of empires in an engaging and accessible style for upper primary students keen to develop their understanding of global continuity and change. <br /> <br /> Learn how the Celts, united not by politics but a way of life, came to migrate across Europe. Meet the Vikings, whose mythology and inhospitable homelands inspired their exploration. See how the Maya organised their city states through religion, calendars and an understanding of their natural environment. Get to know how Christianity helped form the Byzantine Empire, while Constantinople linked East and West through trade. And discover how and why the Persians attempted to build a "universal" empire.
From the dramatisation of the American Revolution in Sons of Liberty through to how Gene Sharp's nonviolent revolutionary theories helped inspire the Arab Spring, see how revolution has reshaped daily life and global politics.
Ever wondered how Australia became so diverse and multicultural? Dive into the history of immigration and discover heart warming stories who have left their past to start a new life in Australia featured in this collection.
Ruled by emperors and largely unheard of empresses, Ancient Rome was an era of excess - spanning from the Mediterranean in 27 BC to the Middle East until 1453.
The concentration of Turkish power was a force to be reckoned with in southern Europe through to North Africa from the 14th to early 20th centuries.
Before ABBA and IKEA, the people of Scandinavia were making their mark on Europe in a very different way. The Vikings were a seafaring people that created themselves a lasting legacy for daring sea exploration, tactical warfare and intelligent trade from the 8th through to the 11th centuries.
The Silk Road was an important ancient trade route connecting Europe with China, running through what is now the Middle East and East Africa. It saw the birth of the booming spice trade and lucrative silk trade from China to wealthy Europeans.
In the period between the fall of the Roman Empire and the French Revolution came the Middle Ages. The medieval period saw the rise of great explorers leaving Europe to discover the "new world", the birth of modern art through the Renaissance and religious upheaval across the world.
Hop aboard as we travel back to the Age of Exploration. European ships were sent out to discover new trading routes and partners, as well as find new parts of the world in which they could expand their ever-increasing populations, the results of which have shaped the way we view the world today.
The modern world we know and live in started its life in the 1760s when new manufacturing processes made mass production achievable. Explore how industrialisation saw populations shift from more agrarian communities into large-scale cities.
Discover the life of Jesus and insights into the world of Christianity by watching this Easter exclusive curated collection featuring Compass and The Passion of Christ plus much more in this collection.
From the first fleet to the masses of free settlers that travelled for more than two months at sea to call Australia home, take a look at the obstacles and challenges faced by Australia's early settlers.
Explore the early history of the European settlement of Australia with our range of documentaries, dramatisations and reflections of this country's colonial past.
Explore the early civilisations of Egypt whilst learning about characteristic features of the past, including ideas, beliefs with this curated collection to share with your class.
Learn about one of the most populous nation in the world by taking a leap in history and updates on modern day China with this curated collection.
Learn the life stories of your favourite famous figures with our extensive collection of biographies, tv series and exclusive documentaries.
The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany lead by Hitler murdered about 6 million European Jews. View and share this collection with your class.
Explore Australia's experience of federation, democracy and citizenship while marking Australia Day.
At 11am on November 11, 1918, World War I formally ended after more than four years of fighting in Europe. Share the significance of the centenary of the armistice with your students with the help of these videos.
The 20th century was a transformative period for Russia as the nation went through revolution, industrialisation, the Great Purge, space race and Cold War. Explore the rise and fall of the USSR here.
The Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, is the perfect excuse to explore India's vibrant culture with your students. Discover the ancient origins and modern shape of the globe's second most populous nation.
Discover digital solutions that are relevant in a world where digital realms are transforming education, business and many other industries while informing students of the change in technology overtime.
Nonviolent resistance is the practice of achieving goals such as social change through protests and civil disobedience whilst remaining nonviolent. In this collection find out about nonviolent movements and information about nonviolent resistance advocates.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
See how the world's bestselling book came into being, discover how it has been reshaped over time, and go in search of the archaeological traces of the Bible's stories.
Meet the people who transformed Christianity from a sect to an empire, from the Middle Ages to Vatican II, and from Martin Luther to Pope Francis.
In August 1945 the US dropped two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, devastating the Japanese cities. See the aftermath of the attacks while exploring the history of nuclear disasters. (ACDSEH107, ACDSEH127)
From the Silk Road to the Great Wall, Ancient China is a rich and diverse tapestry of dynasties and empires. Learn more about the rich history of one of the world's largest superpowers.
Share the story of Nelson Mandela's struggle to end apartheid in South Africa and build a more peaceful world with this collection about Madiba's life and times.
The Egyptian Empire was once the pinnacle of civilisation. An explosion of wealth, power and creativity made it the envy of the ancient world. But what led to its downfall?
The storming of the Bastille by a mob of Parisians on July 14, 1789, set loose a generation of warfare and sowed the seeds for the modern political system.
When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79AD, it left a trail of destruction in its wake. Among them, the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Explore this collection of videos examining the impact of the gold rushes on the development of "Marvellous Melbourne" and Australia. (ACHASSK107, VCHHK090, VCHHK136)
Are you all about the English monarchy on the Queen's Birthday? View this playlist for a collection about Australia's favourite female heads of state, including Victoria and the Elizabeths.
This National Reconciliation Week, learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' struggle for civil rights as Australia reconciles with its past.
Italy lies in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea Find out all about Italy, it's culture, food and history in this curated playlist.
Before European people arrived in Australia in 1788, the way indigenous people lived was very different to how we live today. Find out more about their life pre colonialisation. (ACHASSK107,VCHHC082,VCHHC097,VCHHC121)
This playlist focuses on Australia post 1900 and includes topics such as race, rights and immigration in Australia since 1900. Also find out more about migration experiences to Australia.
Australia as a nation moves from colonial Australia to the development of Australia as a nation. Explore the factors leading to Federation and experiences of democracy and citizenship.
Explore changing experiences of democracy and citizenship through the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, focusing on land rights and the significance of Mabo Day.
A royal wedding is a marriage ceremony involving members of royal family. This week we are celebrating the royal event the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction.
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough, explore Kakadu's Mountford rock art, peek inside the micro-worlds of the Galapagos, and be awed by the Great Wall of China when exploring the world's heritage sites.