Water shortages, punishment and making good
6:14

Water shortages, punishment and making good

Clip from Holes

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Mr Sir tells the boys about a place that never rains. Stanley takes the blame for stealing Mr Sir's sunflower seeds and is brought to Warden Walker. At Warden Walker's house, ...

Mr Sir tells the boys about a place that never rains. Stanley takes the blame for stealing Mr Sir's sunflower seeds and is brought to Warden Walker. At Warden Walker's house, Mr Sir's plan for punishment goes awry. Stanley returns to the digging fields to find that Zero has finished digging his hole for him. Zero claims he did so because he was being wrongfully punished. Stanley decides to finally make good on Zero request to learn to read.

Artefacts, bullies and new romances
9:51

Artefacts, bullies and new romances

Clip from Holes

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Rex bullies Stanley into handing over a mysterious object he found in the dirt, which he shows to camp councillor Dr Pendanski. Warden Walker is called to inspect the find. ...

Rex bullies Stanley into handing over a mysterious object he found in the dirt, which he shows to camp councillor Dr Pendanski. Warden Walker is called to inspect the find. Rex receives the day off and the boys are told to dig double-time in search of more artefacts. Flashbacks to the populous Camp Green Lake show a burgeoning romance between Sam the onion man and Katherine Barlow, and her rejection of wealthy heir to the town, Charles "Trout" Walker.

Friendship, family and feeling left out
9:16

Friendship, family and feeling left out

Clip from Hating Alison Ashley

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Alison upsets Erica by insulting the low academic and social standards of her high school. Later, Alison visits Erica at home and meets her family. Erica, embarrassed by her ...

Alison upsets Erica by insulting the low academic and social standards of her high school. Later, Alison visits Erica at home and meets her family. Erica, embarrassed by her family and social position, invents stories about their "real" lives. Alison plays along. Erica walks Alison home but on the way is ditched by Alison for her other friends.

Never give up
7:17

Never give up

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Eddie tells Bronson he is going the Olympics, explaining they haven't updated the rules in 52 years. Bronson refuses to escort Eddie up the 70-meter slope, thinking he won't ...

Eddie tells Bronson he is going the Olympics, explaining they haven't updated the rules in 52 years. Bronson refuses to escort Eddie up the 70-meter slope, thinking he won't actually jump. At the top, Eddie slips and is badly injured in the landing. Feeling responsible, Bronson visits him in the hospital and notices Warren Sharpe's autobiography. As Bronson reads, he learns Sharpe considered Bronson his most gifted but disappointing jumper, because a true Olympian never gives up.

Class, opportunities and dreams
5:17

Class, opportunities and dreams

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Eddie Edwards, an aspiring Olympian and downhill skier, is told he won't be selected for the 1988 Calgary Olympics. Eddie's father tries to convince him to get a skill and ...

Eddie Edwards, an aspiring Olympian and downhill skier, is told he won't be selected for the 1988 Calgary Olympics. Eddie's father tries to convince him to get a skill and earn a living instead. The social and economic divide between the wealthy and the working class is made apparent. That evening, with a little encouragement from his mother and an old poster, Eddie decides to take up ski jumping instead. Eddie visits the British Olympics Association to discuss qualifying.

Self-perception of students shaken
1:25

Self-perception of students shaken

Clip from Insight

Personal and social capability

7-8
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Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
School students are asked to explain how they see themselves and believe others see them. But their belief in how they are perceived is put to the test when classmates are ...

School students are asked to explain how they see themselves and believe others see them. But their belief in how they are perceived is put to the test when classmates are asked to describe them in a NSW Department of Education video.

Poor with friends versus lonely and wealthy
9:33

Poor with friends versus lonely and wealthy

Clip from Billionaire Boy

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Leonard Spud works at a toilet paper factory. He's down on his luck and can't even buy his son, Joe, a proper Christmas present. The sequence is shot in sepia until, while ...

Leonard Spud works at a toilet paper factory. He's down on his luck and can't even buy his son, Joe, a proper Christmas present. The sequence is shot in sepia until, while crying over the kitchen sink, Leonard invents "Bum Fresh". Bum Fresh revolutionises toilet paper and catapults Joe and Leonard into great wealth. Len gives Joe everything he could ever want, but over time Joe feels more isolated than ever before.

Joe and Len learn the difference between greed and generosity
9:59

Joe and Len learn the difference between greed and generosity

Clip from Billionaire Boy

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Realising the error of his ways, Joe seeks to apologise to those he hurt. Together, Joe, Bob and Maddie plan a surprise for Mrs Sharp. Joe gives the last of his money to ...

Realising the error of his ways, Joe seeks to apologise to those he hurt. Together, Joe, Bob and Maddie plan a surprise for Mrs Sharp. Joe gives the last of his money to Maddie, telling her to build a school in Africa. Wandering the streets alone, Joe bumps into Raj and discovers Bum Fresh has gone bust overnight. At home, Len and Joe make amends, and Bob and Julie generously invite them for Christmas dinner.

Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics
8:40

Having goals, working hard, and China-US politics

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong ...

Li and classmates secretly watch the Mikhail Baryshnikov video their teacher Chan gave him before his arrest. Li is motivated to train harder than ever. In 1976 Mao Zedong dies and China begins to interact with the West. Three years later, Houston Ballet director Ben Stevenson visits the Beijing dance academy. Ben invites Li to travel to the US and Communist Party officials debate whether Li is politically ready to resist the West.

Resilience, commitment and passion
6:40

Resilience, commitment and passion

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Ben teaches Li the chorography of the performance. Confident in Li, but concerned about overloading him, Ben tells Li they can cancel the show. Li is determined to learn the ...

Ben teaches Li the chorography of the performance. Confident in Li, but concerned about overloading him, Ben tells Li they can cancel the show. Li is determined to learn the piece. On opening night, Li freezes on stage, reflecting on his journey, his family, the Cultural Revolution, his old dance school, the arrest of teacher Chan and the parable his teacher told him about strength, courage and passion. Li begins his performance, dancing perfectly with his partner.

Racism, cultural appropriation and hypocrisy
6:20

Racism, cultural appropriation and hypocrisy

Clip from Mao's Last Dancer

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Li asks Ben about a word he was called in the street. Ben, protecting Li from the cruelty of racism, tells Li the official meaning. Elizabeth and Li go to the movies and a ...

Li asks Ben about a word he was called in the street. Ben, protecting Li from the cruelty of racism, tells Li the official meaning. Elizabeth and Li go to the movies and a Chinese restaurant for dinner. Elizabeth tries new food, and Li learns new words. The next day, Ben's principal dancer injures his shoulder. Ben suggests Li fills the position. Betty Lou asks if Li can play a Spaniard, ethically, and Ben reminds them that an American has played a Japanese character.

Small wins and personal demons
9:54

Small wins and personal demons

Clip from Eddie the Eagle

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Bronson and Eddie begin training. Eddie makes the 61-metre minimum jump in a practice run but falls during competition. Eddie argues for a re-jump but is refused. That ...

Bronson and Eddie begin training. Eddie makes the 61-metre minimum jump in a practice run but falls during competition. Eddie argues for a re-jump but is refused. That evening Bronson tells Eddie how proud he is of him. Defeated, Eddie leaves Bronson in the van to calls his mum to say he's coming home. The next day he learns the practice jump was recorded and he's going to the Olympics. Bronson and Eddie argue over the right time to enter the Olympics.

Jimmy Barnes offers advice to his younger self
4:16

Jimmy Barnes offers advice to his younger self

Clip from 7.30

Personal and social capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
This video has closed captioning
Jimmy Barnes' tough upbringing and wayward past shaped the artist Australians have come to know and love. He sits down with 7.30 to offer some advice to his younger self.

Jimmy Barnes' tough upbringing and wayward past shaped the artist Australians have come to know and love. He sits down with 7.30 to offer some advice to his younger self.

Past and present narratives begin to overlap
8:12

Past and present narratives begin to overlap

Clip from Holes

Personal and Social Capability

5-6
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Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Stanley's family story and the history of Green Lake are discovered to have parallels with present events. Stanley sets out to find Hector "Zero", finding him hiding under an ...

Stanley's family story and the history of Green Lake are discovered to have parallels with present events. Stanley sets out to find Hector "Zero", finding him hiding under an overturned boat called Mary Lou. Zero offers him some "bloosh", a familiar peaches syrup from the past. They notice a mountain peak that looks suspiciously like the God's Thumb rock formation from his grandfather's story.

Feminist themes in Howl's Moving Castle
1:14

Feminist themes in Howl's Moving Castle

Clip from Howl's Moving Castle

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Sophie walks down a back alley and is confronted by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her, taunting her vulnerability. Fortunately, Howl appears and offers himself ...

Sophie walks down a back alley and is confronted by two soldiers who act inappropriately towards her, taunting her vulnerability. Fortunately, Howl appears and offers himself as her escort. The scene deals with gender politics, power and aggression.

Thomas struggles to accept his brother
9:29

Thomas struggles to accept his brother

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Jackie visits Thomas's house to return the monkey ears Charlie drop when he unintentionally broke into her home. Thomas hides Charlie and tries to pretend the ears aren’t his. ...

Jackie visits Thomas's house to return the monkey ears Charlie drop when he unintentionally broke into her home. Thomas hides Charlie and tries to pretend the ears aren’t his. Hearing his mother's furious call, he finds that Charlie has had an accident and is enjoying the sensory stimulation of playing with it. Maggie signs for Charlie to stop. Thomas and Maggie get into an argument over the responsibility. Thomas struggles to cope with the extra duties around the home and being a "normal" teena

Acceptance, support and family bonds
9:59

Acceptance, support and family bonds

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Waking up the day after his altercation with Charlie, Thomas joins him in the backyard, simultaneously annoying their lousy neighbour and acknowledging his brother's right to ...

Waking up the day after his altercation with Charlie, Thomas joins him in the backyard, simultaneously annoying their lousy neighbour and acknowledging his brother's right to life. That night Jackie and the family attend Charlie's school play, Animals Afloat. Charlie's partner gets stage fright, and Thomas joins his brother on stage. The two brothers celebrate their theatrical success by sharing a bubble bath. In the bath, Thomas gets emotional and admits he used to wish Charlie was "normal".

New school, cruel kids and spectrum disorder
7:37

New school, cruel kids and spectrum disorder

Clip from The Black Balloon

Personal and Social Capability

7-8
9-10
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Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Thomas Mollison and his family move into a new house. Thomas' older brother Charlie is on the autism spectrum and non-verbal. As Charlie plays on the front lawn, local kids ...

Thomas Mollison and his family move into a new house. Thomas' older brother Charlie is on the autism spectrum and non-verbal. As Charlie plays on the front lawn, local kids derided him for the way he behaves. The next morning, Charlie accidentally breaks a carton of eggs, offering an insight into Charlie's sensory experience of the world. Later, local kids make cruel remarks as Charlie's bus drives past. At school, Thomas is made to wear second-hand swimmers and called reductive names by his new