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What resources support teaching about Asia?

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View curated digital resources that gather together Asia-related web links relevant to year-level content descriptions of the Australian Curriculum: History.


Learning sequences

Access a range of History learning sequences for use in the classroom.

  • Two women work together at the AEF conference
  • Equipping yourself to teach about Asia...more »
  • Two men work in a bakers shop
  • Year 5: Chinese migrants and the gold rush...more »
  • loong_1970_d_ohoy3
  • Years 5–6: Integrated English and History...more »
  • Excerpt from the Harvest of Endurance scroll
  • Year 6: Harvest of Endurance Scroll...more »
  • Two people hold hands
  • Year 6: We come to Australia...more »
  • Monks at Sanchi
  • Year 7: Ashoka and the Mauryan Empire...more »
  • Statue of Confucius
  • Year 7: Learning from Confucius...more »
  • Drawing of a cartoon canvas town during the Gold Rush
  • Year 9: Chinese migrants and the gold rush...more »
  • Mongolian octopus cartoon
  • Year 9: Australian attitudes toward Chinese migrants...more »
  • Billy Sing
  • Year 9: Chinese ANZACs – a missing history?...more »
  • Alphabet soup and noodles
  • Year 10: Unscrambling acronyms – Australia-Japan relations...more »

Learning resources

  • Image of diary from April 1916 with both pages open
  • Year 9: Chinese Anzacs (PDF: 4.74 MB)...more »
  • Go Korea_370x247
  • Go Korea! learning sequences that focus on Korean traditions that date back hundreds of years...more »

AEF acknowledges that some elements in the websites above do not comply with conformance level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines v2.0. The elements have been included because of the significant value they offer to members of the education community. Some features may not be accessed via mobile devices.


Images: Curated digital resource icon by AEF; Baker's shop, Mandalay Chinatown.jpg – Wikimedia commons; Australian gold rush – National Museum of Australia. See copyright information; Chinese on stagecoach to goldfields.jpg – Wikipedia  See copyright informationHarmony Day by DIBP images ‪‪ (CC BY 2.0)Monks visiting the Sanchi Stupa by Raveesh Vyas (CC BY-SA 2.0); Terracotta warriors by AEF; Confucius by Dan Forys ‪‪ (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0);Canvas town south melbourne victoria 1850s.jpg – Wikimedia commons. See copyright informationMongolian Octopus.png  – Wikimedia commons. See copyright information;Tom Cockrem/Lonely Planet images; Cambodia-2555)  by Dennis Jarvis (CC BY-SA 2.0)Burqa IMG 1127 by Rama - Own work. Licensed under CC-BY-SA-2.0-fr via Wikimedia Commons; Henry Langtip's Diary – Australian War Memorial; Chinese New Year fireworks in Hong Kong in 2012) by hilighters (CC BY 2.0)

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