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Devotion 2013

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second Worl...

This education resource is the first book in the Century of Service series and is aimed at primary and lower secondary schools students. It explores the contribution...

Devotion

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Boer War (1899 – 1902), First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Korean War (1950 – 1953), Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Afghanistan War (2001 – On going), Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going), Education Resource

This education resource is the first book in the Century of Service series and is aimed at primary and lower secondary schools students.

It explores the contribution and courage of Australian nurses in conflicts and peacekeeping operations from the Boer War to the present.

Copies of this publication will be sent to all target groups. This publication will also be made available to other stakeholder groups and will be available for sale from the Australian War Memorial and the Shrine of Remembrance.

Devotion Publications

 
DVA Education Resource

Indigenous Service 2013

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Kor...

This educational resource has been developed for primary and secondary schools in collaboration with the Shrine of Remembrance.  Two versions of this education...

Indigenous Service

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Second World War (1939 – 1945), Korean War (1950 – 1953), Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Afghanistan War (2001 – On going), Peacekeeping Operations (1947 – On going), Education Resource

This educational resource has been developed for primary and secondary schools in collaboration with the Shrine of Remembrance.  Two versions of this education resource have been developed to target primary and secondary schools.

These resources acknowledge the service and sacrifice of Indigenous men and women from the First World War to the present and provide a social and political context of their service in the light of past racial discrimination.

These publications will be welcomed as a learning resource in all Australian classrooms, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous. The writers have drawn on well-known and well-documented stories from across the nation.

Indigenous Service Primary publication

Indigenous Service Secondary publication

 
Wartime Snapshot #12

Commemorating Australian prisoners of war on the Burma–Thailand Railway 2013

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Wartime Snapshot...

Commemorating Australian prisoners of war on the Burma–Thailand Railway

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Wartime Snapshot

Snapshot

 
Poster #9

70th anniversary of the bombing of Darwin 2012

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters...

70th anniversary of the bombing of Darwin

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters

Poster

 

Australians in World War I: Royal Australian Navy 2012

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Commemorative Publication, Education ...

This publication contains a brief history of the Royal Australian Navy RAN) in the First World War. It is accompanied by more than 100 images showing the personnel...

Australians in World War I: Royal Australian Navy

Tags: Primary, Secondary, First World War (1914 – 1918), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity Booklet

This publication contains a brief history of the Royal Australian Navy RAN) in the First World War. It is accompanied by more than 100 images showing the personnel and vessels of the RAN as they served on operations around the world. 

Introduction

Later we turned again and engaged her on the other broadside. By now her three funnels and her foremast had been shot away and she was on fire aft. We...

Australians in World War I: Royal Australian Navy Education Activities

 
Poster #10

70th anniversary of the Kokoda campaign 2012

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters...

70th anniversary of the Kokoda campaign

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Posters

Poster

 
Poster #11

Commemorating Australian forces in the Vietnam War 1962-1975 2012

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Posters...

Commemorating Australian forces in the Vietnam War 1962-1975

Tags: Primary, Secondary, Vietnam War (1962 – 1975), Posters

Poster

 
DVA Education Resource

Australians in World War II: North Africa and Syria 2012

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity...

The North Africa and Syria Educational Activities booklet features a selection of inquiry-based activities to encourage student exploration of the commemorative...

Australians in World War II: North Africa and Syria

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity Booklet

The North Africa and Syria Educational Activities booklet features a selection of inquiry-based activities to encourage student exploration of the commemorative publication Australians in World War II: North Africa and Syria.

Teachers using these materials are encouraged to select specific activities, parts of activities or the broad selection of primary and secondary materials within this learning resource to suit their own purposes.

Chapter 1: North Africa and Syria 1940–1942

At 5.30 am on 3 January 1941, the first major attack by an Australian division in World War II was launched at Bardia in Italian Libya. In three days ...

Australians in World War II: North Africa and Syria Education Activities

 
DVA Education Resource

Kokoda: Exploring the Second World War campaign in Papua New Guinea 2012

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Education Resource...

This resource has been developed to mark the 70th anniversary of the Kokoda campaign. The book contains 12 units of teaching and learning activities for secondary...

Kokoda: Exploring the Second World War campaign in Papua New Guinea

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Education Resource

This resource has been developed to mark the 70th anniversary of the Kokoda campaign. The book contains 12 units of teaching and learning activities for secondary school students. Through this resource, students can learn about the significance and strategic importance of Kokoda, fighting and living conditions, casualties, personal experiences of Australian and Japanese soldiers, General Blamey’s ‘Rabbit Speech’ and modern day pilgrimages to the site. The book includes a DVD, CD ROM and posters providing additional background information and learning activities.

Contents of Resource

  • Using the publication in the classroom, pp. 3-4
  • Recommended publications for teachers, pp. 5
  • Glossary of terminology, pp. 6-8
  • Unit 1: About the Kokoda Track: 1942 and Today, pp. 9-18
  • Unit 2: The War in Papua: The Strategic Context, pp. 19-26
  • Unit 3: Four Peoples at War, pp. 27-40
  • Unit 4: Jungle Warfare, pp. 41-48
  • Unit 5: A Fighting Retreat, pp. 49-58
  • Unit 6: Into the Mountains, pp. 59-68
  • Unit 7: Milne Bay, pp. 69-78
  • Unit 8: The Tide Turns, pp. 79-90
  • Unit 9: The Japanese Besieged–The Battle of the Beachheads: Buna, Gona, Sanananda, pp. 91-98
  • Unit 10: Casualties, pp. 99-108
  • Unit 11: Kokoda Veterans’ Accounts, pp. 109-116
  • Unit 12: Commemoration and the Modern Pilgrimage, pp. 117-125

Kokoda Full Download

Pages 1 - 40

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Pages 41 - 90

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Pages 90 - 128

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Kokoda CD-ROM

DOC

Poster Activities

DOC

Poster A

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Poster B

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Poster B - List of Artefacts

DOC

Kokoda Map 1942 - 1945

PDF
 
DVA Education Resource

Australians in World War II: Bomber Command 2012

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity...

The Bomber Command Educational Activities booklet features a selection of inquiry-based activities to encourage student exploration of the commemorative publication Australians...

Australians in World War II: Bomber Command

Tags: Secondary, Second World War (1939 – 1945), Commemorative Publication, Education Activity Booklet

The Bomber Command Educational Activities booklet features a selection of inquiry-based activities to encourage student exploration of the commemorative publication Australians in World War II: Bomber Command.

Teachers using these materials are encouraged to select specific activities, parts of activities or the broad selection of primary and secondary materials within this learning resource to suit their own purposes.

Chapter 1: Berlin, 2 December 1943: a spectacle of devastation

On 12 August 1942, Alf King, London correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald, stood on the tarmac of an AV Roe and Company (Avro) test aerodrome an...

Australians in World War II: Bomber Command Education Activities

 

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