Resources to help you include humanities and social sciences (HSS) in your child's educational program, including history, geography, economics, business, civics and citizenship.
HSS in the Australian Curriculum
Learning resources for HSS available from the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority.
- HSS in the Victorian Curriculum
Learning resources for HSS available from the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCAA).
Database of resources covering Victorian Curriculum learning areas including civics and citizenship, economics, business, history and geography .
Oxfam Australia ResourceSpace
Information and teaching resources regarding international poverty and a variety of related issues.
Behind the News
Entertaining coverage of news and current affairs for children.
Information, student activities, full-colour cut-out 3D models and posters related to geoscientific concepts.
Australian Electoral Commission
Civics and citizenship resources developed for students.
Parliamentary Education Office
Civics and citizenship resources, including coverage of current events.
Information on various aspects of Australian democracy, with resources for progressive stages in learning.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
Information regarding UNESCO's activities in fostering international cooperation across education, science and culture.
Australian Human Rights Commission
Learning resources for understanding the nature and role of human rights.
- Harmony Day
National day celebrating cultural diversity and promoting inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.
Aboriginal Cultures and Languages Victoria
Information from the VCAA about reclaiming and reviving Victorian Aboriginal languages and cultures.
- City of Melbourne Libraries
Downloadable language and travel ebooks and audiobooks, online courses and applications, and a catalogue of phrasebooks, dictionaries, kits and travel guides.
MyPlace for Teachers
An interactive website with guidance material for teaching through the MyPlace television series.
The Commonwealth Government’s tips and ideas about jobs and careers for young people.
Programs, competitions, games, videos and other media related to learning areas including HSS.
Melbourne Tram Museum
Heritage listed tram depot and museum, housing 21 historic tramcars and associated objects.
Temporary and permanent exhibitions exploring stories and experiences of immigration and cultural diversity in Victoria.
Resources for visiting Parliament and learning online about civics and citizenship.
A Melbourne-based touring museum that celebrates the social, civic and entrepreneurial achievements of Australian women.