Thursday, August 20, 2015

HASS at Aberfoyle Park on 21 August 2015

 Image above: The Civics & Citizenship and Economics & Business concepts

*** 21 August PowerPoint at Aberfoyle Park workshop

Related sites to Geogaction blog 
AC History Units
DECD Learning Resources for Australian Curriculum
DECD Achievement Standards Charts 
Australian Geography Teachers' Association website

Geography Teachers Association of South Australia
History Teachers Association of South Australia
History Teachers Association of Australia
Legal Education Teachers Association SA (LETASA)
Business Educators Australia

Email contact:

* The Australian Curriculum Portal

A selection of HASS resources and links

 * Being a Citizen: a resource developed by AGTA

 South Australian Parliament teaching resources

The South Australian Suffragettes site

A great South Australian history site focussed on the work of the suffragettes in South Australia.

Discovering Democracy resources 

* Parliamentary Education Office resources

* DECD Australian Curriculum: HASS resources 

The DECD "Making the Australian Curriculum work for us' resource has been designed  to support the teaching and learning of the Australian Curriculum: HASS.

The Civics and Citizenship and Economics and Business curriculum, year by year, all on one page in the Learning Area Explorer.

* The Sound bites about Civics and Citizenship and Economics and Business.

* The Civics and Citizenship Achievement Standards document

* The Economics and Business Achievement Standards document

Achievement Standards Chart for Civics and Citizenship from DECD 

* Achievement Standards Chart for Economics and Business

Engagement activities are at:

 Aligning activity for content and achievement standards in Civics and Citizenship (only on Learnlink)

 Aligning activity for content and achievement standards in Economics and Business (only on Learnlink)

The RSLSA Virtual War Memorial

A great resource for commemoration activities, historical research and work on Australian identity in the Civics and Citizenship curriculum.

* The 2015 Eden Prize

In the spirit of the original bequest, students are asked to create a persuasive text of no more than 800 words that answers the question:

What can governments do to make the world a better and happier place?

This year's essay question is inspired by the introduction of the Australian Curriculum: Civics and Citizenship.


  • First Prize: $1250
  • Second Prize: $750
  • Third Prize: $500

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