Chasing Asylum and Australian Curriculum: English

Chasing Asylum and Australian Curriculum: English

  • Secondary
  • Year 9 - 10
  • English
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Human Rights
  • Social Action
  • ...

This unit is designed to support the teaching of the film Chasing Asylum in Year 10 English classes. The lessons include clips from the film and other real-world resources to encourage student engagement and reflection. Students are asked to create artefacts for assessment and to undertake a social action project related to the themes of the film. The lessons cover topics such as language, human stories, justice, fear, power, and hope in relation to refugees and people seeking asylum.

Tune in

Thought-provoking lessons featuring questions and activities designed to stimulate students' interest.

Find out

Explicit instruction on the topic, increasing in complexity and breadth of knowledge.

Take action

Contextualising knowledge and inspiring students through real-world examples. These lessons feature stories of inspirational people and organisations making a difference to help bring the learning to life.

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