Educational Resources Available

Find government educational resources for schools.

National location information – external site

Provides information about Australia’s landforms, dimensions and land tenure, plus links to topographic mapping. Find our highest mountains, longest rivers and significant rock features and waterfalls.

Geoscience Australia

AEC for schools – external site

Provides free educational resources and programs for teachers and students.

Australian Electoral Commission

AMSA Kids – external site

Find out the effects of garbage and oil pollution on marine environments. Kids page also includes links to games and puzzles.

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Australia Telescope Outreach and Education – external site

Provides the media and general public with information about the CSIRO’s radio astronomy observatories and educational resources on aspects of astronomy.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Budd:e Cybersecurity builder – external site

Cybersecurity education package consisting of two activity-based learning modules: one for primary school students, and one for secondary school students. Both modules contain engaging, media-rich activities and resources, developed in consultation with teachers and subject matter experts.

Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner

Bullying. No way! – external site

School communities around Australia can increase understanding about the issues surrounding bullying, harassment and violence, hear others’ stories, find out about resources, and share strategies and success stories across the nation.

Safe and Supportive School Communities Project

Civics and Citizenship Education – external site

Provides teaching and learning resources relating to all aspects of the democratic process in Australia.

Education Services Australia Limited

Classroom Antarctica – external site

Helps both teachers and students gain a greater awareness of the global importance of Antarctica, of Australia’s role in Antarctica, past and present, and our commitment to its future.

Australian Antarctic Division

CSIRO education programs – external site

CSIRO operates range of engaging science programs based on real CSIRO science for schools and students. Find out more about CREST, Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools, Sustainable Futures and much more.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

DEFENCE 2020 – external site

An educational program to help students investigate the relevance of Defence issues to their own lives. A middle secondary curriculum resource for SOSE, English and Civics and Citizenship.

Department of Defence

Digital Resource Finder – Screen Australia Digital Learning – external site

A free, quick and easy-to-use search engine for teachers and educators. The Resource Finder features free for education video clips from Film Australia’s remarkable archive.

National Film and Sound Archive

Disaster resilience education for schools – external site

For teachers and students, this toolkit of disaster resilience education resources focuses on both individual and community resilience.

Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience

Education Programs at the Australian National Botanic Gardens – external site

Join educators at the Australian National Botanic Gardens on a 40 hectare outdoor living classroom for an array of hands-on engaging, curriculum-linked educational experiences.

Department of the Environment and Energy

Education@MDBA – external site

Provides education resources suitable for students, teachers and families. Explore lesson plans, videos, general information and games.

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

eSafety education resources – external site

Provides classroom resources, outreach programs  and leadership roles to assist schools, teachers,  parents and students about online safety and wellbeing policies. Includes multimedia resources and lesson plans.

Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner

For teachers and students – whales, dolphins and porpoises – external site

Information for teachers and students about whales, dolphins and porpoises including discovery game and minke whale video.

Department of the Environment and Energy

Geoscience Australia Time Walk

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Guides you along the Geoscience Australia time walk, a physical representation of the evolution of the Earth from its formation to the present day.

Geoscience Australia

Global Education – external site

Supports teachers to include a global perspective in their classrooms. The website has been developed to meet changes in teaching, technology and learning styles.

Education Services Australia Limited

Harmony Day stories

Harmony Day is a day where all Australians celebrate our diverse cultures and backgrounds. Experience three stories that are part Australia’s past, present and future – Renata, Kofi and Anh.

Department of Social Services

Paramount Training  Development

Workplace training and education: Customer Service and Communication training. Workshop and Seminar type training, customised to suit workplace and business environment.

Hear 4 Tomorrow – external site

A programme that equips young people with the knowledge and skills to look after their hearing today, for their future. Developed for teachers, by a teacher, and tested in primary schools.

National Acoustic Laboratories

Human rights in the school classroom – external site

Provides a range of rightsEd resources mapped to the national curriculum and including interactive activities for teachers and their students. Learning outcomes linked to curriculum are included in each resource.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Making multicultural Australia – external site

Aims to assist young people of upper primary school and high school age, parents, teachers and the wider community explore Australian cultural diversity.

Board of Studies NSW

MindMatters – external site

A mental health initiative for secondary schools that aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

Beyond Blue Ltd

MoneySmart Teaching – external site

By teaching kids how to handle money from an early age, you give them the essential knowledge and skills to make wise financial decisions throughout their lives This website includes resources to support Phase 1 of the new Australian Curriculum.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

National Library of Australia Catalogue

Provides a fast and easy way to search the collection and to find resources. Card holders can request material on the go, and track the status of their requests.

National Library of Australia