Refugee Week – World of Stories
This Refugee Week, bring your students to the Australian National Maritime Museum for a comprehensive and curriculum-aligned immersive learning experience.
1. Human Rights Trail (60 mins) – build a critical understanding of human rights and responsibilities through a highlights tour of the hidden histories in the museum (including a visit the Vietnamese Refugee Boat, Tu Do)
2. Australian Migration Stories – Documents and Dialogue (60 mins) – oral history and object handling workshop
3. Refugee Led Textile Workshop (60 mins) – learn how to make an Afghan tapestry with our artist in residence, Sayd Abdali
Stage 4-5 Civics and Citizenship students
Stage 3-5 History students
Stage 3 Geography students
Stage 3 HASS students
Cross Curricular Priority – Australia’s Relationship with Asia
Personal and Social Capability
Includes highlights tour of the museum led by a member of our highly experienced teacher trained museum educator team, a curator-led talk on a Vietnamese Refugee Boat, refugee artist led textile workshop, oral history migration workshop and a vessel visit to HMAS Vampire.
1 teacher: 15 students
Cost: $10 per student
Phone: +61 (02) 9298 3655
Can't make it during Refugee Week?
Post Refugee Week School Programme
Human Rights Trail – hidden histories, marginalised communities and critical thinking
Explore the museum inside and outside with this tour highlighting hidden histories in our collection through a human rights lens.
Build a critical understanding of human rights and responsibilities through a curriculum-aligned highlights tour of the hidden histories in the museum (including a visit to the Vietnamese Refugee Boat, Tu Do).
Consider how certain objects reinforce or undermine our human rights.
Year 7 to 10 - History and Civics and Citizenship
Foundation to Year 6 - HASS and English
Relevant Subject areas:
Literacy, Ethical Understanding, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding, Personal and Social Capability, Information and Communication Capability
Cross Curricular Priorities:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Histories and Cultures, Sustainability and Australia’s Relationship with Asia
60 minute highlights tour of the museum led by one a member of our highly experienced teacher trained museum educator team.
1 teacher: 15 students