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.

Program includes:

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

NSW Curriculum:
Stage 4-5 Civics and Citizenship students
Stage 3-5 History students
Stage 3 Geography students
Stage 3 HASS students

Australian Curriculum:
Cross Curricular Priority – Australia’s Relationship with Asia
Ethical Understanding
Critical Thinking
Intercultural Understanding
Personal and Social Capability

Program Time:
9.30am-3.30pm
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.

Ratio:
1 teacher: 15 students 

Booking information
Cost: $10 per student 

Contact us

Phone: +61 (02) 9298 3655

Email: bookings@sea.museum

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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. 

NSW Curriculum:
Year 7 to 10 - History and Civics and Citizenship 

Australian Curriculum:
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 

Program Structure: 
60 minute highlights tour of the museum led by one a member of our highly experienced teacher trained museum educator team.

Cost: 
$10/per student

Ratio: 
1 teacher: 15 students