RSL Queensland’s website RSL Education provides student activities, teaching notes and engaging multimedia content tailored to suit students of all ages, from Prep to Year 12, covering Australia’s role in the wars and peacekeeping operations of the past century.
The launch of the resource precedes the upcoming commemorations for the Centenary of Armistice.
“In the lead up to the Centenary of the Armistice, which ended the First World War, it is particularly important for younger generations to understand how our nation and state have been shaped by conflict and how many Queenslanders are part of the large Defence family,” Queensland Assistant Minister for Veterans Affairs Jennifer Howard said.
RSL Queensland State Secretary and General Manager of Operations Scott Denner said subject matter experts had created the resources to ensure they are accurate, reliable and aligned with the Queensland curriculum.
“RSL Education is a treasure trove of video, animation, slide shows, activities and interesting research projects to deepen students’ understanding of Australia’s role in wars, peacekeeping missions and disaster relief operations of the past century,” Denner said.
“The activities also provide an opportunity for schools to connect with their local RSL SubBranches, to meet the veterans and hear about their experiences.
“RSL Education resources are available for free to all schools and teachers across the state.”
The first module of the education program focuses on commemorations, with additional modules, activities and resources to be added in the coming months.
“RSL Queensland is proud to help the next generation of Queenslanders understand the ongoing service and sacrifice of the ADF personnel and their families who live in our State and to preserve the memory of those who suffered and died for Australia.”
While it’s prevalent at universities, cheaters’ days might be numbered as markers have shown themselves to be adept at indentifying which assignments are not the work of the student and the ability improves with training. Read More
Over 6000 youngsters will get a taste of the beach when the 25th annual Beach to Bush program rolls into towns including Tamworth, Lismore, West Wyalong, Young, Moree, Gunnedah, Narrabri and Canberra. Read More
As the current crop of Catholic School Principals retires there’s concern that no one is stepping up to the plate, the Catholic Schools’ Middle Leadership Program addresses the development of new leaders. Read More
Quit Victoria’s annual Critics’ Choice initiative invites students to appraise anti-smoking ads and high school students are being called upon to get involved.
Toddlers with autism can thrive in normal kindergarten environments if provided with the correct scaffolding and La Trobe University’s Group-Early Start Denver Model (G-ESDM) looks to be one intervention that works well. Read More