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"Like the body that is made up of different limbs and organs, all moral creatures must depend on each other to exist." Hindu proverb

Video: Anyone Can Change the World

What if you really could change the world? Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize winner, firmly believes that each and every one of us can and should contribute to creating a better world. In this empowering RSA Short Jody explains why it is so important that we strive to make a difference.

Anyone Can Change The World from Gobblynne on Vimeo.

Watch the video on how people can come together to change the world.

Consider the following:

  • What value does this recording hold for use in the classroom?
  • Could you challenge your students to create ideas on how to change the world?
  • What are their solutions to some of the world’s problems?

Read: Achieving intercultural understanding through the teaching of Asia perspectives in the Australian Curriculum: English and History

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Access the article at Asia Education Foundation: Achieving intercultural understanding through the teaching of Asia perspectives in the Australian Curriculum: English and History

Eleven schools are featured in this research, representing a spectrum of approaches to intercultural understanding, from those that involve minimal change to the existing curriculum to those that feature innovations in teaching and learning.

Read the research report on achieving intercultural understanding.

Consider the following:

  • Are you building intercultural understanding in your classroom?
  • Are you exploring the topics that might sometimes be challenging and complex?
  • Where would you position your classroom on the Intercultural education framework for Asia capability?
  • What opportunities can you brainstorm to further build intercultural understanding in your classroom?

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