Programs for schools

Daring to be Different meets Centre of Democracy

What a difference a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer person makes! This exhibition at the Migration Museum highlights the lives and achi...

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Unpacking Privilege- Cultural Awareness Training

SAVE THE DATE- TUESDAY 17 DECEMBER 2019 Prepare to think differently…. How often do we consider privilege? What is it? Who has it? How is it used? W...

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If walls could speak: Movement of Peoples: Australia 1750 – 1918

What were the changing features of the movements of people from 1750-1918? This Australian Curriculum linked program will investigate the history of A...

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Making of Democracy

Making of Democracy:  joint program with the Centre of Democracy. Who were the key players in establishing the democratic system we have in place tod...

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Colonial Footprints on Kaurna Land

Why did the SA government company decide to site Adelaide where it currently is? What tools and instruments were used to plan out the site? What do yo...

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Overview: Contemporary migration to South Australia post 1945

Who is migrating to South Australia right now? Where are migrants coming from, and why? How is migration experienced? How does government policy shape...

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Cawthorne Sketch 1843

Changing worlds: Childrens’ experiences of Colonisation

The program hits the curriculum links of First Contacts (life for Indigenous Australians pre- and post-contact) and asks the following Inquiry Questio...

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detail, Light's Plan, setting out the settlement of Adelaide, 1837

Overview: Australia’s colonization, migration and democracy in the 1800s

The Inquiry question that will be addressed is: How have individuals and groups in the past and present contributed to the development of Australia? T...

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Peg Dolls

A day in the life of a child in the 19th century

In this joint program between the Migration Museum and Ayers House, students will explore daily life for children in the 19th Century. Migration Museu...

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Unpacking Histories

How are social histories put together? What stories can objects and documents tell? An investigative multimedia assisted workshop that aims to show ho...

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Being a child in the 19th century

In this fun education program students explore the past focusing on school life and daily life of colonial Australia before schooling became compulsor...

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Overview: Movement of Peoples 1750-1901

Overview: Movement of Peoples 1750-1901

Focussing on people’s lives and using the galleries, this Museum Officer led education program will provide a study of the modern world 1750-1901. U...

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Statue of family migrating to Australia

Overview: Australia as a Nation

What were the changing features of the movements of people from 1750-1918? This Australian Curriculum linked program will investigate the history of A...

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Immigration Overview (tailored)

Explore the early immigration days…. This flexible Australian Curriculum informed program provides students with an overview of the immigration ...

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