Series: Education and Training
Cyberbullies don't shove kids on the playground or steal lunch money, but they are just as dangerous. They stay hidden behind technology and target students on the Internet and through cell phones. This programme teaches students how to be smart and stay safe in a cyberbully situation. '7 Ways to Block a Cyberbully' details seven effective strategies for dealing with a digital bully. Show Less
This program portrays a day in the life of Cecilia, an 11 year-old East Timorese girl. Cecilia lives with her uncle and aunties so she can attend school as her parents live three hours away. Her village is near Viqueque, in the south of the country. Cecilia's day starts at dawn feeding her cousins, and progresses to school from 7am until midday. In the afternoon, Cecilia carries out more chores, including collecting water and firewood - carrying these home on her head. The younger students enjoy seeing the milk arrive, supplied by a local dairy, which was set up with help from Australian farmers. The day ends with the washing and feeding of the children in the family, concluding a busy and hardworking day in the life of an East Timorese child. Show Less
By means of a creatively constructed visual narrative that employs a montage of personal images, the program takes a new look at parenting in this era of childcare. A Hard Place tells a familiar modern tale: the dilemma of a mother who feels distress and guilt at leaving her young child in the care of strangers, while at the same time longing to return to the adult world of work, identity, status and wage. Has relevance to Media Studies (techniques) as well as Child Studies, Social Studies. Narrated by Award-winning actress Kerry Armstrong. Show Less
It's easy for a teacher to assume that all his or her students learn in the same way but the truth is that there is a multitude of different learning styles, characterised by three main types: auditory, visual and kinaesthetic. In this programme we explore these different styles; observe students and teachers in action; learn how to employ techniques and strategies that cater for the variety of learning styles; and see and hear about current best practice. The programme provides practical advice to assist teachers in broadening their own teaching practice and enhancing the learning experiences of all their students. Show Less
National identity is a complex phenomenon. How a nation is regarded on the world stage is a product of the history, beliefs and virtues that have influenced its character. In this Australian-made, curriculum fit program we explore the national identity of Australia, and the events, people, actions and conflicts that have helped to shape our unique identity. The Director of the National Centre for Australian Studies, Bruce Scates takes us on a journey from a time when our identity was dependent on race, gender and cultural background to the events of the twentieth century that have changed old images and helped shape a new and more inclusive identity. Show Less
Treading new ground in the field of social psychology, Albert Bandura’s work has become basic to an understanding of how social forces influence individuals, small groups and large groups. Utilising archival materials and newly shot visuals, students will be introduced to the vocabulary and innovative methods of this influential thinker. Dr. Bandura’s narration imbues this film with his compelling presentation style and intellectual authority. Show Less
Learning the basics of baby care is important for teens, new parents, and child care providers. This informative video gives clear demonstrations and explanations for holding and lifting babies, diapering, bathing, feeding, and administering basic medical care. This is an excellent introduction or refresher on baby care for teens and adults alike. Show Less
A short video on how to safely bathe a baby. Includes a step by step demonstration.
A short video on setting a bedtime routine for a baby. Includes tips and safety advice.
Best mates Ange and Tom the puppet, explore what it means to be resilient. Based on the work of leading psychologist Emmy Werner, the programme suggests that people who are resilient have: - Someone who cares for them. - Something to do. - Something to hope for. While the issues are deep and significant, the programme is fast, bright and entertaining, giving young people handy tips on anger management, problem solving, being assertive, goal setting and having a positive attitude. Interspersed with Tom and Ange's exploration of resilience are comments from young people themselves. This is an engaging programme that will help students look positively to the future. Show Less
This programme looks at the changing roles, structure and functions of the family throughout time. What does it mean to belong to a 'family'? The programme represents a historical view of the family style throughout history and what society expects, and then contrasts this with the family form today. A range of possible social, emotional, environmental, economic and health considerations are presented as possible reasons for family structures changing. It looks at how family member's roles have changed and how this has impacted on the family now through statistics, an interview with a representative from The Institute of Family Services, and various other sources, including frank interviews from family members themselves. Where is the family heading in the future? The programme leaves you thinking about the role of the family in the future, particularly in this increasing technical age of computer links to widespread and virtually anonymous communication and virtual relationships. Are we heading to 'virtual' families? Can we have a 'Sims' (plastic) family of our own? Show Less
Bullying is repeated intimidation. It's unacceptable and illegal. In this entertaining episode, Serena expects Marcus to stamp out bullying within his department. Marcus is shocked that bullying exists in his team, and takes a radical approach to bullying awareness. He challenges people to bully each other so they can discuss the feelings that arise. Some team members seem rather skilled at the task while others struggle to cope. Marcus reinforces that bullying cannot be tolerated in the team. Learning outcomes include: Make prevention training a priority, clarify what constitutes bullying, ensure everyone feels safe and make sure all bullying is stopped. Show Less
This film reviews the underlying cognitive, social and physical requirements for all formal education and then presents the literacy specific understandings and skills that are being widely cited, but not always adequately described. Rejecting the "either/or" approach of the reading wars, this video presents an integrated vision of how the precursors of literacy grow from appropriate experiences provided by thoughtful adults to the children in their care. Show Less
This programme explains to students what bullying is and the many different forms it can take and provides students with a range of coping mechanisms and strategies.
What motivates laddish behaviour? Are girls becoming more laddish? And if so, why? In this programme, Carolyn Jackson talks about the origins, methodologies, findings and the implications of her work into these contemporary issues for teachers and schools. Show Less
Catch a glimpse into a variety of careers that work directly with the growth and development of children. The Child Development Careers program allows viewers to discover the benefits and challenges of working with children through personal interviews of people working in various child development careers, including a storyteller and children's librarian, paediatrician, YWCA director, Montessori school administrator, paediatric occupational therapist, and speech pathologist. Show Less
Beginning with Sigmund Freud, modern child development theories have changed the way that parents raise their children and the way that teachers teach those children. This programme is an entertaining and enlightening view of the major child development theories, how the theories differ, and how more than one approach can be beneficial. Historical footage and photos are combined with candid documentary footage from day care centers. Show Less
A short video on how to deal with a choking baby. Includes step by step instructions.
Combining drama, documentary interviews and a real-life coaching session, this program is a comprehensive training resource that will help turn managers into effective coaches. The package demonstrates how to coach successfully by developing a set of simple listening and questioning skills and applying them. A simple, three-step model will enable your managers to introduce a coaching culture into your organisation by: introducing the problem in a non-threatening way and exploring the use of cause and effect questions; drawing out a solution for the individual being coached, and checking understanding of ideas; and agreeing a follow up plan and setting review dates. By setting clear objectives and following key principles, the managers in your business will have all the necessary strategies and resources to implement an effective coaching culture. Show Less
Collaboration skills are vital for any 21st century citizen. This video explains what collaborations skills are and gives tips on how educators can introduce and integrate collaboration throughout their teaching practice.
We define and explain what communication is in relation to the four C's of 21st century learning, and help your students communicate effectively within the classroom and the world beyond.
Finding a person who has had a fall or been injured in the workplace requires action. This snippet demonstrates a worker finding a colleague who has fallen off a ladder, and is able to assist. They check for responsiveness and keep the casualty still and supported. They call emergency services for help and remain with casualty, speaking to them to gather information about the incident, and monitoring their condition until help arrives. Show Less
This programme is designed to assist teachers in understanding the process of counselling in secondary schools. It begins with a definition of counselling and then goes on to explain the counselling process followed by a basic description of the variety of skills a counsellor needs in order to work effectively with a young person. This programme is also designed to assist teachers in understanding the process of adolescence itself and those developmental tasks that the young person will inevitably need to successfully negotiate during his or her high school years. The programme also discusses the issue of suicide prevention and mental health promotion generally as there are many proactive approaches schools can take to promote good mental health. Show Less