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Humanities Education

This guide supports prep to year 12 humanities teaching, and humanities education research.

Teacher Resources from Reading Australia

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan (2013)

Copyright Agency - Reading Australia: Teacher resource for The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Publisher's synopsis:

A novel of the cruelty of war, tenuousness of life and the impossibility of love.

August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma death railway, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncle’s young wife two years earlier. Struggling to save the men under his command from starvation, from cholera, from beatings, he receives a letter that will change his life forever.

This savagely beautiful novel is a story about the many forms of love and death, of war and truth, as one man comes of age, prospers, only to discover all that he has lost.


ANZAC Centenary

War memorial

ANZAC: Let Silent Contemplation Be Your Offering by Devar  used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. 

Between 2014 and 2018 Australia will commemorate the Anzac Centenary, marking 100 years since Australia's involvement in World War One.

This page collates a selection of the library's resources which align with the Australian Curriculum to support the teaching of conflict, ANZAC history and World War One. 

Free Online Resources