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SBS - dateline program
Covers topics such as War, Arab uprising, climate change, human rights, politics, Afghanistan. There are also links to news coverage on the topics from international newspapers. Under each topic there is a fantastic interactive map, timeline and grid, and for some, maps with extra information about that topic for each region of the world.

Human Rights Search Engine

International Committee of the red Cross

Global Education
A website for students and teachers encouraging a global perspective on issues confronting our world

Australian Bureau of Statistics [ABS].
This particular link provides information on income distribution, but the site overall can be used for a myriad of stats that review the Australian population.

One just world
Forum on development, poverty, war etc)

The G8
The G8 is a group of major industrial democracies that meets to deal with the major economic and political issues of various nations and the international community.
Human Rights Watch is a non-governmental organization dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.


World Vison this link to a site with resources on ‘Global Inequalities’ listing various areas [Maternal Health, Child mortality’] and included teacher’s notes.

World population Trends
The United Nationals Population Division's World Population Trends presents a wealth of data on world population issues and trends.


World Bank
The Poverty-Growth-Inequality Triangle. François Bourguignon Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. The World Bank. Complex publication that outlines a ‘triangle’ approach to relieving world poverty. May be useful for students who can be extended. Available as a PPT or PDF

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Mon, 01 September 2014

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Book Chat for Parents - run by the Library Auxiliary

Come and join a group of parents and a couple of librarians for an informal discussion about books we have enjoyed, plus find out what the Scotch boys are borrowing and studying.
Where and when?
At 8.30am in the comfy Reading and Discussion Room in the library,
on these dates:
Monday March 17
Thursday May 22
Friday August 15
(Term 4 date to be advised)
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