Themes

There are three themes, Family and community, Lifestyle, and Technologies, that you can select from the tabs below. Each theme contains subthemes on topics that affect the characters in the stories from the My Place TV series. They relate to the way people lived and worked in Australia over the period of time depicted in the series. Each subtheme groups a number of clips and stills from various My Place episodes that show different perspectives on the subtheme topic. Associated with each clip are History and English teaching activities that provide ideas for engaging students with the series.


Social order and education


This subtheme contains clips and stills from the My Place TV series, teaching activities and associated student activity sheets. These resources capture the issues of class distinction represented in Australia's social development and also focus on the changing expectations of education for children.

View the clips for 'Social order and education' .