Secondary school resources

We have prepared your secondary school resources right here. These are curriculum-aligned for all Australian secondary school classrooms and ready to go!

Secondary school resources for your classroom

These are your global trade curriculum-aligned resources for Australian secondary school classrooms. The resource can be taught as a whole, or can be broken up into components that align with specific sections of the curriculum. The materials are aimed primarily at the Geography and Economics and Business curriculum taught at year 9 and 10 levels, however content and certain activities could be used in a number of other curriculum areas, for example Civics & Citizenship, and can also be easily adapted for other year levels.

Year 9


  • The ways that places and people are interconnected with other places through trade in goods and services, at all scales (ACHGK067)
  • The effects of the production and consumption of goods on places […] (ACHGK068) 

Economics & Business 

  • Why and how participants in the global economy are dependent on each other (ACHEK039)
  • Reflect on the intended and unintended consequences of economic and business decisions (ACHES049)
Year 10


  • Reasons for spatial variations between countries in selected indicators of human wellbeing (ACHGK077)
  • Issues affecting development of places and their impact on human wellbeing […] (ACHGK078)
  • The role of international and national government and non-government organisations’ initiatives in improving human wellbeing in Australia and other countries (ACHGK081)

Economics & Business

  • Factors that influence major consumer and financial decisions and the short- and long-term consequences of these decisions (ACHEK053)
  • Reflect on the intended and unintended consequences of economic and business decisions (ACHES061)

Civics and Citizenship

  • The obligations citizens may consider they have beyond their own national borders as active

and informed global citizens (ACHASSK148)

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Student Resource - Global Trade and Development Download
Student Worksheet - Australia's Trading Partners Download
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Student Worksheet - Sustainable Development Goals Download
Teacher's Notes - Global Trade and Development Download
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