Building Cultural Competence through Children’s Content

Quality local content provides vicarious experiences that build children’s intercultural understanding, explains ACTF Curriculum Officer Janine Kelly.

Janine Kelly

Feeling Seen On Screen – Why Australian Teen TV is So Important

Classic Aussie teen drama Heartbreak High was a shared cultural experience for the generation of Australians that grew up watching it. How did it manage to get under our skin and find a special place in our hearts, and why is this so important? Writer and Heartbreak High aficionado Jenna Guilluame laments the absence of Australian teen drama today, and the missed opportunity this represents.

Jenna Guillaume