Teaching resources

Quality online learning resources to support your learning environment

Bring riches to your classroom and teaching practice with PETAA’s ever-growing repository of member resources.

Online teaching support

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A page to provide additional supporting resources for schools and parents with students in self isolation or quarantine due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

CBCA Units of work

Exploring the CBCA shortlist 2020

Foster curiosity in the Teachers’ Guide for 2020 or find your classroom treasure in Guides for previous years 2009 to 2019.


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Check the dates and topics for PETAA webinars, live cast and recorded on topics relevant to teaching in English, language and literacies.

Project 40: Video essays

Beverly Derewianka and Sally Humphrey

Video essays supported by key PETAA references — ideal for teachers' professional development and learning.

PETAA Papers

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Celebrating 200 papers: Connecting research and practice by Marcelle Holliday. More

Lest We Forget: Units

Lest We Forget: An ANZAC Project

Classroom resources for PETAA members to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the ANZAC Landings at Gallipoli.

PETAA Inspiration

Inspirational talks for PETAA members

 Inspirational talks for PETAA members feature Dr Misty Adoniou and Morris Gleitzman.

Literature singles: Units of work

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Literature singles have creative and curriculum-based ideas for using quality literature in the classroom

PETAA Book Extras

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Supporting digital resources for teachers using recently published PETAA books.

Teacher Standards

AITSL standards for teachers and PETAA resources

Find PETAA resources mapped to the seven AITSL Teacher Standards.

English for the Australian Curriculum

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A national initiative, produced by teachers for teachers, with 12 media-rich units from Foundation to Year 10

English and HASS for global citizenship education

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15 units for Years 3–8 addressing cross-curriculum priorities in the Australian Curriculum and linked to the NSW syllabus

Other website resources

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Discover and share other websites, tools and open content for education.

PETAA Resources for Reconciliation

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Resources in one place for teaching and learning that relate to the cross-curriculum priority Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

Resources for sustainability

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A page of teaching and classroom resources to help support sustainability (requires member access).

More classroom resources

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Quick ideas and additional resources to support classroom practice.

Author and illustrator school visits

Authors in Schools: The Guide

comprehensive guide for writers and valuable reference for educators and teachers

Authors in schools units of work

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Units of work with linked video conference excerpts of authors presenting in schools