There are supporting primary and secondary education kits available from the Museum of the Riverina website.
Through this exhibition and education kits students will discover a variety of aspects of the Chinese Australian migrant experience including work, leisure, family life, religion and race relations. In doing so students will develop an appreciation for both the challenges overcome and accomplishments achieved by Chinese Australians in our region in the late 19th century. Exploring key themes of endurance, resourcefulness and reinvention many of which remain relevant to the Australian migrants experience today.
The primary education kit addresses learning outcomes from a variety of stage 2 & 3 key learning areas including Chinese, Creative Arts, English, HSIE and Mathematics.
The secondary education kit addresses learning outcomes from a variety of subject areas including Chinese, Drama, English, History, Society and Culture, and Visual Arts.
This exhibition and education kits may be of particular value to ESL students as they may readily connect with the themes and ideas explored and relate these to their own life experiences.