Book Chapter

Values education in the humanities and social sciences

J Kriewaldt, T Taylor

Place and Time: Teaching History, Geography and Social Sciences | Pearson | Published : 2018

Abstract

In mid-January 2011, devastating floods affected many parts of Australia, principally in the Queensland regions of Toowoomba, lpswich, the Lockyer Valley and Brisbane, although many other areas were affected. The nation mobilised to provide support and international aid began to flow in. However. Mirko liagaric (2011) observed that 'distant rains fall on deaf ears', a the Brazilian floods during the same period claimed more than 600 lives and caused far more devastation, yer the Brazilians received little support from Australia. Both regions needed help, but Australian media and Australians in general were fully preoccupied with the plight of people at home. Tim Costello, CEO of World Vision..

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