Resources for Teachers

Portrait of Teachers

Portrait of school teachers of Officers Instruction School. AWM DAX1102.

The Virtual War Memorial Schools Program is built around the Australian Curriculum: History depth studies of World War One and World War Two at Years 9 and 10. Student participation in the program develops both historical knowledge and understanding, and historical inquiry skills. 

Virtual War Memorial staff are happy to support teachers and schools with implementing and running the program, and we run professional development sessions on-site and workshops in accordance with AITSL standards. Please do not hesitate to contact us at:

If you would like to be part of our Schools Program, please fill out an Expression of Interest form and return it to us. Expression of Interest

The following resources are designed to support educators with our Schools Program and in using the Virtual War Memorial as a classroom resource. 


Schools Program brochure for teachers (July 2019)



Research Portfolio

Adjusted Research Portfolio


Letter home / newspaper article



Curriculum Resource Kits

Teacher Resource - World War One - Year 9

Teacher Resource - World War Two - Year 10

IB - Middle Years Program


Schools Program Support Resources

School Admin Guide


Assessment Task Sheets & Rubrics

Year 9 Assessment Task

Year 10 Assessment Task


Primary School Resources

Primary Schools Overview



Strategies for looking at visual images

Analysing written sources

'Do it yourself' museum activity


2019 Teachers' Professional Learning Activities

Term 4 2019

Event 8 – Aberfoyle Park High School. Tentative date – Term 4, week 4.

This workshop will show teachers the practicalities of using handwritten primary sources in teaching Australian history. Expect a real hands-on experience, focused on military records from the World Wars.

Further details to come.