Educator Resources

For each exhibition, the Biennale produces a range of education content and resources to help unpack the themes, artists and processes behind the exhibition. Resources include content for students and educators.

2014 Exhibition resources: online

The Secondary Education Kit and Primary Education Kit provide educators with the tools to support in-class learning.

Secondary Education Kit

We’ve released the second edition of our Secondary Education Kit. This edition includes packages for Carriageworks and Artspace.

Secondary Education Kit: Second Edition (PDF 24.1 MB)

Focusing on a specific venue? Download the individual packages instead:

Art Gallery of New South Wales | Artspace | Carriageworks | Cockatoo Island Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

We recommend making sure you also grab the introduction section, which includes information about different biennales around the world and the curatorial theme for the 19th Biennale of Sydney.

Primary Education Kit

The Primary Education Kit is a cross-disciplinary resource presenting a range of integrated learning topics using Biennale artist case studies. The kit allows Stage 2 and 3 students to learn about History, English, Science and Maths, consolidated with practical visual arts activities.

Download the PDF here

ABC Splash Interviews and Resources about the 19th Biennale

Rosie and Lily, two primary school students, teamed up with ABC Splash to interview 19th Biennale artists about the exhibition, and the technique of collage. Check out their video interviews, and accompanying activities online at splash.abc.net.au.

About ABC Splash

ABC Splash brings you cutting edge games, virtual worlds and immersive digital experiences. All of their exciting educational resources are linked to the Australian Curriculum, so check them out in the classroom or at home.

2014 Exhibition resources: in venue

Printed copies of the Student Newspaper (Years 7–12) and the Cockatoo Island Kids Trail (for children aged 5–12) are available at Biennale venues during the exhibition.

The Student Newspaper provides insights into selected artist practices, offering various levels of engagement and a range of activities.

The Kids Trail investigates key artists, artworks and themes in the exhibition, with images, illustrations, questions and activities.