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ANZAC Day - Teaching and learning resources

The Board of Studies NSW website contains an extensive range of educational resources about Australia's involvement in the world wars. These pages provide instant access to high quality materials on the web to assist teachers and students in preparing for the annual observance of Anzac Day on the 25 April. Included are links to resources by the Board of Studies NSW for the teaching and learning of Australian History in Stages 4-5.

The BOS site also contains a fascinating collection of material of the Gallipoli conflict including personal photos, sketches, transcripts, maps and other images of the Gallipoli campaign from the archives of the State Library of New South Wales in Sydney.

Go to Board of Studies NSW

Teaching and learning about Anzac Day is a  Board of Studies portal


The Australian War Memorial, Canberra 
A rich source of ANZAC Day information and educational resources for teachers and students:

History and tradition - What are are commemorating on ANZAC Day?

Ceremonies - The Dawn Service, National and Indigenous Ceremonies and links to other ceremonies around the nation and the world.

Photographs - ANZAC Day ceremonies in Canberra 2000 to 2010

Speeches - Transcripts of National ceremonies and Dawn Service addresses from 2001 to 2010

Sound files - Last post and the Rouse

Classroom resources - student activities, planning a commemorative ceremony, maps and stories of the Gallipoli Landing.

Go to Australian War Memorial


The ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee of QLD websitecontains an education component where teachers can access a range of classroom activities for upper primary and secondary students. These materials allow students to examine and comment on the circumstances surrounding Australia's involvement in conflicts.

Also in the education section:

An Introduction to ANZAC Day for Early Childhood to assist EC teachers teaching about ANZAC Day. 

A is for ANZAC - a web-based adaption of a children's book by Matt Anderson

The ANZAC Quiz - a selection of questions and answers on the topic of ANZAC

Information on War and Identity, Memorials, Maps and Medals.

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