The Response Ability resources include case study films and other audiovisual pieces designed as learning tools for students who are studying to become teachers or early childhood workers.
Tertiary students may be asked to complete selected activities or units of work that relate to a particular film. The film clips are not available from this site, however you can access the activities below.
Film Synopsis: Keely is a shy girl with a strong connection to her current teacher. However, she is about to make the transition into a new class, so the staff must consider strategies to support her wellbeing and development. Download
Film Synopsis: Thomas seems unhappy and angry at school. Staff members are concerned about his behaviour, peer relationships and learning. His teacher and parents must decide on a way to address the issue. Download
Film Synopsis: Nicola and her friends have had a falling out over a bullying incident involving a photo on a mobile phone. Staff discuss how to address her needs and consider their school policies. Download
Student Voices: Activities
Film Synopsis: Two groups of primary schools students, from a country school and an urban setting, talke about social and emotional issues that arise for children of their age. While their views and experience are not representative of all children, they provide a useful insight into wellbeing issues. Download