Stories of Displacement: Using Drama to Strengthen Year 11 and 12 Boys’ Intercultural Understanding

  • Boys and Stories (2018-19)

The Australian education system positions “intercultural understanding”—the ability to respect and empathise with people from diverse cultures—as a core skill that students should develop across their academic disciplines. I felt that I was not providing sufficient opportunities for boys to develop their intercultural understanding in my teaching practice and sought to address this within my school’s Social Justice Drama Immersion program.