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Find out what life is like for students at schools in other places. Explore an urban school in Western Australia and another in Copenhagen, Denmark. Identify similarities and differences between school life in the two cities. Compare life at the two schools with your own school experiences. For example, note what type of clothing is worn to suit the climate. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.
Geography > Levels 3 and 4 > Geographical Knowledge > Diversity and significance of places and environments > VCGGK084
Similarities and differences between places in terms of their type of settlement, demographic characteristics and the lives of the people who live there
Schools, Cultural identity, Personal identity, School life
Cultural identityPersonal identitySchools
Key Learning Objectives
Students explore school life in two urban locations in different countries and compare with their own experiences.
Students describe how social and environmental factors may influence personal identity.
Prompts students to consider how personal identity is shaped by physical and social environment.
Describes aspects of school life in urban environments in Western Australia and Denmark.
Uses fictional characters to illustrate student experiences.
Provides a printable table to help students summarise and interpret school experiences.