Teachers Guide

Please note that there will not be any new Study Guides for 2017.  Previous Study Guides are still available below.

The Years That Made Us: The Roaring 20s

The Years That Made Us THE ROARING 20s PROGRAMME LENGTH 1 hour SCREENING DETAILS Monday 12 December at 9.30am EST/ NZ This program was written by and is presented by author and journalist Chris Masters. It is a personal history, featuring his family, but it is also a broader story because it is told within a national…Read more

The Sixties: Times They Are A-Changin’ (1960-1969)

The Sixties TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’ (1960-1969) PROGRAMME LENGTH 1 hour SCREENING DETAILS Monday 5 December at 9.30am EST/ NZ This program describes and discusses the protest movements of the 1960s in the United States of America. It highlights civil rights, the women’s movement, the environment movement, migrant workers’ rights and the “gay” rights movement. At the…Read more

Egypt Unwrapped: Secrets Of The Valley Of The Kings

Egypt Unwrapped SECRETS OF THE VALLEY OF  THE KINGS PROGRAMME LENGTH 1 hour SCREENING DETAILS Monday 28 November at 9.30am EST/ NZ his program focuses on the New Kingdom tombs in the Valley of the Kings. A number of Pharaohs are discussed in relation to their activity in the valley and nearby. There is an overview of…Read more

Tales From The Tomb: Robbing The Dead

Tales From The Tomb ROBBING THE DEAD PROGRAMME LENGTH 1 hour SCREENING DETAILS Monday 21 November at 9.30am EST/ NZ This program has an obvious popular tone to it. It begins by using the term “tomb raiders” and describes various “heists” in ancient Egypt. This may appeal to students and does not detract a great deal from…Read more

The Ottomans: Europe’s Muslim Emperors

The Ottomans EUROPE’S MUSLIM EMPERORS PROGRAMME LENGTH 1 hour SCREENING DETAILS Monday 14 November at 9.30am EST/ NZ This program presented by journalist and writer Rageh Omaar is the first in a two part series. Episode 1 deals with the rise of the Ottomans, their expansion into Europe and their eventual domination of the Islamic world. Omaar provides…Read more

Viking Women

Viking Women SIGRUN’S WRATH & THE DISCOVERY OF ICELAND PROGRAMME LENGTH 1 hour SCREENING DETAILS Monday 7 November at 9.30am EDT/ NZ This program is a high quality dramatic recreation. An international cast recreates the 9th century world of the Vikings to tell a story based on the Nordic sagas. These traditional Norse folk stories of gods…Read more

Byzantium: A Tale Of Three Cities Part 3

Byzantium: A Tale Of Three Cities CAPITAL OF A NEW EMPIRE PROGRAMME LENGTH 1 hour SCREENING DETAILS Monday 31 October at 9.30am EDT/ NZ This program is the third in a series that plots the development of the modern city of Istanbul from its origins. This episode focuses on the transformation from the Ottoman Empire to the…Read more

Ancient Impossible: Ancient Einsteins

Ancient Impossible ANCIENT EINSTEINS PROGRAMME LENGTH 1 hour SCREENING DETAILS Monday 24 October at 9.30am EST/ NZ This program puts forward the idea that the scientific discoveries of the ancient world that are either ignored by most or taken for granted deserve more attention because they are indicative of a much higher level of human endeavour and…Read more

Frozen In Time: Our History In 3D

Frozen In Time: Our History in 3D THE AGE OF INDUSTRY PROGRAMME LENGTH 1 hour SCREENING DETAILS Monday 10 October at 9.30am EDT/ NZ This program focuses on the development of industry in the USA during the 19th and early 20th century, from the Civil War to World War 1. It describes and discusses the resources both…Read more

Architects Of Darkness: Albert Speer

Architects Of Darkness: Albert Speer ARCHITECT OF THE REICH PROGRAMME LENGTH 1 hour SCREENING DETAILS Monday 17 October at 9.30am EDT/ NZ   This program deals with the careers of prominent members of the Nazi regime. As the series name suggests it is directed at exposing the criminality of the leading members of the regime. The career…Read more