Two girls smiling; girl on the right has long blonde hair, wearing a black floral dress and a thin necklace, girl on the left has brown short hair, red lipstick and big, black earrings in the shape of a dog. The background is a colourful hue of yellow, pink and blue.

Becoming You

What
Self-directed
When
Terms 1-4, Monday–Friday
Year level
Years 9-12
Cost
$7 per student plus education service fee
Booking information
Bookings (03) 9927 2754

Explore the Becoming You exhibition through this self-directed program. There is a short introduction provided by Museum staff to contextualise the visit.

Teachers are advised to visit the exhibition and website prior to the group visit to prepare students for the exhibition experience. Students will be provided with an education resource to complete during the museum visit. This booklet can be used to support VCAL personal development strand. Teachers will also receive an education guide to support student learning before, during and after their visit.

Becoming You presents coming of age stories by 72 Australian storytellers in all their diversity. These personal experiences traverse landscapes of time, gender, orientation, culture, age, and distance, reflecting Immigration Museum's commitment to celebrating our shared humanity.

The Victorian Curriculum identifies the Intercultural Capability as one of the four capabilities to be addressed in the delivery of the F–10 curriculum. This exhibition offers opportunities for students to explore stories about identity and growing up, and reflect on consider Australia’s rich social, cultural, linguistic, religious and gender diversity.

At a national level Intercultural Understanding is one of the general capabilities underpinning the Australian Curriculum.

Curriculum links

  • Intercultural Capability: Level 9–10
  • Personal and Social Capability: Level 9-10
  • Civics and Citizenship
  • VCE English
  • VCAL Personal Development

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