The following provides links to a range of resources which support learning and teaching and Studies of Asia
If you are looking for Units of Work and lessons, visit the extensive Studies of Asia Units wiki
If you are looking for electronic resources that are not country specific visit the Online resources page or the APPS page

To borrow resources visit:

Languages and Multicultural Education and Resource Centre

This amazing library located in North Carlton has the most extensive collection of books and resources for schools about Asia in Victoria.

You can:

LMERC change of opening hours

LMERC will now be open from 9-5pm Monday to Friday.

For other opportunities for accessing LMERC outside of business hours please contact us on 9349 1418 or

To purchase resources, you may consider contacting

Curriculum Press or preview them

Asia Bookroom are also supposed to have good deals on books if you know what you want too.

Texts for literacy and reading

A great list of books you might like to use with your students is available here:
Contemporary literature for all Asia
Asia-themed fiction
Supporting the cross curriculum priority of Asia - compiled by Helen Sykes:
Another set of Asia related literary texts to support the Australian Curriculum for English is available from the AEF

Contemporary literature for India:
...and a different format of lists:

Contemporary literature for Indonesia:
Contemporary literature for Cambodia:

Contemporary literature for Malaysia:

Overseas Learning Experience for Students - a resource kit for schools

Tips for teaching Chinese students in your classroom:

Check out the page about understanding Chinese values and perspectives for further information.
A useful checklist for teachers and schools in dealing with cultural diversity and intercultural understanding:

PWC Asialink Index - The report compares trade and goods in services, describes four of the most important services and maps the trade in services with our major Asian partners.