Children identify with the characters, settings and events in locally produced content partly because these are known and familiar. Mandarin language teachers, why not leverage this prior knowledge and introduce these Mandarin versions of Australian series to your junior classes?
As part of the Australian Children’s Television Foundation’s 40 year anniversary celebrations, we’re looking back and shining a spotlight on 12 of our most iconic programs. In this article, we look back at the ACTF’s first major production, Winners.
Morris Gleitzman is one of Australia’s bestselling children’s authors. But before he was a novelist, Morris was a screenwriter who created one of the telemovies which was part of the ACTF's first major project, the anthology series, Winners.