This WebQuest has been funded
through a grant by the Australian Department of Education,
Science and Training (DEST).
Creation and Development of this WebQuest
was commissioned to create this WebQuest to encourage Enterprise
Education within the indigenous student population in Moree,
WebQuest Direct created and developed the content of this
WebQuest Direct used two
graphic designers to develop this WebQuest - Nathan Ahearne of
Ulysses Design, Canberra ACT; and, Louise Grant of Ringtail
Target Group: Students in Years 7 – 8. However,
this WebQuest could easily be adapted for students in Years 5 -
This plan was developed by
Educational Consultant, Frances Moore of
This is a long-term WebQuest
lasting for approximately one year and has been built around having
students attend the Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) in
Moree on a weekly basis for 1.5 - 2 hours each
week with some sessions lasting a whole day during the school
Number of hours approximately
100 - 120 hours.
Motivation of Students
Students need to be keen to be part of a business enterprise.
They will be creating their own product, a small discreet
To encourage students,
teachers need to be aware that there is a parallel program
involving the Business Mentors from the Chamber of Commerce.
This program is to be organised so that students are given
successful business venture stories from successful business
people. It is intended that students would hear from business
people every 6 weeks.
If you intend to use this
WebQuest for your classes, it is suggested that you also
organise the input of your Chamber of Commerce or Business
People within your area.
Some information has been
given in the Meeting Place
area of the WebQuest.
To be kept in a trust fund or for the students to collectively,
at their business association meeting, to decide on where the
proceeds are to be distributed.
Standards and Outcomes