PEO teacher pack

This set of PEO posters and classroom guides is what you need to explore the Australian Parliament and Australia’s system of government in your classroom.

One complimentary pack is available per teacher.

Each pack contains:

  • PEO poster pack
  • Teaching civics and citizenship: a classroom guide
  • Rights, power, action: a practical classroom guide for teaching Australia’s system of government (secondary teachers only)

Who is it for?

  • Upper primary to senior secondary school teachers

How can it be used?

The PEO teacher pack has everything you need to get students involved in parliamentary education in the classroom.

Display the posters to stimulate classroom discussion, and use the activities in Teaching civics and citizenship and Rights, power, action to explore democratic processes through role-play, negotiation and problem solving.

The activities in Teaching civics and citizenship are suitable for students in Years 5–10. Rights, power, action is targeted at students in Years 9–12.

How much?

One free PEO teacher pack is available per teacher.

Please indicate on your order form if you would like Rights, power, action included in your pack.

PEO teacher pack.

Four different posters and 2 A4 booklets.

Parliamentary Education Office (peo.gov.au)

Description

The posters in the PEO poster pack:

PEO democracy poster: A man in a suit walks down the grass roof of Australia's Parliament House. A mob of sheep is in front of him. The text reads:

Who is responsible for Australia's democracy?
Don't be a sheep. Learn. Engage. Act
peo.gov.au

Senate poster: A poster of the the empty Senate, part of the Australian Parliament. It is titled: 'The Senate. Parliament House, Canberra'.

House of Representatives poster: A poster of the the empty House of Representatives, part of the Australian Parliament. It is titled: 'The House of Representatives. Parliament House, Canberra'.

Australian Constitution poster: Different coloured rectangles with text and images on one side of the poster. The other side has a map of Australia composed of icons. The text reads:

Australia's Constitution
What is it?
How does it work?
Why does it matter?

The blue cover of Rights, power, action: a practical classroom guide for teaching Australia's system of government.

The black cover of Teaching civics and citizenship: a classroom guide.

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