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

These classroom activities enable upper and senior secondary students to experience democratic processes first-hand, and engage with authentic legal and political issues.

One complimentary copy is available per school.

Engage upper and senior secondary students with authentic legal and political issues with these experiential learning activities. 

Each activity is aligned to the Australian Civics and Citizenship Curriculum, and the Legal Studies and Politics syllabuses for each state and territory.


Who is it for?

  • upper and senior secondary teachers

Why should you order?

Rights, power, action is a flexible resource that Legal Studies and Politics teachers can use to deliver curriculum-aligned and practical lessons for students of all levels. Through role-play, negotiation and problem-solving, students will experience democratic processes first-hand, and connect with authentic political and legal issues.
 
With the classroom activities in Rights, power, action your students can:

  • Use negotiation strategies to form a minority government
  • Put co-operative federalism into action to decide an issue of national significance
  • Conduct a law reform inquiry and present recommendations to a citizen’s jury.

How can it be used?

These activities use role-play, negotiation and problem solving to engage students with authentic learning experiences. Use the activities on their own or in conjunction with our Classroom activities.

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

Pages from the PEO's Rights, power, action: a classroom guide A4 booklet

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Pages from the PEO's Rights, power, action: a classroom guide A4 booklet

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