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.

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This 33 page, A4 booklet contains 8 learning activities aligned to the Australian Civics and Citizenship Curriculum, and the Legal Studies and Politics syllabuses for each state and territory.

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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.

How much?

Rights, power, action is $2 (GST inclusive) per copy.

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

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