Professional learning

The Parliamentary Education Office provides professional learning for teachers and pre-service teachers. Our programs are free, accredited and align with the Australian Curriculum. We help teachers deliver informative and engaging parliamentary and civics and citizenship curriculum for their students.

Self paced learning

These comprehensive self-paced courses are aligned to the Australian Curriculum and are suitable for primary and secondary teachers. Each module contains detailed content information with links to further resources, discussion questions and engaging classroom activities.

  • Our democracy

    Topics covered include: democracy, Federation, the Australian Constitution and three levels of government.

    Duration: 2 hours

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  • Our people

    Topics covered include: elections, representation and the rights and responsibilities of citizens.

    Duration: 1.5 hours

    Download [PPT 3.5MB]
  • Our Parliament

    Topics covered include: formation of government, parties and independents, law-making, scrutiny and the role of the media.

    Duration: 2.5 hours

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Request a tailored program

The PEO can tailor free teacher professional learning programs for your school, university or educational organisation. Email to request a tailored program.