Teaching civics and citizenship: a parliamentary approach is a free teacher professional learning workshop. Check out upcoming dates and register to attend.
Teaching civics and citizenship: a parliamentary approach
This 2 hour TQI and NESA accredited interactive workshop is aligned to the Australian Curriculum and is suitable for primary and secondary teachers across Australia.
This program addresses the following AITSL standards for proficient teachers:
2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area.
6.2 Engage in professional learning and improve practice.
During a workshop, teachers will have the opportunity to:
- enhance their knowledge and understanding of the Australian Parliament.
- develop skills and techniques to engage students with Australia’s system of government and how our democracy works.
- experience fun and engaging classroom activities that explore the function and significance of the Australian Parliament.
- come away with a collection of curriculum-aligned interactive and immersive teaching resources and strategies.
Thursday 15 October 2020 4pm - 6pm (AEST) Flyer [PDF, 1 page]
Tuesday 17 November 2020 4pm - 6pm (AEST) Flyer [PDF, 1 page]
Parliamentary committees masterclass for WA teachers
Note change of date Thursday 22 October 2020 4.30pm - 6pm (AWST) Flyer [PDF, 1 page]
During this session you will:
- explore the why, what, who and how of the Australian Parliament's committee system
- take a closer look at Senate estimates
- learn how you and your students can get involved in the committee process
- get started with running a committee inquiry in your classroom
- come away with curriculum-aligned interactive and immersive teaching resources and strategies.
Teachers participate in a PEO video conference program through Zoom.
Parliamentary Education Office (peo.gov.au)
A grid of video screens showing men and women participating in a group video call.
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