Upcoming programs

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.

 The PEO has a wide range of teacher professional development sessions planned for 2022 [PDF 92KB, 1 page]:

 

Teaching civics and citizenship: a parliamentary approach

This 2 hour TQI accredited interactive workshop is aligned to the Australian Curriculum and is suitable for primary, secondary and pre-service 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.

Cost: free

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.

Stay tuned for 2023 dates 

Teaching civics and citizenship: Constitution masterclass

This 2 hour TQI 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.

Cost: free

In this exciting collaboration with the National Archives of Australia and the High Court of Australia, teachers will explore the significance of Australia’s Constitution, the High Court’s role in interpreting it and how the National Archives of Australia preserve it and other important documents. Teachers will receive a range of curriculum-aligned interactive and immersive teaching resources and strategies.

Flyer [PDF 107KB, 1 page]

Stay tuned for 2023 dates 

Teachers participate in a PEO video conference program through Zoom.

A grid of video screens showing men and women participating in a group video call. 

Parliamentary Education Office (peo.gov.au)

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