Upcoming programs

Teaching civics and citizenship: a parliamentary approach is a free teacher professional learning workshop. Check out upcoming dates and register to attend.

 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 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

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.

Upcoming dates 2022

Term 1

Primary teachers - Tuesday 22 March - 17.00-19.00 (AEDT) - Flyer [PDF 518KB, 1 page]

Term 2

Secondary teachers - Wednesday 27 April - 17.00-19.00 (AEDT) - Flyer [PDF 518KB, 1 page]

Primary teachers - Thursday 16 June - 17.00-19.00 (AEDT) - Flyer [PDF 518KB, 1 page]

Term 3

Secondary teachers - Tuesday 26 July - 18.00-20.00 (AEDT) - Flyer [PDF 518KB, 1 page]

Primary teachers - Thursday 7 September - 18.00-20.00 (AEDT) - Flyer [PDF 518KB, 1 page]

Term 4

Secondary teachers - Thursday 20 October - 17.00-19.00 (AEDT) - Flyer [PDF 518KB, 1 page]

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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, 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]

Upcoming dates 2022

Term 2

Wednesday 4 May 1700-1900 (AEST)

Term 3

Tuesday 23 August 1800-2000 (AEST)

Term 4

Thursday 17 November 1700-1900 (AEDT)

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Tips on teaching parliament

This 1 hour program is suitable for primary and secondary teachers in South Australia.

Join the federal and state parliament education teams for some handy hints on how to bring content about parliament to life in your classrooms. You’ll learn what new and proven programs and resources are available to support your teaching while furthering your own understanding of the curriculum content.

Cost: free

Flyer [PDF 231KB, 1 page] 

Upcoming date

Monday 31 May 1700-1800 (ACST)

Book now

To find out more, and to make a booking, visit the South Australian Parliament.

Making a law

This 1 hour program is suitable for primary, middle school and Legal Studies teachers in Queensland.

Join the Queensland Parliamentary Service, the Parliamentary Education Office and the Supreme Court Library Queensland to explore how statute and common law is made.

Cost: free

Upcoming dates

Term 2

Thursday 28 April 1600-1700 (AEST)

Term 3

Monday 4 July 1100-1200 (AEST)

Book now

To find out more, and to make a booking, visit the Queensland Parliament.

(Virtual) resource tour

This 1 hour program is suitable for primary, middle and secondary teachers in Queensland.

Join the Queensland Parliamentary Service, the Parliamentary Education Office and the Supreme Court Library Queensland to discover the many online learning resources you can integrate in your teaching practise.

Cost: free

Upcoming dates

Term 3

Tuesday 23 August 1600-1700 (AEST)

Term 4

Monday 28 November 1300-1400 (AEST)

Book now

To find out more, and to make a booking, visit the Queensland Parliament.

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)

Description

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