Parliamentary Insider brings Parliament into your classroom. Students speak with experts and explore how Parliament works to make Australia a better place to live.
Our curriculum-aligned program explores the function and significance of Australia's democratic system of government. It does this through investigating:
- how laws are made through Parliament
- the responsibilities of representatives
- the formation of government
- how government is kept accountable.
Program topics can be adapted to suit your areas of focus. To find out more, please email PEOlearning@aph.gov.au
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|Year levels||5 to 12|
|Groups size||35 maximum|
|Connection requirements||Compatible with most laptops and tablets with a functioning camera and microphone. Also compatible with a range of video conference equipment including Polycom and Cisco. Contact us to discuss your school’s connection details.|
|Summary||Go beyond the nightly news to discover the who, what, how and why of the Australian Parliament. During the program, students work with our highly experienced Parliamentary Educators to understand the work of the Australian Parliament.|
|Aim||To support and further develop students' understanding of the work of the Australian Parliament in line with the Australian Civics and Citizenship Curriculum and your class program.|
After discussions with the class teacher, the program may link to the following areas of the Australian Civics and Citizenship Curriculum:
|Year 5||ACHASSK115 ; ACHASSK117 ; ACHASSK118|
|Year 6||ACHASSK143 ; ACHASSK145 ; ACHASSK146|
|Year 7||ACHCK048 ; ACHCK049|
|Year 8||ACHCK062 ; ACHCK063|
|Year 9||ACHCK075 ; ACHCK076 ; ACHCK103|
|Year 10||ACHCK091; ACHCK093|
Source: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), downloaded from the Australian Curriculum website on 31/01/19 (curriculum version 8.3)
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If you need further information about the program or to book a program send us an email or phone 02 6277 3508