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Video conferencing program

Connect with parliamentary experts through Parliamentary Insider — the PEO’s video conference program.

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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 [email protected]

Program details
Year level 5 to 12
Groups size 35 maximum
Duration 30-60 minutes
Availability Monday – Friday
9am to 4pm
Connection requirments Compatible with a range of video conference equipment and platforms. 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 level Australian Civics and Citizenship Curriculum content descriptions
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

ACHCK091ACHCK093

Source: Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), downloaded from the Australian Curriculum website on 5/10/17 (curriculum version 8.3)

Prepare for your program with these ideas and PEO resources.

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