Increasing electoral participation in young Australians? We can do that!

When I was 16 years old, I was quite politically engaged. It was 2007 and I was very much aware of the changing political climate, the buzz around emerging political personalities, the new engagement opportunities that websites like Twitter afforded both politicians and punters, the political themed comedies that saturated both government and commercial television, and […]

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FREE PD Day- Primary and Secondary Streams. Limited CRT funding available!

Teaching Civics and Citizenship PD Day This amazing opportunity is for primary, secondary and pre-service teachers, with a focus on active citizenship and teaching approaches which can help engage young people in their community. This PD day will feature many different organisations who strive to make Civics and Citizenship relevant for students of all ages. Sessions will take […]

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Welcome to Term 3!

Welcome back to Term 3! It’s a notoriously busy term, for both you as teachers and for us at the VEC! Preparation for the State Election is ramping up and we’re ramping up our voter education programs to match, so don’t be left behind! It’s a great time to run a Civics and Citizenship unit in […]

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