Youth Commissioners wanted

Give your students the chance to have a say on issues in education, employment and transition for young people today. through expressions of interest for The National Youth Commission (NYC) on Youth Employment and Transitions. Your students can become Youth Commissioners, NYC Advisory Group members, or NYC Youth Ambassadors for this independent national ‘citizen’s royal commission’ inquiry. Why do we recommend […]

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TERM 4 FUN!

Term 4 Fun! The end of the school year is not too far away and it’s a great time to get your students involved in ‘Be the Change’. This online game presents students with a community problem; they decide on their preferred solution from a range of options; and then choose which practical, democratic steps […]

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Survey

Tell us what teachers really need

Hello! What professional learning resources are actually helpful on a practical level? Only you can tell us! Help the Passport to Democracy (PTD) team consider teaching professionals’ needs by completing this 5-7 minute survey, before we create a new resource aimed at supporting Victorian teachers. For every completed survey, $5 will be donated to a youth-based charity. The total you raise will […]

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Passport to Democracy coordinator vacancy

VPSG 3.1 Part time position – 0.5 FTE (2.5 days per week) $62,535 – $69,233 per annum (pro-rated) plus superannuation Fixed term contract:  August 2016 – 11 January 2017   We are looking for a flexible and engaging facilitator who is capable of delivering activities and presentations to audiences of varying size, age, needs and […]

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Simple Humanities boosters

Welcome to Term 3! New semesters ring in fresh starts, including new allotments. So here are some fresh ideas to bring Humanities to life for your students: excursions to the Old Melbourne Gaol the Supreme Court the Old Treasury Building  the Parliament of Victoria incursions from the Big Issue Classroom the Victorian Electoral Commission. On Monday 25 July, […]

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