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A new face at Passport to Democracy

Hello everyone and welcome to the first blog post for 2016! My name is Wendy Caramarco and I am your new Passport To Democracy coordinator. I started my teaching career in the 1980s, teaching in northern and western metropolitan state schools. I became Assistant Principal at Gisborne Secondary College (SC), where student leadership and student voice […]

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Plan 2016 with Passport’s new and improved resources!

Over the course of the year, we have been actively seeking your feedback on our Passport to Democracy resources. Your suggestions led us to create a new assessment resource as well as a shortened version of the program named the ‘Mini Passport’. These are ready for you to use and to plan ahead for 2016! […]

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NYW 2016: Get Your Applications In!

National Youth Week (NYW) is an annual Australia wide week-long festivity of young people aged from 12-25 years. NYW enables youth to voice their ideas and opinions and importantly to act on issues that affect their everyday lives. Next year National Youth Week will run from April 8th – 17th April 2016. Throughout Australia, many […]

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What ideas and actions did your students have?

We want to know of the creative and inspiring actions your students have taken in response to an issue in the community this year. During term 3, the Passport to Democracy program had a group of students at Flinders Christian Community College campaigning for hygiene for homeless women, naming themselves the “R.I.P Party”. Hannah Westbrook, […]

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International Youth Day – how to get involved!

Practical ways to join the UN’s International Youth Day (IYD) – Wednesday 12 August The focus of the 2015 United Nations IYD is youth civic engagement. A perfect way to celebrate actions your students have taken through their Passport to Democracy (PTD) work, and any other active citizenship your school has been involved in! Here […]

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