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ERIC Number: ED473177
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 157
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-949145-19-X
The Governance of Australia. Civics and Citizenship Learning Circle Kit.
Gow, Neil
This kit, the first of four learning circles on civics and citizenship, addresses a series of broad issues about the way in which Australia is governed. Introductory materials include a synopsis of the six sessions; lists of 51 references, 29 Internet sites, and 13 videos and CDs; glossary; and list of 19 resource materials. Session guides are provided for six sessions: Our Group--Our Government; The Australian Constitution: Basis for Stability or Constraint to Change; Parliament--The Legislative Branch of Government; The Executive Government: Representative Leaders or Elected Dictators?; The High Court of Australia; and An Australian Republic? Components of each session guide include some or all of the following: an introduction that outlines the objective and aims; lists of suggested activities in the session; background documents provided; list of resources; suggested activities with discussion; optional extra activities; case studies highlighted in block format; and the background documents. (YLB)
Adult Learning Australia, PO Box 308, Jamison Centre, ACT 2614 (Kit: $27 Australian; CD-ROM: $10 Australian). E-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian Dept. of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: Adult Learning Australia, Inc., Jamison.
Identifiers - Location: Australia