teacher Learning Centre

Filter Results

Filters

Close

showing 4 results

    Three Levels of Government

    • Year 10 - Commerce
    • Representative Democracy

    Syllabus Links

    • Describe the roles and responsibilities of Australia’s three levels of government
    • Explain what the concept ‘division of powers’ means
    start teaching
    Three Levels of Government

    Parliament and Government

    • Year 10 - Commerce
    • Elections
    • Legislative Change
    • Representative Democracy

    Syllabus Links

    • Describe how and why the separation of powers exists in Australia's democratic system
    • Outline which political parties and Independents have been elected to the NSW Parliament.
    • Describe how government is formed in a democracy based on the Westminster system
    • Explain the terms parliamentary majority, a hung parliament and minority government and explain their significance in forming government in NSW
    • Explain the difference between parliament and government
    start teaching
    Parliament and Government

    How Laws are Made and Changed

    • Year 10 - Commerce
    • Legislative Change
    • Representative Democracy

    Syllabus Links

    • Examine the role of law in society and investigate how and why laws change
    • Understand the role of the Parliament in the making of statute law
    start teaching
    How Laws are Made and Changed

    Elections and Voting

    • Year 10 - Commerce
    • Elections
    • Representative Democracy

    Syllabus Links

    • Students will explain the rights and responsibilities of individuals and groups in the democratic process, including the right to vote
    • Students analyse and understand how an election is conducted, voting methods and systems; preferential voting, optional preferential voting and proportional and optional preferential proportional voting
    • Students will understand how to develop solutions to an issue and actively engage with Australian Democracy
    start teaching
    Elections and Voting

Check out the glossary for key terms and definitions

go there now

What else is happening at Parliament