Global Citizenship - resources


Represent is a great resource written for students and teachers who are seeking to enhance student representation in their schools. developed by VicSRC and Roger Holdsworth, The University of Melbourne, Represent was sent to all government secondary schools in 2011 and is available on-line.

Passport to Democracy

Passport to Democracy is the Victorian Electoral Commission's fully resourced learning program aimed at Secondary school students. The free suitcase kit comes with all the materials you'll need to facilitate a course that draws on your students' concerns to establish the connection between politics and personal opinion. It is linked to Civics and Citizenship VELS level 5 and 6 and VCAL Personal Development Skills. Active, inquiry based program.

Common Threads: Weaving Child Rights into Global Education

Plan International Australia recently produced Common Threads: Weaving Child Rights into Global Education. It is an Australian curriculum aligned teacher’s guide for educators teaching Australian young people aged between 10–13 years. Common Threads is directed by the 2008 Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians, the latest materials from the Australian Curriculum and Assessment Authority website and Global Perspectives – A Framework for Education in Australian Schools.

The Conflict Resolution Education Connection

People around the globe have started embracing conflict resolution as a key component of a quality education. On the Conflict Resolution Education site you are able to explore some of the wide array of available materials that support conflict resolution education.

Peaceful schools

Peace Praxis: praxis is a Greek word meaning the “practice of an art, science or skill.” The site employs social emotional leraning strategies to help prevent violence and promote healthy lifestyle and relationships.

Educating for Global Citizenship

Educating Global Citizenship is an archived website with activities and resources for teachers and students from around the world who are interested in different cultures, languages and in what is going on in other schools to create safe and inclusive learning environments.