Wednesday, 18 September 2013

National Schools Constitutional Convention

Contact: Dr Greg Calvert, Curriculum Services
P: 6233 2137

Location: Canberra
Dates: 12-14 March, 2014           Closing Date: October 28, 2013

Intended Audience: Open to students in grade 11 in 2013 that will be in grade 12 in 2014
  • Provides an opportunity for students in Years 11 and 12 to explore contemporary constitutional issues
  • Encourages students to become better informed about the Australian system of government and how the Australian Constitution provides the framework for our democracy
  • Encourages senior students to take an active interest in the traditions, processes and practices of government.
Five delegate positions are available (Department of Education Colleges 3, Catholic schools 1, independent schools 1).

Students should complete 500 words on how attending the convention could benefit them and their school/ college and provide a 2 page resume

Principals will be contacted for a reference, for shortlisted candidates.

Applications should be sent to curriculum@education.tas.gov.au