Professional Learning

This section contains a range of activities to support professional learning in civics and citizenship education, including introducing the ideas of civics and citizenship education, the Discovering Democracy resources, teaching democratic values, and national assessment of civics and citizenship.

Civics and Citizenship Education: Professional Learning Package

The Civics & Citizenship Education: Professional Learning Package focuses on the citizenship dimension of civics and citizenship. It provides primary and secondary teachers with information, techniques and resources to identify opportunities for students to increase and apply their understanding of civics and citizenship in the classroom and beyond. Read more.

Civics and Citizenship Education: Stories of Good Practice

The Stories of Good Practice demonstrate exemplary teaching practice in civics and citizenship education. Teachers at three schools discuss how they have tailored civics and citizenship programs to suit their school community and to maximise the benefits to students and teachers. Read more.

CCE for New and Pre-Service Teachers – Professional Learning Unit

Effective practice in Civics and Citizenship Education: A guide for pre-service teachers provides information, teaching and learning activities, resources and links to pages on this website to enable new and pre-service teachers to develop effective practice in CCE. Read more.

Professional Learning Activities

These activities introduce primary and secondary teachers to the ideas and dimensions of civics and citizenship education and the themes of Discovering Democracy. Read more.

Discovering Democratic Values: Teaching and Learning Civic Values

Discovering Democratic Values: Teaching and learning civic values is a professional development video that allows teachers and schools to examine a variety of perspectives in civic values education. Read more.