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Civics education

Teaching teens to take part in political decisions

Liz Robinson  -  July 28, 2017

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Be informed

A message from the pres - part four

Liz Robinson  -  July 28, 2017

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jacks update

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A message from the pres - part three

Liz Robinson  -  May 30, 2017

PPTA’s work to make schools safe and inclusive for all is something we should be really proud of. Over the last few days it’s been great to feel like we’re on the right side of history with our guidelines on gender-neutral schools.

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Beyond the school gate, Be informed

Three 'solutions' to get young people voting

Liz Robinson  -  May 25, 2017

Dr Bryce Edwards, National Business Review

The politics of age is getting a lot of attention this election. “Generational politics” is said to explain much of what is going on when it comes to issues of housing, superannuation and inequality. And youth non-voting is seen as a major factor in declining voter turnout, with predictions that once again few young people will turn out on polling day.

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Beyond the school gate, Civics education

Time to recognise children as citizens

Liz Robinson  -  May 24, 2017

 Newsroom

In Budget 2017, we need policies that recognise children as citizens now as much as for the future, and as having the right to the best resources our country can offer. 

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