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Civics education

Teaching teens to take part in political decisions

Liz Robinson  -  July 28, 2017

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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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Civics education

Young Kiwis more engaged as citizens than we think

Liz Robinson  -  May 23, 2017

Newsroom 

Calls for more civics education in New Zealand schools have become a clamour in recent times. Parties as diverse as the Greens, the Māori Party, United Future and the Labour Party are committed to expanding civics education in schools or making it compulsory.

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Civics education

Resources for schools

Liz Robinson  -  May 18, 2017

The Electoral Commission

Help create a future of active, engaged citizens with Your Voice, Your Choice teaching units. 

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Civics education

How can schools engage young people in democracy?

Liz Robinson  -  May 18, 2017

The Guardian

From running your own referendum to talking to your local MP, here’s how to use Brexit and the general election to inform students about politics and voting.

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Civics education

Participating and contributing?

Liz Robinson  -  May 18, 2017

New Zealand Council for Educational Research

The role of school and community in supporting civic and citizenship education. New Zealand results from the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study.

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