Passion and Participation is a program that engages the learners in an exploration of the concept of finding a voice through democracy. Through self-discovery activities within the space students will become aware of key individuals, events and artefacts that helped shape the concept of democracy that is evident today.
Teaching for Effective Learning principles strongly underpin this learning experience, which is aligned with the Australian Curriculum, with a particular emphasis on the learning area of:
Tools and materials are provided free of charge by the State Library of South Australia and the Centre of Democracy.
A new version of Passion and Participation programs will begin in Term 2, reducing its time to 2.5 hours. This new version of Passion and Participation program engages the learners in an exploration of the concept of finding a voice through democracy. The culminating activity will require the learners to work together to create their own political party and use resources made available to promote and present their party's platform.
The Centre of Democracy is a place in Adelaide to explore the people and ideas that have shaped democracy in South Australia. Discover the past and discuss the role young people have in determining the future. They will begin to identify their voice in a democracy and develop a sense of identity.
Adelaide Metro provides FREE travel for primary school groups.