Learning Outcomes - Secondary

Statements of Learning for Civics and Citizenship – Year 7

Citizenship in a Democracy

Students explore the civic values and rights and responsibilities of citizens in a democratic society. They have the opportunity to:

  • investigate ways in which non-government organisations can contribute to communities and influence government decisions.

Students examine the ways in which Australians are connected to other people around the world and explore the responsibilities of global citizenship. They have the opportunity to:

  • consider the economic, social and cultural connections of Australian people to other people in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • analyse how individuals, organisations and governments can be global citizens.
  • participate in a campaign to raise awareness about a significant issue.

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