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Mock Elections – ACE civic education

Mock elections can be held at any time by schools who want to give pupils the opportunity to explore the political process.

First Time Voters

Massive get-out-the-vote campaigns by both Democrats and Republicans seem to have paid off in this closely contested presidential race. Late afternoon exit polls in Wisconsin indicated that 9% of t...

Democracy Rules – Youth Enrolment

The Electoral Act provides for the conduct of federal elections. This means the Act provides the legal basis for the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) to conduct elections and this includes the...

Respect – What Children Get In Democratic Schools

An exciting new movement is stirring the world of education--a movement that promises, at last, to make children participants in the revolutionary changes that swept the world in the late 20th cent...

Children And The Political Process

Our democracy is based on the premise that groups of people will stand up for their own interests and rights. but generally speaking children and young people are not in the position to do this. Ch...

Public Schools Are Hotbeds Of Democracy

Democracies don't materialize out of thin air. They are created -- and maintained and deepened -- by citizens. If citizens are to safeguard civil liberties, elect wise officials, become wise offici...

Institutionalising Civic Education – ACE

If it is true that people learn from experience, and if large numbers of people participate in political life - both in democracies and, despite the personal cost, undemocratic societies - without ...

Educational Objectives – ACE Civic Education

Selecting and framing objectives is one of the most difficult tasks for educators and, incidentally, for those developing social interventions and programme proposals.

Tips On How To Create A Great Survey

A detailed guidelines on building surveys.

Surveys – ACE Civic Education

First a decision will need to be made about what information needs to be collected and why. This process can be initiated by asking a few simple questions: "What opinions or likely behaviours do yo...