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Introduction to social science
How to use the worksheets
NZ curriculum framework
How tutors participate
Centre for Citizenship Education
Worksheets
Year 9 & 10
Year 11 - 12

Worksheet 1:
Voting for your Member of Parliament
Worksheet 2: Choosing your preferred political party
Worksheet 3: Do you want New Zealand to be a Republic?
Worksheet 4:
How Government makes decisions
Worksheet 5:
Government expenditure
Worksheet 6:
Building a multicultural society
Worksheet 7:
Suggesting a law change to a Select Committee of Parliament
Worksheet 8:
Plan a visit to Parliament
Worksheet 9:
Choosing a class representative
Worksheet 10:
School Council nominations procedure
Worksheet 11:
Voting procedure
Worksheet 12:
National election
Worksheet 13:
The voting process

Worksheet 24: in development
Tonga-New Zealand 1950. Historical milestones , pictures, oral archive sound and transcipt
- resources for social science schools use

Worksheet 14:
Schools' guide to decisionmaking with its community
Worksheet 15:
Schools' guide to decisionmaking between Parliament & the community
Worksheet 16:
Schools' guide to voting, elections, parties and forming government
Worksheet 17:
Schools' guide to lawmaking
Worksheet 18:
Schools' guide to getting help from Parliament as a group or individual
Worksheet 19:
Schools' guide to information about Parliament & the community
Worksheet 20:
The Rule of Law
Worksheet 21:
Schools' guide to human rights
Worksheet 22:
Schools' guide to interaction between Parliament, Government, the Judiciary and the media
Worksheet 23: Join the Underage Voter's Campaign

 

 

Worksheet 10: School Council nominations procedure

Electoral process and procedures

Ask the School Council to outline nomination procedures for school representative(s).

This can be either as a procedural paper which students discuss in groups, or by a School Council member speaking to the class.

Divide the class into four groups and appoint a facilitator.

Put forward nominations from your class. See that each nominee has a nominator, a second, and a brief synopsis of why they think they would be suitable.

Class exercise

Ask the people who would like to have your vote to be on the Board (candidates) to tell the class their views on your list of important issues (2 min addresses).

Are there any student rights you want your representative to promote on the Board of Trustees?

For further reference
See also:

Electing Parliament

Homework

Find out who is standing for election in your electorate. What party are they standing for? How are they promoting themselves and their policies? Do they use newspapers, pamphlets, local radio stations etc?

 

 

 
   
   
   

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