School education programs | NTEC

School education programs

The Northern Territory Electoral Commission conducts a range of education programs to suit your needs.

Democracy Dash

Democracy Dash is an education event that is designed to teach middle and senior students about democracy, the important work of democratic institutions and the responsibilities of citizens who live in a democracy. It is open to all students in Years 9-12, but is particularly beneficial to students studying civics and citizenship, Legal Studies students and students in leadership positions.

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NT Parliament House excursions

We have partnered with Parliamentary Education Services and offer a joint program for teachers who want to organise a visit to Parliament House.

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School programs

We have designed specific education programs linked to the Australian Curriculum in civics and citizenship for different year groups. All programs include an interactive PowerPoint presentation and culminate in a mock election and vote counting exercise.

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The Australian Electoral Commission has an excellent range of free educational resources and programs for teachers and students via their AEC for schools program. Find out more information via the following link:

  • AEC for schools (link takes you to the Australian Electoral Commission website).