Events

WACE Review Sundowner 2024

PLEAWA is hosting its annual review of the 2023 WACE examination!

Join us as Stephen King and Haylie Pepper provide expert tips for teachers, focusing on trends in recent WACE exams. Whether you are a new or experienced teacher of Politics & Law, this is a popular and valuable piece of professional learning. We hope to see you there!




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Year 11 Revision Seminar - Unit 2 - 2023

In October, PLEAWA will host a revision seminar for Year 12 Politics & Law with a focus on Unit 2.

Attendees will be guided through rich contemporary examples by experienced teachers of Politics & Law, who will make explicit links with content in Units 1 and 2.

This is a hybrid event streamed live, via Zoom, from the Great Southern Room in the State Library of Western Australia. Whether you are attending in-person, or via Zoom, tickets are only $30.




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Year 12 Revision Seminar - Unit 4 - 2023

Year 12 Revision Seminar - Unit 4 - 2023

In September, PLEAWA will host a revision seminar for Year 12 Politics & Law with a focus on Unit 4.

Attendees will be guided through rich contemporary examples by experienced teachers of Politics & Law, who will make explicit links with content in Units 3 and 4.

This is a hybrid event streamed live, via Zoom, from the Great Southern Room in the State Library of Western Australia. Standard tickets are only $30, including a copy of each presentation.

Attendees can also purchase a copy of the 2023 Good Answer Guide with their ticket, for the discounted price of $60.




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An Evening With the Consul General

An Evening With the Consul General

Join us in listening to our guest speaker Ms Siriana Nair, the Consul General of the U.S. Consulate in Perth. The focus will be on democratic principles and electoral politics in the United States.

During the second half of the evening, Ms Nair and members of the PLEAWA committee will participate in a Q&A panel to answer your 'questions without notice'.




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PLEAWA AGM 2023

PLEAWA AGM 2023

The Annual General Meeting of the Political and Legal Educators Association of Western Australia.

All positions on the Committee will be declared vacant at  the AGM, 13th November 2023, 4.40pm.

Members are encouraged to consider taking on one of the roles that are vital for the continuation of the Association. Should you have an interest in filling any of the positions on the Committee please complete the Nomination Form attached and ensure it is returned prior to the evening of the AGM. Please ensure you read the nomination form and the related sections of the PLEAWA Constitution prior to your nomination.

No late nominations will be accepted.

Refreshments  are available on arrival at the AGM and post the AGM. Feel free to socialise with your colleagues at the conclusion of the AGM. Please register your attendance for seating and catering purposes by clicking the 'Read More' link below.

For further details and enquiries please contact the PLEAWA Secretary via email (secretary@pleawa.org.au).




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Year 11 Masterclass - A Non Democratic Country; Russia

Year 11 Masterclass - A Non Democratic Country; Russia

A presentation for Year 11 ATAR PALS students and teachers by PLEAWA representatives on a non-democratic system - Russia. 




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2023 WACE Review Sundowner

2023 WACE Review Sundowner

PLEAWA representatives review the 2022 WACE Politics and Law Exam, with expert tips for teachers on the 'Contemporary issues' for teaching in 2023




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PLEAWA Revision Unit 3

PLEAWA Revision Unit 3

Five experienced Politics and Law teachers will provide a revision seminar for Politics and Law Unit 3 content.




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Zoom Masterclass

Zoom Masterclass

This masterclass will focus on how to help students write essays for maximum marks .




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Zoom WACE Review Sundowner

Zoom WACE Review Sundowner

Join us to hear from our guest speakers, Stephen King and Haylie Pepper, and then for a review of the 2021 Politics WACE Exam.




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Law Week 2022

Law Week 2022

To celebrate Law Week 2022 (16 - 20 May), Legal Aid WA invites students across WA primary and high schools to participate in its Law Week Video Challenge!




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PLEAWA Semester 1 Unit 3 Revision Seminar

PLEAWA Semester 1 Unit 3 Revision Seminar

Five experienced Politics and Law teachers will provide a revision seminar for Politics and Law Unit 3 content.




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PLEAWA Professional Learning: Meet the US Consulate Director of Policy

PLEAWA Professional Learning: Meet the US Consulate Director of Policy

Hear from Ms Elena Augustine, US Consulate Director of Policy discuss how democracies can uphold or undermine democratic principles.




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Twilight Seminar - 3 April

CONSTITUTIONAL CENTRE LECTURE
TWILIGHT SERIES 2019


The Constitutional Centre of Western Australia in conjunction with the Electoral Regulation Research Network and the Australian Association of Constitutional Law invites you to a twilight seminar: Election Funding and the Implied Freedom of Political Communication – Unions NSW v NSW This seminar will explore the implications for legislation regulating political donations after the High Court’s recent decision in Unions NSW v New South Wales [2019] HCA 1. The case saw the Court unanimously strike down s 29(10) of the Electoral Funding Act 2018 (NSW) as impermissibly burdening the constitutionally protected implied freedom of political communication. Both the constitutional and electoral funding implications of the case will be explored during the seminar.

Speakers:
Dr Murray Wesson, Senior Lecturer, UWA Law School
Dr Martin Drum, Associate Professor, Politics and International Relations, University of Notre Dame
Chair: Cobey Taggart, Barrister, Murray Chambers

Date:
Wednesday 3 April 2019

Time:
5:45 (for a 6pm start) – 7PM

Where:
THE CONSTITUTIONAL CENTRE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
40 Havelock Street, West Perth (Parking is available on site)

Please register at:
ccevents@dpc.wa.gov.au Enquiries: Lisa Belde on 6552 6222

PLEAWA Constitution - proposed changes

At the pending AGM a special resolution will be moved to make final chnages to the PLEAWA Constitution to comply with legislation. Please see the files for an explanation of these proposals.




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