Updated 25 December 2021

To conduct a lesson and assessment (theory and/or practical) based on the following learning outcomes:

  1. Know the difference between the ruling and Constitutional Head of State and be able to give a basic description of the role of the President in conjunction with Parliament.

  2. Know what is meant by Parliament and have a basic knowledge of its constitution; its functions: how the Cabinet is formed and its purpose; how Laws are made.

  3. Know how membership of the Parliament is formed.

  4. Know the basic procedure for a General Election and the maximum term of office for the elected Party between General Elections. Know the reasons for By Elections.

  5. Know the purpose of the `Electoral Roll'; the minimum age for voting and have a basic knowledge of a voter's procedure both for inclusion on the `Electoral Roll' and at the time of voting.

  6. Know the names of the current Prime Minister, three Ministers and the leader or one member of the Opposition Party.

  7. Know the name of their own Parliamentary Constituency; the name of their Member of Parliament and the party to which the Member belongs. Have a basic understanding of his/her duties to the constituency.

  8. Have a broad knowledge of the function of the Government, in particular social services (government and private) and be able to answer questions in more detail on one of the following:

  • Education system

  • Health service

  • Housing

  • Employment

Suggested Practical Assessment (most recommended):

  • Project-Based Assessment (i.e. create brochure for new citizens)

  • Planning a Service-Learning Activity (i.e. to work with local RC to conduct an event for new citizens)

Action required from Schools / Districts:

To submit the following items as supporting documents for badge application:

  • Notes / PowerPoint slides created for the lesson

  • Written test questions

  • Results for assessment conducted

  • Softcopy of student’s projects