Global politics

Outreach workshops in Global Politics deepen critical thinking, research and communication skills.They offer students scenario-based activities to apply their skills and gain a wider knowledge of such global issues as people movement, human rights, climate change or democracies and dictatorships.

Available for VCE and year 10 students at the Melbourne (Bundoora) and Mildura campuses and on rotation at Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo and Shepparton.

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Model United Nations Conference

Curriculum: VCE Global Politics and Year 10 Humanities

Dates and Locations:

  • Melbourne: TBC
  • Mildura: TBC
  • Albury-Wodonga: TBC

Duration: 5 hours

Cost: $25 per student or free to schools with ICSEA <1000 + bus cost reimbursement

Capacity: 100 students per event

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Hosted by the United Nations Association of Australia – Victoria Division, on behalf of La Trobe University.

This event simulates a session of the United Nations General Assembly through role-play and debate. Participating students become country ambassadors and use their negotiation and diplomacy skills to represent their country’s views. Students interact with other delegates during caucus, present their country’s position to the General Assembly and move amendments to a draft UN Resolution.

Participants receive detailed student and teacher information packs developed by the UNAA - Victoria Division.

Topics:

  • Melbourne: A Responsibility to Protect - Preventing Mass Atrocity Crimes
  • Mildura: Asylum Seekers and Refugees: A Global Humanitarian Crisis
  • Albury-Wodonga: TBD

Global Actors. Global Challenges.

Curriculum: VCE Global Politics

Date and Location: February 26 at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus

Duration: 3 hours

Cost: Free

Capacity: 100 students

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Critically assess global politics. Apply theories to case studies. Learn how to determine what is real or fake in studying global politics. Participate in scenario-based activities with La Trobe’s International Relations experts and Alumni to discuss several issues throughout the day such as:

  • People movement (Refugees)
  • Climate change
  • Human rights (Humanitarian intervention)

For enquiries please contact ASSC outreach or make a booking