Year 10 – Democracy

The spirit of democracy embraces a sense of equality, fairness, justice and a desire to do what is right for the greater good.

Round Square definition of Democracy

The spirit of democracy embraces a sense of equality, fairness, justice and a desire to do what is right for the greater good. Freedom of thought and speech are valued and appropriate forums and channels of communication are discovered and explored.

An understanding of the importance of active democratic participation and the power of collective decision-making is supported by a strong sense of self-discipline and personal responsibility.

 

Broad outcomes of the week for students

There are a number of outcomes for the week

  1. To understand the nature of Democracy and its importance as one of the Round Square IDEALS
  2. To have an appreciation of the complexity and varieties in types international democracies and what can happen when dictators take charge
  3. To understand how democracy works on a local TAS level
  4. For each student to appreciate their own democratic and personal responsibilities through the Steps Program