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Education Programmes

Education programmes are available for primary to tertiary level groups who want to learn more about Parliament and its processes. A range of learning resources are available to support your visit.

For more information contact us via education.team@parliament.govt.nz 

  • How Parliament Works
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    16 January 2020
    How Parliament Works begins with an introduction to the structure, work, and roles in Parliament, followed by visits to significant venues within the Parliamentary buildings. A meeting with the group’s electorate MP can also be arranged (subject to availability). The programme runs for 90 minutes, and is designed for a wide range of students.
  • Debating Role Play
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    16 January 2020
    Students are presented with an overview of the structure, work and roles in Parliament, followed by a visit to the debating chamber. This is followed by the opportunity to debate a mock bill in the Education Centre’s replica chamber. This programme runs for up to two hours, and can be adapted to suit students Years 5 to 13.
  • Eye on the Hive
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    26 February 2020
    This two-part programme is offered in conjunction with Capital E, and focuses on the role of the media in Parliament. Post visit they will have the opportunity to make a news programme based on Parliament at the Capital E studio. This programme runs for 90 minutes, and is designed for students Years 7+.