Students will examine the case for a new preamble to the Australian Constitution and select delegates for the 2022 National Schools Constitution Convention (NSCC).
Practices involving pre-reading materials, keynote presentations exploring perspectives on the role and importance of the preamble and working groups. Students will discuss and draft a possible new preamble.
Two of the conventions will be online through Collaborate Ultra, which can be accessed by state and non-state schools.
Students studying Humanities and Social Science subjects are well placed to participate in the convention.
From each school team, one student can nominate to be a delegate to the NSCC held each year in March. Each candidate will present a three minute speech on a constitutional issue. Participating students will elect Queensland's delegates for the NSCC.
Following registration of a school team, pre-reading materials, a draft program, the topic for student speeches, a weblink and information to support participation in the online convention will be communicated to the school contact. Please ensure you provide the details of a school contact.
Note for 2021, the non-state school contribution fee will not be charged as the General convention will be online.
To register visit the Queensland schools constitutional conventions.
For all enquiries please email Queensland.SCC@qed.qld.gov.au