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Australian Citizenship Program and Its Experience (Contemporary Education and Culture; Vol. 11, No. 3)
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Lanzhou | 2019 | p. 1-5
ISSN 1674-5779
Sun Hongkai; Sun Yuhua
Corporate author: 
Northwest Normal University
Asia and the Pacific
© 孙洪凯, 孙钰华 2019

In Western countries, the reform of Civics and Citizenship Education is an important way to cultivate responsible citizens. The Australian Citizenship Education Program provides students with a variety of activities, and follows the principle of change, engagement and resolution of specific issues. It is committed to raising students’ awareness of engagement and has achieved outstanding results in cultivating responsible citizens. Australian Citizenship Education program is both thainee- and prantice- oriented, which sets a good example for cultivating students’ awareness and ability of engagement in China. At the same time, critical learning is a must.


Resource Type: 
Journal articles
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
Level of education: 
Secondary education
Higher education
Non-formal education


Citizenship education program; Australia; Citizen engagement