Opinion

Kids aren't failing civics. Civics is failing our kids

By Allana Duncan
Updated July 1 2021 - 2:38pm, first published February 9 2021 - 6:25pm
School students are more engaged with issues than ever. But how do our political structures include them? Picture: Shutterstock

Last month the results from the 2019 National Assessment Program Civics and Citizenship (NAP-CC) were released. The scores for Australian year 10 students indicated a poor knowledge of civic institutions and processes and suggested they lack the skills required for responsible civic participation.

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