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The Rule of Law: 13y - 18y

Find out what The Rule of Law is, its implications and significance, and how it applies to your Fundamental Human Rights.
Pamela LLB (she/her)
30 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
Class
30 minutes
per class
Meets once
13-18
year olds
1-12
learners per class
per learner

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Fri Aug 19

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9am - 9:30am
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Fri Sep 2

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Description

Class Experience

- Learners will understand their fundamental human rights and their responsibilities as global citizens. 
- Students will also have an overview with regards to what their government can and can not do.
- Learners will be encouraged to voice their understanding of what The Rule of Law is, and what they think it should be.
I am a lawyer in Australia, and I have homeschooled my own children for the past 8 years and will continue to do so for at least another 17 years (my youngest child is 1y as of 2022). 

I have degrees, post-graduate, and professional qualifications in the following:

- Law - Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Admission as a Lawyer;

- TESOL - I have completed 8 out of 8 units towards the 150-hour qualification. When I receive my official professional certificate from Arizona State University I will update this here;

- Criminology;
- I.T. Security;
- Applied Linguistics;
- Investigative Services;

- Bachelor of Arts in Security, Terrorism and Counterterrorism from Murdoch University which covered the following topics:
Ethnic Conflict and Multiculturalism
Ethnic Questions in East and South-East Asia
Chinese Political Economy and Business
Islam: Past and Present
Power and Legitimacy in Modern Political Thought
Practical Ethics
Politics in Contemporary China
Terrorism in a Globalised World
War and Peace in World History
Body and Mind
Crime, Business and Politics in Asia
News and Politics
Australian Foreign Policy
Authoritarianism and Democracy
Terrorism: Its Causes and Consequences
International Security Studies
Knowledge and Information Security
Spies, Saboteurs and Secret Agents
Structure Thought and Reality
Introduction to University Learning
Globalisation: The Asia Pacific
Perspectives on Security and Terrorism
Introduction to Global Politics

I have also completed the following short courses which are relevant to the classes I teach here:

- How Forensic Science should speak to the Court;
- Introduction to Key Constitutional Concepts and Supreme Court Cases (USA);
- An Introduction to American Law (USA);
- English Common Law: Structure and Principles (UK);
- Economic Growth and Distributive Justice;
- Water Supply and Sanitation Policy in Developing Countries;
- Reason and Persuasion: Thinking Through Three Dialogues By Plato;
- Technology and Ethics;
- ADHD: Everyday Strategies for Elementary Students;
- The Clinical Psychology of Children and Young People;
- Everyday Parenting: The ABCs of Child Rearing;
- A Brief History of Humankind.
No homework, this is just an introduction to the law. Homework will be assigned in other ongoing classes which are listed under my teacher profile.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
No assessment, this is just an introduction to the law. Assessment will be assigned in other ongoing classes which are listed under my teacher profile.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
- I will not be addressing politically sensitive topics in this class. 
- The dialogue will be around the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), how it came into being and how it shapes and influences our current laws.
- If I do need to use slides, I screen share Google Slides, and I may also screen share YouTube as applicable.
- Learners do not need to access the internet outside of Outschool during this class.
Primary Sources:
- Treaty - International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (adopted by the United Nations in 1966 and entered into force in 1976);
- Treaty - International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (adopted by the United Nations in 1966 and entered into force in 1976);
- Legislation - Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act (1900);
- Legislation - Constitution of the United States (1789);
- Declaration - Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948);
- The Magna Carta 1215

Secondary Sources:
- Article - Southern Cross University Law Review, Volume 4, December 2000, ‘The Just Rule of Law’ by Adrian Lipscomb and Nicholas Cowdery;
- Encyclopedia - National Geographic Society, 'Rule of Law' (May 2022);
- Website Post - American Bar Association, 'What is The Rule of Law?' (accessed June 2022).

Teacher

Pamela LLB (she/her)
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Lives in Australia
I am a homeschool mother of multiple children and a lawyer in Queensland, Australia. I am also TESOL-certified (150 hours).
30 total reviews
56 completed classes

About Me

Hello! I am a homeschool mother of multiple children. We have always homeschooled and participated in distance education. We came to Outschool in 2018 as learners, and now I am excited to also teach on this platform. I understand the needs of... 
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