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With Local Authorities' reduced ability to support Citizenship education, it’s more important than ever to get support from your subject association.
Regular email updates to keep subject & professional knowledge bang up to date
Specialist advice for teaching Citizenship education
In-school INSET and CPD
Discounts on events and resources
Members only area of website with recommended resources
Teaching Citizenship magazine once a term (see right)
Special offer for ACT members 40% off CitizenshipTeacher.co.uk only £15 with this deal!
We are a membership organisation supporting teachers and schools in delivering Citizenship education. We connect teachers to regional and national networks, offering training, CPD, support and advice.
ACT has about 2,000 members - mainly teachers in primary and secondary schools. It is a registered charity (no. 1100180) and all profits from subscriptions and trading are re-invested into Citizenship education. ACT was founded in 2002 when Citizenship became statutory in schools in England.
Our work is lead by a group of teachers. All ACT members are encouraged to join them to help steer our work and have a leading role in Citizenship education nationally. JOIN ACT NOW
Or sign up as an e-member (free) to receive our monthly e-newsletter. E-membership
ACT membership provides an outstanding opportunity for professional development. It offers you the opportunity to network with the country’s leading practitioners and national figures in Citizenship education and shows your dedication to your profession and subject.
ACT is a charity and the funds we receive from membership are essential for our existence. JOIN ACT NOW
ACT is a charity and the funds we receive from membership are essential for our existence. Membership is for the whole year (September-September).
Individual membership is only £35 for a whole year. BECOME A MEMBER NOW
Organisational membership is £125 and is for organisations such as exam boards, charities, local authorities and government departments BECOME A MEMBER NOW
We also have a free "e-membership". E-members receive our monthly e-newsletter only. Opt in to receive ACT's free monthly e-newsletter.
CHRIS WALLER is the Professional Officer. He is responsible for policy and strategy leadership, leading the school support programme and is available to visit ACT members at school to provide CPD, INSET and other support. Contact Chris
AMY WOODWORTH is Membership and Communications Administrator, responsible for membership and our monthly teaching theme in the e-news and is coordinating the ACT journal Teaching Citizenship. Contact Amy
LIZ MOORSE is interim Senior Manager, leading a range of projects and working with the ACT Trustees on the Strategic Review. Contact Liz
DEEPA SHAH is Conference Co ordinator, responsible for the Five Nations Network Conference 2012 . Contact Deepa
ACT Council steers the work of ACT. It is made up of a group of enthusiastic and engaged citizenship teachers from all over the country.
KARL SWEENEY chairs ACT Council. LEE JEROME is Editor in Chief of the ACT journal, Teaching Citizenship.
Trustees of ACT are representatives from our founding organisations. These are:
Chair of ACT Michael Raftery, Director of Citizenship Education Programme, Hansard Society
Honorary President, Jan Newton
Treasurer, Gordon Mattocks
Citizenship Foundation, Andy Thornton, Chief Executive
Institute for Citizenship, Zandria Pauncefort
National Children’s Bureau, Fergus Crow, Assistant Director of Well-being
United Nations Association, Natalie Samarasinghe
Politics Association and Council for Education in World Citizenship although founder organisations, Politics Association and CEWC are no longer in existence and therefore no longer represented on our board of trustees.
Our financial records are publicly available at http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/. Find ACT by searching for our charity number 1100180.
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These are presented at our AGM on 3rd July 2012.
ACT members are invited to comment in advance of the AGM or at the AGM.
Comments can be sent via Twitter @ACitizenshipT with the hashtag #ACT_AGM or by text message to 07955 623 971.
If you are not able to send comments by Twitter or text message please contact our office on 020 7253 0051 to make another arrangement.
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