We are delighted that the U.S. Embassy London has announced a 10-day exchange programme to the United States for members of ACT. Successful applicants will visit cities in the United States and explore media literacy teaching approaches with their counterparts. Participants will also have the chance to meet with American journalists, NGOs and others working in this area.
Applications open for ACT Board of Trustees Deadline: 5pm, 10 December 2018
The Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT) is a charitable membership association that was established in 2001. We are looking to recruit new members to our Board of Trustees to expand and enhance the expertise available to the Charity.
In particular we are especially keen to hear from those whose main area of experience and expertise is in the areas of business development, marketing and finance.
Citizenship and Democracy education take centre stage at a major national teaching Conference this weekend (7 July) hosted at City Hall in London and organised by the Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT).
Students from Hamilton Academy in Leicestershire will open ACT’s national conference with a film they have made about why being taught Citizenship means so much to them, and join calls on the Secretary of State to take action to improve the status of the subject.
Applications open for ACT Board of Trustees Deadline: 5pm, Friday 5 January 2018
The Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT) is a charitable membership association that was established in 2001. ACT is looking to recruit new Trustees to its Board to expand and enhance the expertise available to the Charity and would especially like to hear from those who have knowledge and experience in teacher training, finance, business development, charity law and governance.
The Deliberative Classroom is a new project, funded by the Department for Education (DfE), to support teachers to lead knowledge-based debates with students on topical issues relating to fundamental British values, citizenship and equality.
Following the devastating terrorist attack in Manchester, many schools will be dealing with questions and concerns from pupils about what happened and why. It is important for teachers to provide curriculum space to talk about questions and concerns, and challenge misconceptions but not be rushed into a reactive response, particularly while information is still emerging.