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Politics in Schools - Report launch

Following the virtual launch of "Politics in schools - "what exists" and "what works"? on 8 December, the research report  is now available.

ACT submission to Commission of Race and Ethnic Disparities

Last week ACT submitted to the call for evidence by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. Our submission focussed on the role of citizenship education in relation to one question:

How should the school curriculum adapt in response to the ethnic diversity of the country?

Today we are sharing our response which includes four recommendations:

Start the year with ACT - FREE membership till 1 September

We are busy putting the final touches to our CPD and training offer for the autumn term. We will be sending out more information to members very soon.

You can join our first event - a Virtual Staffroom on 26 August from 1pm. Sign up here

Its also the final chance to take advantage of our FREE to new teachers membership offer which closes on 1 September 2020. If you are not yet a member don't miss out.

Media literacy through citizenship - new learning activities and CPD

New media literacy pupil learning activities and materials are being released today. This is the first phase of an exciting new project supported by the US Embassy in London. 

ACT has been funded to develop a series of media literacy education interventions designed to counter misinformation and build young people's capacity to critically engage with news and information. 

50th Issue of Teaching Citizenship Journal reaches every secondary school

50th Issue of Teaching Citizenship

We are excited to announce the arrival of the 50th edition of the Teaching Citizenship journal in secondary schools!

FREE Election CPD for teachers

ACT is delighted to be working with 24 organisations as part of the educateGE project to provide support to schools in teaching about the Election, voting and democracy.

Four new lessons have been developed by ACT teachers on the election, voting, manifestos and running a parallel election in schools.


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