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Teaching Media Literacy in Citizenship

Teaching Media Literacy in Citizenship

This article from Liz Moorse is helpful in framing the discussion in this special edition and emphasising the importance of media literacy for citizenship teachers. Liz demonstrates how access to media (and media literacy) is a right of all children and then illustrates how this has featured within the Citizenship curriculum, from its inception in 2002 to current Citizenship curriculum, GCSE specifications and RSE and Health Education requirements. Liz Moorse is ACT’s Chief Executive.

VE Day 75th Anniversary and Citizenship

VE Day 75th Anniversary and Citizenship 

By Zoe Baker, Citizenship Teaching

On 8th May, were it not for fighting the outbreak of Covid - 19, many schools would be hanging out bunting and arranging tea parties with students and staff in 1940’s clothing or wearing red, white and blue. Assemblies would be held, and History classrooms would remind students of what VE Day was and why it is important to remember. 

There is a refreshing enthusiasm about Citizenship Education in Europe

Liz Moorse is Chief Executive of ACT and has recently been appointed by the DFE as UK expert representative to the Council of Europe's new Education Policy Advice Network for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights.

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