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Having a Say - Suffrage Citizenship Lessons

The 'Having a Say' Citizenship resources have been developed by ACT with support from the Historical Association, the Cabinet Office and the Government Equalities Office. They form part of a wider set of history and Citizenship resources to celebrate 100 years of votes for women.

The Digital Democracy Commission

Dr Cristina Leston-Bandeira (School of Politics, Philosophy and International Studies at the University of Hull) shares some useful information on a Speaker’s Commission exploring the role of digital technology in enhancing the work of parliament, and strengthening the connection between parliament and citizens. This will help teachers when looking at the UK Parliamentary system and how it works.

2015 - Parliament in the making

Holly Greenland, Learning and Digital Projects Manager and Caterina Loriggio, 2015 Anniversaries Senior Campaign Manager. write about connecting the celebrations of the Manga Carta and the De Montfort Parliament as well as providing a description of the numerous activities and resources being planned by parliament for teachers.

ACT Conf 2018 Workshop and Seminar resources

Workshops and seminars explored teaching themes including democracy, critical media literacy, fake news, British Values, student voice, political literacy, voting and youthquake. Five organisations also provided taster sessions and teaching tips.

General Election 2015 - FREE materials for teachers

General Election 2015 - FREE material for teachers

Parliament has been brought to a close and the General Election is just around the corner.

Teaching Citizenship Issue 41 is full of ideas, resources, lesson plans, useful articles and briefings to help you teach about the election. Click here to download a special extract.

General Election 2015 - FREE materials for teachers

General Election 2015 - FREE material for teachers

Parliament has been brought to a close and the General Election is just around the corner.

Teaching Citizenship Issue 41 is full of ideas, resources, lesson plans, useful articles and briefings to help you teach about the election. Click here to download a special extract.

ACT guidance to support revised National Curriculum for Citizenship 2014

ACT has developed a range of guidance and materials to support the revised National Curriculum 2014. The materials include:

Young people to debate foreign affairs policy with MPs

 

Make sure the young people you know have their say!

The next HeadsUp forum - Foreign Affairs…are we making a difference? - is a chance for 11-18 year olds to discuss issues surrounding defence, international aid, Afghanistan, and Britain’s allies, with influential decision-makers.

They will debate with MPs, Peers, MEPs and policy-makers as well as other young people throughout the country.

 

HeadsUp forum live from 7 March – 25 March 2011

The Teachers' Institute at the Houses of Parliament

 

Teachers’ Institute

1st - 5th July 2013

Houses of Parliament, London

The Teachers’ Institute is a unique professional development opportunity, allowing education professionals & trainees to experience an intensive, informative and unforgettable week based at the Houses of Parliament.

The programme is entirely free of charge, and gives teachers, trainees and others working in education first-hand experience of Parliament in action, an opportunity to share their expertise and knowledge, and time to explore teaching ideas for the classroom.

PARLIAMENT WEEK SUCCESS

 

Parliament Week 2012 was a great success, with young people getting a chance to gain insights of the workings of our democracy and even participate in Parliamentary debate first hand thanks to the work of the UK Youth Parliament.

Here are suggestions for next steps you can take to continue getting young people to engage with the democratic process.

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