Chris Waller outlines some of the major issues in the current EU debate and poses some key discussion questions to spark debate. This is helpful when teaching about the EU or, more specifically, Brexit.
The referendum result has left a legacy of complex questions. So, how can we help pupils in school to make sense of this, teachers teach about the issues and feel confident about being neutral in approaching such an emotive issue? ACT staff and Council have given this consideration and offer the following:
ACT has recently posted advice and guidance about teaching about Europe, the EU and the Referendum-which will happen this week. Now there are two new videos for Citizenship teachers to use. Both are a product of our colleagues at the Citizenship Foundation. They look at the economic and political arguements involved in the Referendum debate.
Under the headline, Its about Europe, its about you the European Year of Citizens was launched last week. The European Year of Citizens 2013 is dedicated to the rights that come with EU citizenship. Over this year, there will be a campaign that will encourage dialogue between all levels of government, civil society and business at events and conferences around Europe to discuss EU rights and build a vision of how the EU should be in 2020.