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New to Citizenship CPD

Wednesday 23 June 4.30-6pm

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This event is for all teachers who are new to Citizenship. You might be just starting your teaching career or you may be an experienced teacher who has just taken on Citizenship, or you are planning an integrated curriculum approach to Citizenship, Values and Personal Development or Life Skills. This event is also ideal for those who are new to becoming a tutor. Led by ACT teaching Ambassadors.


ACTive Citizenship Award Scheme - webinar

Thursday 24 June 4.30pm-5.30pm

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The ACTive Citizenship Award Scheme has been developed in partnership with First News. This webinar will take you through the active citizenship process and show you how using the Award can enhance your citizenship provision.

Suitable for both primary and secondary teachers, as well as those who are responsible for citizenship, personal development, enrichment, RSHE, PSHE and pupil voice.

For more about the ACTive citizenship Award Scheme see here.


Demystyfing Economic and Finance education 

5July 2021 5-6pm

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In the second of a new series of expert led webinars designed to build your subject knowledge we are delighted to welcome Ann Whittaker from the Bank of England.

Learn about the role of the Bank as a key instution in the UK economy and how developing financial education is key to addressing the teaching requirements of the Citizenship Programmes of Study and GCSE specifications.


Conspiracy Theories in the Classroom

15 July 2021 5-6pm

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Conspiracy theories and disinformation are on the rise. As many of us know it can be difficult speaking to adults who believe in conspiracies, but what do you do when a student raises one in the classroom?

This CPD session addresses conspiracy theories and disinformation in schools.   The session aims to build teacher confidence and offers practical strategies to help you deal with moments when pupils raise conspiracy theories or disinformation in the classroom.

The session is being led by Jeremy Hayward from UCL.


CPD Conference: How do select committees work? How can pupils get involved?

This event has already taken place 

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This online conference took place on Friday 19 March 2021 hosted by ACT and UK Parliament's Education and Engagement team. We explored how UK Parliament and citizens hold those in power to account through Select Committees. Find out how your pupils can get involved. Hear from a range of guest speakers including:

  • Baroness Martha Lane-Fox, Chair of Covid 19 Committee
  • UK Parliament Select Committee Engagement Team
  • ACT Teaching Ambassadors.

GCSE Citizenship Studies Teacher Support Networkimage of notebook with notes about the GCSE network

If you missed our recent meeting you can watch it again here

Join our Facebook group: GCSE Citizenship Exam Support

An essential network for all GCSE teachers who want to become part of a structure to share practice and expertise.


 

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