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Friday 10 July - Critical Media Literacy and Citizenship CPD conference 1-4.30pm 

This half-day online CPD conference on Media Literacy is for primary and secondary teachers. Guest speakers include:

-Stuart Lawrence, Youth engagement specialist and Trustee of the Stephen Lawrence Trust

-Josie Verghese from the BBC Young Reporters

-Michael Olatokun from the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

Two practical workshop sessions will be led by teachers on media literacy in the citizenship classroom, and curriculum planning - delivering the RSE requirements through citizenship. 

See the full programme of events here

Register your attendance today  Sign- up here 



E-EVENT Friday  Coffee & Chat open citizenship forum from 1.00pm-2.00pm

These will start again in the autumn term, register your interest here 

Our regular 'virtual staffroom' for all teachers in primary and secondary schools.  In previous sessions we have discussed:

  • how distance learning is going
  • pros and cons of online teaching
  • plans for supporting Year 10 and students taking examinations next year.  

ACT ambassadors will be online to answer your questions and help with any support needs for citizenship teaching. 

Media Literacy CPD with support from the US Embassy in London

This course is now complete. A new course will run in the autumn term.

Please email: info@teaching to register your interest.

This course is designed by two ACT teachers Helen Blachford and Bryden Joy. The course is for secondary teachers who are looking to build their subject knowledge and pedagogy to teach media literacy through citizenship. Sessions will address both national curriculum and GCSE requirements in relation to teaching about the media and building pupils media literacy and digital literacy skills.

Teachers will become:

-confident in using key terms to teach media literacy

-adept at using critical thinking and other pedagogies

-skilled at using news and media topical issues to build resilience and counter negative news effects

For those who complete all 3 parts you will receive an official CPD certificate from ACT, endorsed by the US Embassy 



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