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Beyond Black History Month- Teaching Race and Equality in Citizenship CPD

This brand new three part CPD course has been designed to support teachers in promoting race equality in schools and teaching about the ongoing struggle for equality in society through Citizenship education. ACT member discount of 30%.

The course will be certificated for those teachers who complete all three sessions. You can sign up for individual sessions if you prefer. 

Book whole course here 

Book Part I only  Race and Equality in School:  Dealing with whole school issues through Citizenship Thursday 12th November 5pm

Book Part II only  Race and Equality in the Citizenship Curriculum: What should we teach?  Thursday 26th November at 5pm

Book Part III only Race and Equality in the Citizenship Curriculum: How should we teach this content? Thursday 10th December at 5pm


Virtual Staffrooms

Virtual Staffroom open citizenship discussion for teachers and teacher trainees

Tuesday 24th November at 4.45-6pm  Sign-up here (on Zoom)

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

This session we will discuss UN International Day for the elimination of violence against women, Human Rights Day, as well as World AIDS Day and Citizenship at Christmas.

World Children's Day - November 20th

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - November 25th

World AIDS Day - December 1st

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery- December 2nd

Human Rights Day - December 10th


Adapt ACTive Citizenship Award Scheme 

This event has already taken place. Please contact us for details

The ACTive Citizenship Award Scheme, in partnership with First News, is still running this year, but adapted to public health considerations.

Learn how to use it with our secondary lead Zoe Baker and ACT teaching ambassador Emily Owen. 

Contact: emily@teachingcitizenship.org.uk

Suitable for both primary and secondary teachers, as well as those who are responsible for  enrichment activities, PSHE, careers and student councils.


Media Literacy CPD with support from the US Embassy in London

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

Please email: info@teaching citizenship.org.uk 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 


Tailored school-based CPD 

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