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:
This briefing identifies links with the National Curriculum for Citizenship at key stages 3 and 4, covers the big issues and key concepts, suggests teaching ideas and approaches, highlights opportunities for citizenship action projects and provides links to further resources.
The purpose of this training session is to improve participants’ knowledge and understanding of the European Union and equip them with engaging resources and activities to use in the classroom. You can download the module here. LEARNING ABOUT THE EUROPEAN UNION
ACT have developed a range of CPD modules to support the training and development of all those engaged in teaching citizenship. Each module has the same structure with:
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.