Workshops and seminars explored teaching themes including democracy, critical media literacy, fake news, British Values, student voice, political literacy, voting and youthquake. Five organisations also provided taster sessions and teaching tips.
Helen Blachford, Curriculum Leader PSCHE, led work on The ACT Building Resilience Project at Priory School in Portsmouth.
This project focused on critical thinking, problem solving and enquiry skills through three Citizenship lessons with two Year 9 classes. Pupils explored concepts of democracy, rule of law and rights and responsibilities in the context of media bias/falsification in reporting about Islam and Islamophobia.
The aim of this unit is to look at how information and communication technologies can enhance the teaching of Citizenship and help deliver compelling learning experiences. You can download this module here. USING ICT IN CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION
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: