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Immigration and protest - a case study of Dover in 2016 - the ACT Building Resilience Project

Immigration and protest - a case study of Dover in 2016

Zoe Baker, Citizenship Teacher, led work on The ACT Building Resilience Project at The Towers School and Sixth Form in Ashford, Kent.

This project focused on problem solving and enquiry skills through four Citizenship lessons with Year 7 and 8 classes. Pupils critically examined the use of social media in radical action, evaluated what is meant by taking informed and responsible action and advocated how social actions need to be balanced in a democracy between rights and responsibilities.

Below, you can hear from Zoe and download her case study, scheme of work and resources developed.

Download:

  • Case study (pdf)
  • Scheme of work (pdf)
  • Lesson 1 - Introduction

  • Introduction (PowerPoint)
  • Starter image (Word)
  • Images for lesson 1 (PowerPoint)
  • Lesson 2 - Media

  • Media (PowerPoint)
  • Questionnaire on facts and opinions (pdf)
  • Mail Online article - 'British youths are 'the most unpleasant and violent in the world': Damning verdict of writer as globe reacts to riots' (pdf)
  • Lesson 3

  • When does protest cross the line? (PowerPoint)
  • Lesson 4

  • Balancing the right to protest (PowerPoint)
  • Newspaper articles for police and protest (pdf)
  • All teachers involved in The ACT Building Resilience Project worked within the school's safeguarding policies.

    Find out more about The ACT Building Resilience Project and see the work developed by other teachers taking part

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