Our council of teachers recently discussed the support needed by those teaching the new specification for GCSE Citizenship Studies.
Some of our experienced teacher members are going to run GCSE Citizenship Studies teachmeets. The first will be in London in early December 2017 and we hope to run a number of them in various locations.
The ACT Topic Guide on The Electoral System and Political Parties includes an overview of key concepts to address together with practical teaching suggestions and links to resources from Parliament Education Service, the Hansard Society, Bite the Ballot and the English Speaking Union.
The ACT GCSE Summary Guide provides teachers with an overview of the new GCSEs in Citizenship Studies that are available for first teaching from 2016 and first examination in 2018. The guide is organised to provide you with a quick view of:
This week saw the new AQA GCSE in Citizenship Studies achieve accreditation by Ofqual, the Exams Regulator. This means that all three full course GCSE qualifications in Citizenship Studies are now ready for use in schools.
The new GSCEs which are available for first teaching this year and for first examination from 2018 are different to those currently in use in a number of ways: