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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Citizenship Lesson

We have developed this lesson to help you celebrate The Queen’s 70-year reign, whilst also developing some key Citizenship knowledge. Thank you to Jane Haynes, ACT Ambassador, who provided the foundations of the lesson.

20 lessons for 20 years: Local Elections

This series of lessons is part of the 20th anniversary collection. Produced in conjunction with Ben Miskell, ACT Ambassador teacher and local councillor, the series aims to introduce your students to local government, councils and empower them to find out more about the local elections held on May 5th 2022. Lessons are aimed at KS3 and KS4. 

How is local government different to national government? 

20 Lessons for 20 years: Human Rights Lessons

 

What are Human Rights? 
Key stage 3, year 7

This is an introductory lesson to human rights, to get students thinking about their own perceptions of what ‘human rights’ are, what it means to have rights, and the potential implications if a right is taken away.
Developed by Dr Verity Currie, Assistant Headteacher at Enfield Grammar School and ACT Council Member. 

Issue 54 Article: Sustainability in the Citizenship Classroom

In this free article, from the Teaching Citizenship journal, written by ACT Ambassador, Sera Shortland, the role of sustainability within the citizenship classroom is considered as a new bill makes its way through the House of Lords. Proposed by the Right Honourable Sir Jim Knight, the Education (Environment and Sustainable Citizenship) Bill seeks to place learning about climate change and sustainability within the citizenship programme of study.

Sustainable Citizenship Conference Resources

3-5 November, 2021

Find the resources for the conference held with UK Parliament Education below. 

You can access the sustainability lessons here

Conspiracy Theories in the Classroom - Guidance for teachers

This document aims to provide teachers with some general guidance on how schools might approach disinformation and conspiracy theories amongst pupils. It contains:

Issue 53 Article: From non racist to anti-racist SOW

Issue 53 of ACT journal Teaching Citizenship is out! Download free article 'My Cause and our Choice in the wake of the Pandemic' by ACT Ambassador, David Elliot, the third of three related articles in the journal.

You can access the whole journal by becoming a member of ACT.

Anniversary Citizenship Lesson Collection: 20 Lessons for 20 Years

As ACT approaches our 20th anniversary year, we would like to showcase and share the best lessons from teachers that encompass the knowledge, skills and understanding pupils develop through Citizenship education.

We invite teachers to submit a lesson that has inspired their pupils to engage actively with real issues and built their love for the subject.

Refugee Week Lessons

The 20th June marks UN World Refugee Day, which falls in Refugee Week here in the UK (14th - 21 June).  The theme for Refugee Week this year is "We cannot walk alone". We have worked with teachers to develop two lesson plans, pupil resource sheets and teaching notes to support your teaching.

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