That Citizenship stays in the National Curriculum is very important, but it needs to see that active citizenship is far more than volunteering.
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The excellent Pathways Through Participation project has just published its final reports. They’re really worth a read for anyone looking to improve participation in schools. Whilst their focus was on adults – what gets them in to active citizenship, what keeps them involved – the lessons they’ve drawn from it hold true for young people too.
This is a question that I am sure many schools struggle with, and I’d be lying if I said Little Heath hadn’t faced this problem over the years as well. The answer to this question can be the key to success in student voice. It might be that the attendance at your school council is [...]
Charities can now sponsor academies. So would it be a good idea for a consortium of pupil voice charities to do so and centre it around democracy and citizenship?