Citizenship

How the R-Generation programme is inspiring young people to become recycling ambassadors in the UK

R-Generation, the new education programme from Nestlé Waters UK, aims to equip primary and secondary students aged 7-14yrs with the skills to develop sustainable action plans and become active citizens who inspire positive change in their school community and beyond. The R-Generation resources provide curriculum links to PSHE, Citizenship, Science …

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Citizens UK and L.E.A.D. Academy Trust announce strategic partnership

L.E.A.D. Academy Trust and Citizens UK have announced a pioneering two-year partnership to develop a strong civic curriculum across the Trust using the tried and tested methodology of Community Organising. This pilot, involving primary schools from the Nottingham hub, will strengthen the Trust’s existing relationship with its local broad-based alliance, …

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Threats to extracurricular learning could accelerate youth mental health crisis, warns The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

New research conducted in October 2020 amongst a sample of 2,728 DofE participants of school/college age by The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), has today revealed the transformative impact that extracurricular learning, such as volunteering, developing a skill or getting better at a sport, can have on young people’s wellbeing …

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Primary and secondary school programmes launched to engage pupils in Census 2021

The next generation is set to learn all about the census and how it benefits their local area as part of two new, engaging educational programmes launching this term. With just 6 months until the next census, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has developed a series of census-related lessons …

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