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Unit Overview: How can young people play an active role in democracy?

For next step we recommend the unit: How can we make a difference in society? Active citizenship project.

For next step we recommend the unit: How can citizens bring about change?.

Lessons:

6 lessons

How can we make change happen?

In this lesson, we will use a case study approach to consider how we can make change happen. We will look at case studies of Rosa Parks, Greta Thunberg, Malala Yousafzai and June Eric Udorie to consider how individuals can create substantial local, national and international change.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 16m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

Should young people have the right to stand in local elections?

In this lesson, we will learn about the role of the local council and councillor. We will then consider whether it is important for young people to be able to stand for election to represent the views of other young people of the local area. Lastly, we will develop our speech making skills so that we can express our views clearly and persuasively.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 39m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript