In this lesson, we will look to the definition of government. Then we will compare the roles and responsibilities of local and central government in the United Kingdom. We will use the Covid-19 pandemic as a case study to explore how local and central government operate.
In this lesson, we will investigate running a voter registration drive and consider how people register to vote, as well as why it is so important. We will also consider why local elections matter and how this is linked to power to make decisions in our counties, towns, cities and villages.
In this lesson, we will learn techniques to identify and prioritise issues and problems in a local area. We will also learn about some tools and techniques which can be used to campaign effectively. Lastly, we will learn how to take part in an Active Citizenship Project, we will focus on the skills and knowledge needed to create a powerful petition.