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Unit Overview: How does local democracy work?

For next step we recommend the unit: How does the political system work in the UK?.

For next step we recommend the unit: Citizenship - What's it all about?.


6 lessons

How can young people be involved in local decision making?

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.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 27m Video
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