Today I can announce… We’ve lost the plot

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Yesterday I joined around 50 Leaders of youth organisations at the House of Commons for the launch of the Generation Change report: Service Nation 2020. The report had five recommendations for the new government. Each should increase youth social action Continue reading

The trouble with intolerance… Mr Cameron.

Yesterday’s conference of the Association for Citizenship Teaching contained some heated moments when discussing the British Values agenda. They happened on the same day that the Secretary of State for Education announced new responsibilities for teachers: to spot early signs Continue reading

Post-election limbo? Discuss it with your students

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It’s the day before the election – all the indications are that there will be no clear winner. We may well witness an unseemly period of negotiation on Friday and beyond. This could be perplexing for students. They may turn Continue reading