It’s time we stopped being shocked when we meet enthusiastic young citizens, says a teacher

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Public petitioning power comes to Parliament

Government members are delighted when they meet young people that are informed and enthusiastic citizens, one teacher discovered when she took a few to the Conservative Party Conference. Yet, citizenship education is often undervalued in schools. This must change, says Sarah Continue reading

Tories must make better use of their national curriculum, a teacher will tell conference-goers

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Prime Minister David Cameron talks at Conservative Party Conference in 2014.

The Conservative government wants schools to tackle British values and extremism, but seems to forget it has a citizenship curriculum purpose-built for exploring such things. That’s why a Cheshire teacher is going to the Party Conference next week. Sarah Maile teaches at a secondary school Continue reading