Charity champions visit South Africa

Stroud High School

On 16 February five Year 9 students from Stroud High School in Gloucestershire will embark upon a trip of a lifetime to Durban, South Africa as the winners of the 2013 Giving Nation video competition. Working with Giving Nation’s charity partner, Continue reading

Why take part in Lawyers in Schools?

Trainee solicitor Tamara Vasiljeva, co-ordinated volunteers and took part in the Lawyers in Schools programme for McDermott Will & Emery this year. They are partnered with London Nautical School in Lambeth. Tamara tells us why she enjoyed volunteering her time Continue reading

Giving Nation go to India

QEGS - national

On Saturday 16 February, five students from Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ school in Barnet will embark on a trip of a lifetime: a week long expedition to India to witness the work of the charity Raleigh International. The girls, who won Continue reading

We’ve heard about the Big Society, but what does it mean?

As government hands power over to its citizens urging them to take greater ownership of their local community, there has been little guidance available as to how young people can contribute. As the ‘Big Society’ is dependent on many factors, one key way Continue reading

New unit of work on sustainability

Act Global is run jointly by the Citizenship Foundation and Relief International UK. The project engages young people in global citizenship and supports them in taking action on poverty-related issues. Act Global offers teachers support in delivering the global dimension Continue reading