Introduction to Social Action for Primary Teachers
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You’ve got a group of children in your class who are passionate about an issue affecting their local community. They want to make a difference – and you know the potential for learning could be exponential here with the right support. But social action? Where to start?
PreviewOverview of the course: Introduction to social action for primary teachers
StartLecture 1: What is social action?
StartLecture 2: Who benefits from social action? (8:31)
StartLecture 3: What goes into an effective social action project? Sharing Good Practice.
StartLecture 4: A framework for your social action project: Young Citizens Make a Difference Challenge (10:17)
StartLecture 5: Test what you've learnt
StartLecture 6: What will you do now with your learning?
Starting a journey of social action at a young age is critical. The
Habits of Service research by the Jubilee Centre for Character and
Virtues demonstrated the value of starting early and exposing young
people to meaningful opportunities to make a positive contribution.
"Hello! I'm the Primary Social Action Programme Manager at Young Citizens and hope to share with you some of my passion and experience in supporting children and young people's active citizenship. As a qualified teacher, youth worker, and trainer, I truly believe that young people have no limits when it comes to achieving their goals if they have the right people supporting them."