Bring Political Literacy to your school or college! Support student voice and help protect democracy
We run the ONLY Political Literacy programme in the UK, aimed to get more young people interested and engaged in politics by teaching them about the processes within politics, public speaking, media literacy and debating. The skills learned enhance the student’s self-image, confidence and emotional resilience.
What Does The Course Cover?
Our Political LIteracy Course covers an Introduction to British Politics (local and national, separation of powers, voting and debating), International Relations (Britain and the World, Media Literacy, Political Theory) and Employability & Politics (Oratory skills, debating and public speaking). In essence, the Course shows young people that politics is in everything we do in life – so it pays to be involved.
HE BENEFIT FOR SCHOOLS & STUDENTS
Stronger Communities, Promoting Activism and Resilience
We enhance your students understanding of local and national politics. At the end of the Course they will have gained a clear understanding of how to engage in civic society, as well as the tools necessary to become active in our democracy.
Unit Award Scheme Certificate
We are registered with AQA for the delivery of the Unit Award Scheme (UAS). Upon successful completion of each unit of the Course, students will receive a UAS certificate from AQA.
Fits into Pupil Premium Funding
As our Course and workshops aim to boost oracy skills and political engagement, it is ideal for Pupil Premium Funding as it helps bridge the socio-economic gap of students with the above skills and knowledge.
Enrichment, British Values and Prevent requirements
Key components of a school’s Enrichment, British Values and Prevent requirements are met and evidenced.
Improvement in Political Literacy & Democracy Education
The Course will enhance your students understanding of local and national politics. At the end of the Course they will have gained a clear understanding of how to engage in civic society, as well as the tools necessary to become active in our democracy.
Builds Employability Skills, Self-Esteem & Confidence
The Course places heavy emphasis on the teaching of ‘People Skills’: the art of verbal communication. It promotes the ability to speak in public, debate and present a discussion coherently, helping a student’s self-esteem and confidence. Both the ability to speak in public and convey a message coherently is incredibly important in today’s world, particularly when it comes to one’s employment prospects.