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  1. 1. Co-ordinating Education for Citizenship Ollie Bray PT Curriculum: Citizenship & Values
  2. 2. In simple terms <ul><li>Its just a word! </li></ul><ul><li>That means nothing to most people! </li></ul>Citizenship
  3. 3. The National Priorities in Education <ul><li>Achievement and Attainment </li></ul><ul><li>Framework for Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Inclusion and Equality </li></ul><ul><li>Values and Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Learning for Life </li></ul>
  4. 4. Petronius Arbiter (AD 60) ‘ I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by re-organising; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralisation.’
  5. 5. In simple terms <ul><li>Its just a word! </li></ul><ul><li>That means nothing to most people! </li></ul>Citizenship
  6. 6. Citizenship education includes: (1) <ul><li>Understanding how the lives of young people in Scotland are linked to those of people throughout the world. </li></ul><ul><li>The interconnectedness and interdependence of modern living. </li></ul><ul><li>The development of critical understanding of the economic, cultural, political and environmental contexts in which we live. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Global education includes: (2) <ul><li>Empowering young people to take control of their own lives rather than becoming victims of change. </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging young people to work towards a more sustainable world. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why is it important? <ul><li>Education for citizenship is important because every society needs people to contribute effectively, in a variety of ways, to the future health and wellbeing of communities and the environment, locally, nationally and globally. </li></ul><ul><li>Adapted from: Education for Citizenship in Scotland: A paper for Discussion and Development (2003) </li></ul>
  9. 9. What should education for citizenship seek to achieve? <ul><li>Education for citizenship should aim to develop capability for thoughtful and responsible participation in political, economical, social and cultural life. </li></ul>Knowledge and understanding Skill and competencies Values and dispositions Creativity and enterprise
  10. 10. We have been doing that for years!
  11. 11. Voting in General Elections
  12. 12. Obesity in Scotland
  13. 13. So? <ul><li>Reinforce what we are already doing. </li></ul><ul><li>Work together to reinforce what we are already doing (cross-curricular projects?). </li></ul><ul><li>Remember what we should be doing. </li></ul><ul><li>Re-define and up-date what we are already doing. </li></ul><ul><li>Lead by example. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Re-defining literacy <ul><li>From www.dictionary.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The condition and quality of being literate, especially the ability to read and write. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The condition or quality of being knowledgeable in a particular subject or field: cultural literacy, computer literacy. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Sweatshop Movie
  16. 16. Using real and relevant data
  17. 17. The player This player earned around £1400 today for kicking this ball. (He scored a goal, with great skill) How much did this player earn today?
  18. 18. The football £60 The football is made of rubber and synthetic leather. It is top quality and would cost ….. … in the shops
  19. 19. Omar The football was sewn by Omar with great skill. He works in this stitching centre.
  20. 20. Omar’s Story How old do you think Omar is? How much did her get paid to make the football? 14 50p
  21. 21. Where does Omar live? The produce 35 million footballs a year. 75% of the world footballs are made in this area.
  22. 22. Citizenship How does it fit in?
  23. 23. Secondary School Education? Communication Numeracy Social Subjects Science and Managing Environmental Resources Technology and ICT Business and Enterprise Expressive Arts Social Education Secondary Education
  24. 24. Communication Numeracy Social Subjects Science and Managing Environmental Resources Technology and ICT Business and Enterprise Expressive Arts Social Education Secondary Education
  25. 25. Citizenship Communication Numeracy Social Subjects Science and Managing Environmental Resources Technology and ICT Business and Enterprise Expressive Arts Social Education Secondary Education economic cultural political environmental social
  26. 26. 90% of children in P2 will enter careers that do not exist at the moment. SEED (2003)
  27. 27. Whole School Initiatives Communication Numeracy Social Subjects Science and Managing Environmental Resources Technology and ICT Business and Enterprise Expressive Arts Social Education Citizenship economic cultural political environmental social
  28. 28. How do you create relevant secondary curriculum enriched with citizenship? <ul><li>Decide what's important </li></ul><ul><ul><li>introduce it into the compulsory curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>recognise and reward students for achieving this part of the curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Introduce whole school cross curricular initiatives </li></ul>
  29. 29. The Curriculum Audit Geography RMPS Modern Studies Business Education
  30. 30. The Citizenship Audit <ul><li>Meet with departments </li></ul><ul><li>Complete pro-forma </li></ul><ul><li>Compile findings </li></ul><ul><li>Review results </li></ul>
  31. 31. Citizenship @Knox Academy
  32. 32. Cross Curricular Projects <ul><li>Eco-Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>Charities Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Activities Week </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor Education </li></ul><ul><li>Student Council </li></ul><ul><li>Staff / Student Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Training Events </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful Student Information Seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Community Service / Volunteer Placement </li></ul>
  33. 33. Eco Schools <ul><li>The creation of a more sustainable school </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction of recycling initiatives </li></ul>Paper – Aluminium – Clothing – Steel - Plastic
  34. 34. Library Recycling Centre <ul><li>Ink cartridges </li></ul><ul><li>Greetings cards </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile phones </li></ul><ul><li>Household batteries </li></ul>
  35. 35. Yellow Pages
  36. 36. Greetings Cards                 
  37. 37. Mobile Phones <ul><li>Why </li></ul><ul><ul><li>batteries explode in landfill sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>parts can be toxic. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pupils collect phones </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask parents/ friends/ relatives /neighbours </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pupils get prizes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The more phones you collect the bigger the prize </li></ul></ul><ul><li>School gets money </li></ul><ul><ul><li>£500 for 200 phones </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. Transport Audit <ul><li>Whole school surveyed on-line </li></ul><ul><li>Results will be used to compile school travel plan and to campaign for secure cycle facilities. </li></ul>
  39. 39. Energy Conservation <ul><li>Computers, printers and televisions marked with signs. </li></ul>
  40. 40. New for 2005 <ul><li>Spectacles </li></ul><ul><li>Paper? </li></ul>
  41. 41. Eco Code of Conduct Turn off the lights when leaving a room to save electricity. Make sure computers are turned off at the mains to save electricity. Turn off TVs at the mains to save electricity. Shut the door when leaving a room to keep in heat. Ensure that the windows are securely closed to avoid heat loss. Close all blinds and curtains to keep in heat. Recycle paper in the recycle bin provided.
  42. 42. Youth Parliament <ul><li>Linked with Haddington Youth Parliament </li></ul>
  43. 43. Question Time
  44. 44. Video Debate <ul><li>MSP school visit </li></ul><ul><li>Visit to the Scottish Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>14 minute debate </li></ul><ul><li>6 minute First Ministers Question Time </li></ul>
  45. 45. European Eco-Parliament <ul><li>National Competition </li></ul><ul><li>10 delegates from UK go to Berlin to produce and present White Paper to the European Youth Eco-Parliament </li></ul>
  46. 46. Outdoor Education <ul><li>Trips to the theatre, musicals, Filmhouse </li></ul><ul><li>Inter-school sports </li></ul><ul><li>S1 taster OE weekends </li></ul><ul><li>S2 John Muir Award </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities through activities week </li></ul><ul><li>Duke of Edinburgh Award </li></ul><ul><li>S5 Winter skills weekend </li></ul><ul><li>S6 Staff/Student teambuilding weekend </li></ul><ul><li>Overseas expeditions </li></ul>
  47. 47. Young Enterprise <ul><li>2 companies 2003/2004 </li></ul><ul><li>3 companies 2004/2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Scotland’s first Youth Co-operative </li></ul>
  48. 48. Parents Training Event <ul><ul><ul><li>What do we know already? – Globingo ‘get to know each other activity’. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mr Peanut (part 1) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fascinating facts? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mr Peanut (part 2) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>International trade game </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mr Peanut (part 3) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is Fairtrade? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mr Peanut (part 4) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul></ul></ul>
  49. 49. Students Training Event
  50. 50. School Council <ul><li>Elected by other students </li></ul><ul><li>Regular meetings of whole school council and sub-groups </li></ul><ul><li>Training provided </li></ul>
  51. 51. Charity Partnerships <ul><li>International School Charity </li></ul><ul><li>Local School Charity </li></ul><ul><li>National Events </li></ul>partnership school
  52. 52. Volunteering (1) <ul><li>Compulsory in S6 </li></ul><ul><li>Introduced to S2 and S3 Activities Week </li></ul><ul><li>Duke of Edinburgh and John Muir Award </li></ul><ul><li>Links to East Lothian Volunteers Centre and Millennium Volunteers </li></ul>
  53. 53. Volunteering (2) <ul><li>Volunteer work is something a person does in their own time, without pay or compulsion, and which is for the benefit of the community, the environment and other people. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a very powerful expression of active citizenship or social enterprise and demonstrates high levels of individual engagement with a local community. </li></ul>
  54. 54. All learners in S1 to S6: <ul><li>Introduction to Volunteering </li></ul><ul><li>Linked to Social Education </li></ul><ul><li>6 Year Programme </li></ul>
  55. 55. Open to volunteers from S2 and S3: <ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to Volunteering (follow-up) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteering Project in the Environment (John Muir Award at Explorer level) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Team Building Programme (concentrating on communication, verbal and written, planning skills and games toolkit) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  56. 56. Open to volunteers from S3 and S4: <ul><ul><ul><li>As part of East Lothian Schools’ Pre-vocational Enhanced Curriculum Programme (Working through the Easter Term for 10 half-day sessions to experience accredited courses of John Muir Awards, at Explorer or Conserver levels, LINC (Leadership in the Community) courses at 2 possible levels, introductory and level 2, leading to NVQ’s, including communication, team work/building, community toolkit) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to Volunteering (follow-up accredited through Millennium Volunteers, with possible residential experiences and Community Projects) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All of the above will be delivered informally through the Arts, Outdoor Pursuits and Environmental Activities. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  57. 57. Open to volunteers from S6: <ul><ul><ul><li>Development of Community Service </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This element of the programme provides opportunities for the practical application of the participants’ citizenship and social enterprise skills, developed through whole-school experiences to date. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sessions will include Introduction to Volunteering (follow-up), training and advice on community placement possibilities and accreditation for all their volunteering endeavours . </li></ul></ul></ul>
  58. 58. Open to all volunteers: <ul><li>Facilitation, advice and support for anyone considering volunteering for an extended period beyond school, before entering paid employment or further study. (This will cover International opportunities and those available through “Project Scotland”, a fully accredited, business-funded programme.) </li></ul>
  59. 59. Rewards <ul><li>Deutshe Bank Spotlight Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Giving Nation Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Princess Diana Citizenship Awards </li></ul><ul><li>Anne Frank Awards </li></ul><ul><li>SCIAF Citizenship Awards </li></ul>
  60. 60. Project Bids <ul><li>New Future Awards </li></ul><ul><li>BT Citizenship Awards for Communication </li></ul><ul><li>East Lothian Study Support </li></ul><ul><li>Masterclass Funding </li></ul><ul><li>Radio Forth Awards </li></ul>
  61. 61. Short term goals <ul><li>Produce school citizenship policy </li></ul><ul><li>Audit citizenship curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Create citizenship directory </li></ul><ul><li>Develop the role of the school council </li></ul><ul><li>Work towards eco-schools status </li></ul>
  62. 62. Medium/Long term goals <ul><li>Implement recommendations of audit </li></ul><ul><li>Share good practice with other education institutes </li></ul><ul><li>Increase amount of cross-curricular projects </li></ul>
  63. 63. Questions? [email_address] [email_address] www.nationalpriorities.org.uk www.ltscotland.com/citizenship

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