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Pedagogy and practice

We encourage teaching and learning that is rigorous and critical.

We promote forms of citizenship education that are grounded in sound factual information, present intellectual challenges and are accessible to a wide range of learners.

  • Prevent Duty

    Since 1 July 2015, schools in England have a legal duty to prevent pupils from becoming radicalised. The Department for Education recommends using the citizenship curriculum.

  • British values

    The UK Government says that all schools must promote 'British values'. We explain what that means.

  • Citizenship teaching: the legal context

    An overview of legislation relevant to the teaching of citizenship in the classroom and to related off-site activities.

  • Teaching controversial issues

    Advice for teaching about topical controversial issues.

  • Political literacy

    Find a range of resources demonstrating how stories can engage both the intellect and the emotion in pursuit of social, moral and political understanding.

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