How can we engage in local democracy?

In this lesson we look at the ways in which you can get involved and make a difference in your local community. We look at different options for young people to get involved in local democracy and find out more about the role of Youth Councils.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Complete the title of this important document: The United Nations Convention on...

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Q2.Which article of the Convention, protects your right to have a say in issues and decisions that affect you?

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Q3.Why is it important to be an active citizen?

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Q5.Martha Payne's campaign was called:

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Q6.What was the aim of the #Tin4Ten campaign?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

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Q1.Complete the title of this important document: The United Nations Convention on...

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Q2.Which article of the Convention, protects your right to have a say in issues and decisions that affect you?

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Q3.Why is it important to be an active citizen?

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Q4.Primary research is...

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Q5.Martha Payne's campaign was called:

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Q6.What was the aim of the #Tin4Ten campaign?

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How can young people get involved in local democracy?

Citizenship

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Q1.Local democracy is about decisions made in your local area and how you can influence them?

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Q2.'A person who actively takes responsibility, becomes involved in areas of public concern and tries to make a difference' is defined as an...

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Q3.Why is it important to be an active citizen?

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Q4.Which one of these is NOT an example of how young people can be Active Citizens and make their voice heard locally?

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Q5.Youth Councils are led by which group of people in society?

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Q6.The example of a Youth Council that we looked at in the lesson was...

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Q7.True or false, Youth Councils are good for democracy because they allow people to forms good habits for life by getting young people to vote?

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How can young people get involved in local democracy?

Citizenship

Question 1

Question 2

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Q1.Local democracy is about decisions made in your local area and how you can influence them?

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Q2.'A person who actively takes responsibility, becomes involved in areas of public concern and tries to make a difference' is defined as an...

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Q3.Why is it important to be an active citizen?

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Q4.Which one of these is NOT an example of how young people can be Active Citizens and make their voice heard locally?

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Q5.Youth Councils are led by which group of people in society?

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Q6.The example of a Youth Council that we looked at in the lesson was...

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Q7.True or false, Youth Councils are good for democracy because they allow people to forms good habits for life by getting young people to vote?

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Lesson summary: How can we engage in local democracy?

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