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8 May, 2008

Calling Key Stage 2 teachers in Birmingham and London

There's still time to book your FREE half-day training and help set up the Go-Givers Make a Difference (MAD) Challenge in your school!

London: South Camden City Learning Centre Tuesday 20th May 12.30 - 3.30pm for primary schools in Camden, Hackney, Islington, Southwark, Tower Hamlets and the City of London.

Birmingham: Science Museum Think Tank Wednesday 21st May 12.30 - 3.30pm for primary schools in Birmingham City, Dudley, Sandwell and Solihull.

The MAD Challenge provides Year 3-6 pupils with the means to construct, present and carry out an Action Plan supporting a charitable/social cause of their choice and also supports the aims of Every Child Matters.

The 3-stage MAD Challenge

Post-training back at school

You'll help pupils create their Action Plan. Our Go-Givers team will help you build connections with relevant charity and community groups

Later in June

Tuesday 24th June, 1st July (Birmingham) 2008

Schools send teams to work with relevant professionals to hone their plans and develop campaigning tools. In Birmingham this will be back in the Think Tank. In London at Rich Mix, Shoreditch.

Later in July 2008

Special presentation events. Teams are invited to show their work to invited guests and media. Case studies to be shared on the Go-Givers website.

Marguerite Heath, Go-Givers Project Manager says: "At the Citizenship Foundation we believe that no one is too small to make a difference. We hope to empower our youngest citizens by giving them the opportunity to address social issues of their choice "

To book your FREE place email Ruth Le Breton, Project Officer, Go Givers, or phone her on 020 7566 5037.

About Go-Givers

Go Givers is a free, web-based, primary resource for PSHE and Citizenship developed by the Citizenship Foundation through Cabinet Office funding. The many free teaching and learning resources develop personal and social responsibility, mutual respect and concern for the world we live in by educating children to care for their family and friends and about the issues affecting local, national and global communities.


Go-Givers is funded by the Office of the Third Sector in the Cabinet Office.


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