Citizenship: raising the standard
Training package for secondary Citizenship teachers
Citizenship: Raising the Standard is a training package for secondary citizenship teachers. It includes a two hour DVD/video and a photocopiable manual. The materials contain extensive guidance on issues such as teaching controversial issues, dealing with racism in class, improving class discussion, the development of social and moral thinking and whole school approaches to citizenship.
The DVD/video is based on extensive filming of a range of real lessons and on interviews with citizenship teachers and students. The accompanying manual includes commentary, questions for discussion and overhead transparencies. Citizenship: Raising the Standard is structured to be used in any form of training, from whole school to self-study contexts.