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Youth Workers could use citizenship education to foster democracy

This month, schools will be embarking upon the new compulsory 'citizenship education'.  This bold government initiative aims to foster a renewed community spirit and political involvement amongst young people.
The standards which this citizenship education aspires to are not new to youth and community workers. We have claimed the ground on fostering participation and increasing democratic involvement since the most earliest of our statements. The important difference (or similarity - depending on your grasp of history) this time is the backdrop context within which the renewed

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However, with this enthusiasm we should be cautious. Attempts to involve young people at levels of decision making have been carried out throughout local authorities and at national conferences.


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