Project ID - TIS001414
Local Democracy and Participation with KS3 Students - To make pupils aware of the importance and opportunities for active engagement with local democracy.

There is 2 places on this project and 2 places left

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Project offered at

St Cecilia's College
BT48 9PJ


Conlaoth Rodgers

Student Skills

Politics and Criminology

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Pupils can list and identify local democratic institutions and explain why active engagement can enhance their lives Expected outcomes for UNi student: Engaging and working with young people and being able to control a class whilst imparting knowledge to younger students

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Experience of working within a post-primary school environment. Enhanced transferable skills.

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The benefits of the Tutoring in Schools programme are widely recognised by all participating parties.
It encourages positive interaction between University student tutors and school pupils where the former can act as positive role models and ambassadors.

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