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What is Democracy?

This resource pack is the first of a four-part set which has been designed to introduce students to the concept of democracy. Each of the packs can be delivered independently of each other, or combined together to form a broader scheme of work.

Students consider what a democracy is, why it is important and how it impacts their day-to-day lives. Through taking part students will be able to answer key questions such as:

What does democracy mean?
What are the key features of a democratic country?
How has democracy evolved throughout history and how might it continue to evolve?
What are the key features of UK Parliament?
How does Parliament differ from the Government?
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Introduction to Democracy Part 1 - What is Democracy?

A  comprehensive set of materials to help students  spread the word about the Senedd Election taking place on 6 May 2021.Discover what's going on for Vote 16 Campaign and book your place on online events.
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Organisation
Young Citizens
Young Citizens
Age group
11-14yrs
11-14yrs
14-16yrs
14-16yrs
16-18yrs
16-18yrs
Location
England
England
Wales
Wales
Scotland
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Language
English
English
Level of Government
UK National Government
UK National Government
Local Government
Local Government
Category
Understanding the Voting and Political System
Understanding the Voting and Political System
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Curriculum Links
Citizenship KS3
Citizenship KS3
PSHE
PSHE