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Education for Practical Politics: book launch workshop
Thu 17 November 2016, 17:30 – 19:30 GMT
Practical Politics: Lessons in Power and Democracy by Titus Alexander is an introduction to learning and teaching practical politics across all phases of education.
This workshop for students, teachers and educators will launch for Practical Politics as part of Parliament Week (14-20 Nov). It is chaired by Hugh Starkey, Professor of Citizenship and Human Rights Education and founding co-director of the International Centre for Education for Democratic Citizenship (ICEDC).
This interactive workshop will give you:
Six reasons why every student should learn practical politics
- How and why practical politics needs to be part of the curriculum, whatever your subject
How to get support for teaching practical politics and deal with objections
- Eleven ways you can use Parliament to increase your impact and influence
- Examples of teaching and learning practical politics from across the world.
Practical politics includes skills and knowledge for advocacy, campaigning, citizenship, diplomacy, lobbying, participation and public affairs at all levels, from office politics to global governance.
Practical Politics: Lessons in Power and Democracy is published by Trentham Books at UCL IOE Press, will be on sale at the workshop.
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