24th November 2015
(Registration from 16:00)
Drinks reception to follow from 18:30 onwards
Venue: Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP
The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law and the Association for Citizenship Teaching invites teachers and those with an interest in the citizenship curriculum to a free two-session CPD event on rule of law teaching. This will be followed by a free wine reception to network and exchange ideas from 18:30.
The first session of the event will comprise short presentations exploring the backdrop against which rule of law teaching comes into play, including the challenges of teaching the government's 'Fundamental British values' in schools and how schools could respond to this challenge. Confirmed speakers for the session are Professor Hugh Starkey (Institute of Education), Sunder Katwala (British Future), Balbir Sohal (Association for Citizenship Teaching).
The second session will be a workshop led by teachers with experience of teaching the rule of law, who will provide a guide to what the rule of law is and provide worked examples on how to teach it.
All teacher participants will receive:
- A CPD certificate;
- A free book of resources and DVD on the rule of law;
- A free resource on Magna Carta as a historical context for the rule of law.
- Darren Butler (Simon Langton School)
- Lee Jerome (Middlesex University)
- Sunder Katwala (Director, British Future)
- Balbir Sohal (ACT Council Member)
- Professor Hugh Starkey (Institute of Education)
More speakers to be confirmed
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The workshop is to be held as part of the Centre's citizenship teaching project, where new resources on the justice system are being piloted in schools to address the legal aspects of the national citizenship curriculum and SMSC teaching (www.binghamcentre.bicl.org/schools)
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