Workshops on Discovering Democracy, run by Nigel Brown, are being well attended. At the workshops participants receive the school’s free kit of materials

  • government and non-government school representatives are welcome

  • SOSE and non-SOSE teachers are welcome

  • the focus is on specific strategies for using the materials with grades 4-10

  • the program goes for the whole day with lunch provided

  • participants link Discovering Democracy materials with the school’s existing civics and citizenship programs, both in SOSE and across the curriculum

  • participants focus on teaching strategies, resource sharing and curriculum planning

  • more than one staff member per school is recommended

  • an invitation for follow-up support is given.

 Report from Virginia Jacobs – AFSSSE Representative

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