Are you passionate about helping to engage, educate and empower children and young people to be active citizens? Do you have top-notch organisational skills and a knack for problem solving? Maybe you are an event-planning wizard…. If so, we’d love to hear from you. Closing date: 12pm on Thursday 5th August, Interviews 12th August. Read more
Acting Head of Wickford CofE School in Essex, Rebecca Tarplett, shares her reflections on how the school prioritises the Spiritual, Moral, Social, Cultural development of its young learners. Read how they achieved Gold in their recent verification. Read more
Adam Diouri, a former Mackie Academy student in Aberdeenshire, shares his experiences and the benefits of his participation in Young Citizens' Mock Trial Competitions. Read Adam's story... Read more
Young Citizens is delighted to have appointed Ashley Hodges as its fifth CEO. Ms. Hodges has a background in politics and community action and is excited to lead the charity through its next phase of growth. Read more... Read more
Britain's future depends on empowering the next generation to become active citizens
The Mock Trials are an effective and fun way of helping young people understand how the judicial system works. Learn how you can get involved...
Our Primary SMSC resource subscription is FREE for this academic year thanks to ongoing funding from Pears Foundation. Join over 1,500 schools and help develop empathy, compassion and fair-mindedness in your pupils.
We have mobilised more than 300,000 young people to take social action.
We've helped 80% of secondary schools nurture active citizens.
Recognising that teachers lack time and have a requirement to teach about the rule of law as part of fundamental British values, we've teamed up with legal experts to create comprehensive legal education resources.
We believe that it’s vital for young people to get to grips with key economic terms and concepts during their school life. Our programmes enables professionals to use their expertise to bring economics to life in the classroom.
Young Citizens has been chosen as Constructive Space's Charity of the Year for 2020. You can read more about the work of Young Citizens and support their work by donating and sharing this appeal with your networks. Click here!
Nick Dearden, Director of Global Justice Now, shares his take on the tension between globalisation and citizenship. Nick covers how trade deals are struck and the implications on successive Governments and generations of voters. Read more
George Bolton, a current MA student at the University of Manchester describes why young people should get involved in political engagement now more than ever and how it can bring real, lasting benefits to their lives. Read more