Young Citizens welcomes the hard-hitting report, which describes the state of citizenship education as 'parlous', and calls on Government to re-prioritise the subject in schools Read more
Young Citizens is delighted to announce the appointment of its first ever Ambassadors. Three eminent members of the legal profession will play a crucial role in spreading the word about the charity’s vital mission to help educate, inspire and motivate the active citizens of tomorrow. Read more
Congratulations to Wilmslow High School for winning our national Bar Mock Trials Competition - which helps young people understand the legal justice system Read more
Young Citizens is the Citizenship Foundation's youth-focused work. Hear from CEO Tom Franklin about why we took this radical step... 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...
Schools measure children by their academic achievement. However, we need to remember that qualities such as empathy, compassion and fair-mindedness are just as important.
We have mobilised more than 300,000 young people to take social action.
We've helped 80% of secondary schools nurture active citizens.
We are the UK's leader in the field of public legal information (PLE) for young people. PLE gives young people the knowledge, skills and confidence to tackle everyday problems.
We believe it is vital young people get to grips with key financial terms during their school life. Our programmes and conferences enable finance professionals from the most reputable companies to help bring this education to life.
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Young Citizens played a key role in the development of the Council of Europe's pack on teaching controversial issues. Lead author Ted Huddleston is presenting the pack in Copenhagen today, but here are four themes - that in his words - might be said to characterise the way many of our European counterparts see citizenship education. Read more
Our CEO tells of his own recent experience of using the law to protect his rights, and explains why basic legal understanding is vitally important for all young people, if they're to be confident young citizens. Read more
The Advocacy Skills Conference is for students aged 14-18 and is aimed at developing students’ legal knowledge as well as their employability skills. At the conference, students experience a number of advocacy masterclasses, delivered by legal professionals. Read more