Our current Chair is stepping down after 11 years on the Board (five as Chair) and we’re now looking for a committed, energetic individual to help steer the charity through a time of exciting opportunity and development.
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As a young woman studying politics, I have a particular interest and passion for women in government. The Law Breakers to Law Makers conference further opened my eyes to the endless possibilities women can have if we continue supporting and encouraging them to get involved with government. Read more
Young Citizens has joined forces with the Solicitor General's Office and many other organisations to lay out a new ten year vision for a legally literate population, where people understand both their rights and responsibilities. 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.
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 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.
Help us fight for the role of citizenship education in educating and preparing young people for life beyond the school gates. Fundraise for us and help us champion a society with greater equality and social cohesion.
From a teacher to charity worker to student; our Partnerships Executive Sophie Whitehead reflects on her time as a teacher and explains why Citizenship teaching is a crucial part of education. Read more
With increased uncertainty around our place in Europe and continued economic instability, Citizenship as a secondary school subject has never been so important. 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
The workshop is for 14-18 year olds and aimed at developing students’ legal knowledge as well as their employability skills. Legal professionals will work with the students on specially written criminal cases to help them develop their critical thinking skills and ability to construct a logical argument through the case for the prosecution or defence. Read more