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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