Young Citizens is delighted to announce that The Rt Hon Baroness D’Souza CMG, former Lord Speaker, has been appointed as our new President. Read more
The Big Legal Lesson will take part in Justice Week 2020, and involves hundreds of schools pledging to develop their students' knowledge of the Rule of Law and their legal rights. Read more... Read more
Thanks to generous funding from the Co-op Foundation #iwill fund we are supporting primary schools to improve their local community spaces. Read more... Read more
Young Citizens resources to help teachers to handle controversial issues have been translated into 23 European languages. 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...
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 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!
Stella Baynes, talks about her experiences of delivering the Make a Difference Challenge social action programme in her daughter's primary school. Read more
In this blog, Stella Baynes shares her learnings in trying to reach thousands of UK teenagers and engage them in conversations about our democracy. Read more
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The Old Bailey hosts the National Final of the 2019/20 Bar Mock Trial cycle. (Applications closed on 11th June, but you can read more about the competition here!) Read more
Building on the successful inaugural Justice Week in 2018, the aim of Justice Week 2020 (February 24 – 28) is to “improve access to justice by boosting the profile of justice and the rule of law, placing them at the centre stage of public and political debate”. Read more