Small people making a big difference

Thanks to the Pears #iwill fund*, Young Citizens are now able to make our popular Make a Difference Challenge programme available to all teachers that want to empower their pupils to make a difference to their local, national or global community!

For only £85 for the whole year, your annual licence enables you to plan and deliver quality social action projects throughout your primary school. The Make a Difference annual license includes the following elements:

  • CPD certificated Make a Difference Challenge online teacher training for the account holder (normally priced at £50);
  • Detailed lesson plans and PowerPoint presentations to help guide your social action;
  • Indispensable resources to inspire and guide you and your pupils;
  • An annual licence certificate for your school to proudly display;
  • Certificates to recognise your pupils' achievements;
  • A digital scrapbook to enable you to record and share the work of your pupils;
  • Membership to the Make a Difference Challenge Facebook group where you can share ideas with like-minded teachers.

We will be developing additional resources and sharing ideas on our forums throughout the year. Browse what's currently included in the Make a Difference Challenge annual licence package.

Take the Challenge!

If you would like to train more than one teacher (colleague, support staff or volunteers) in how to deliver the Make a Difference Challenge, you can purchase additional training places either at the time of purchase or at a later stage. 

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* The #iwill Fund is made possible thanks to £40 million joint investment from The National Lottery Community Fund and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to support young people to access high quality social action opportunities. The #iwill Fund brings together a group of organisations who all contribute funding to embed meaningful social action into the lives of young people. Social action involves activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering, all of which enable young people to make a positive difference in their communities as well as develop their own skills and knowledge. The #iwill Fund supports the aims of the #iwill campaign - to make involvement in social action a part of life for young people, by recognising the benefit for both young people and their communities.By bringing together funders from across different sectors and by making sure that young people have a say in where the funding goes – the #iwill Fund is taking a collaborative approach.