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Citizenship and the Wider World

Overview

During this lesson pupils consider what it means to be a global citizen and what rights and responsibilities come with this.   They consider a range of global issues; analysing the possible causes, effects and potential solutions for these issues. Finally, pupils are introduced to the Sustainable Development Goals and consider how they can contribute towards them.
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