Guest and plenary speakers
The ACT Building Resilience Curriculum Project
Lee Jerome, Associate Professor of Education at Middlesex University, facilitated a conversation with four teachers from England about their work to develop a curriculum response to extremism through citizenship education. View the conversation graphic report
The ACT (Association for Citizenship Teaching) Building Resilience Project involved teachers in schools developing innovative teaching strategies to build children's criticality and resilience to extremism and being drawn into terrorism. The project drew on the principles set out in guidance from the Expert Subject Advisory Group for Citizenship and ACT: The Prevent Duty and Controversial Issues: creating a curriculum response through Citizenship.
See the teachers' case studies, schemes of work, lesson plans and resources; hear them talk about their work; and read the evaluation report with recommendations for teachers, senior management and government.
Citizenship and Tensions of Belonging: Pedagogical Transformation in Classroom and Community
Sharon Todd, Professor and Head of Department at Maynooth University Department of Education, delivered the keynote on the first day.
Film coming soon
View the keynote graphic report