Back Citizenship Week 2022

Democracy and what it means to be a good citizen
Democracy and what it means to be a good citizen
For Students
In this webinar, you’ll learn what democracy is, how it became the mode of government for over half the world’s countries, and what some of its key benefits and limitations are. Hear from Dr. Maria Serban, Lecturer of Philosophy at the University of East Anglia, Sean Costello from the National Citizen Service and Rachel Kestner from VolunteerMatch who will be discussing what it means to be a good citizen, including getting involved in social action and the benefits of volunteering.
Understanding neurodiversity and how to support your neurodivergent friends
Understanding neurodiversity and how to support your neurodivergent friends
For Students
Neurodiversity is the idea that all our brains work in different ways, and that there’s not one right way of thinking and behaving. In this webinar, we’ll be exploring the main things to know about neurodiversity, what to be aware of, and how to support your neurodivergent friends.
Supporting neurodivergent students with their next steps
Supporting neurodivergent students with their next steps
For Teachers / counselors
Join this webinar to learn more about neurodiversity and how to provide outstanding CEIAG to support neurodivergent students with their next steps. Our speakers will give an introduction to neurodiversity and discuss how to make opportunities more accessible and how to tailor CEIAG provision to neurodivergent students.
Anti-racism and how to be actively anti-racist
Anti-racism and how to be actively anti-racist
For Students
Anti-racism is a commitment to fight against the systems and behaviours that allow racism to continue - and everyone has a role to play. Hear from Stop Hate UK, a leading organisation in tackling hate crime, The Red Card, an anti-racism educational charity, and Annabelle Woghiren, a social media human rights and decolonisation educator. They will be discussing how to be anti-racist and exploring the history of racism and the anti-racism movement.
Understanding Mental Health
Understanding Mental Health
For Students
Mental health is a complex subject that can often be misunderstood or overlooked. Hear from Charlotte Constable, a mental health first aider and trainee counsellor and John Stacey, founder of MENTalk Lincolnshire who will be exploring how to identify mental ill health in yourself and others, where to seek help, and about how to break the stigma around men and mental health.
How to be an LGBTQIA+ ally
How to be an LGBTQIA+ ally
For Students
In this webinar explore what it means to be a good ally and how to support your LGBTQIA+ friends and the community as a whole. Join Rylee Spooner, the LGBTQIA+ officer at University of Chichester, Yasmin Benoit, award-winning asexual activist and Dr Lloyd (Meadhbh) Houston, a non-binary academic and journalist. They will be discussing the history of the LGBTQIA+ movement, allyship to the asexual community, and how to support and educate your peers.