in Theory

Democracy, strengths and weaknesses.

Other political systems.

Step by Step

Invite someone, teacher or UN Association representative, for a talk.

As a Life-Link group ask for a special position to be initiated in the school and hold and election. eg. Citizenship Prefect – this student could go to many community meetings as a representative from the students at the school.

If you don’t have a student council at your school – start one! In each class – choose representatives to the students’ council.

in Action

A talk about democracy and other political systems in the world today.

Have discussions and query sessions.

Hold elections at school for a special position, include students and teachers.

Initiate a students school council if you do not have one.

Ask what students want, perform a student survey.