Some useful links for Citizenship related organisations , events and resources with which ContinU, through its Opening Doors programme, has engaged:

The Parliamentary Education Service http://www.parliament.uk/education/

The Worcestershire Youth Cabinet http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/cms/worcestershire-youth-cabinet.aspx

The White Ribbon Campaign http://www.whiteribboncampaign.co.uk/ (anti-Domestic Violence campaign website)

A Call To Men UK http://www.acalltomenuk.co.uk/ (Positive maculinity agenda and speeches)

Show Racism The Red Card http://www.srtrc.org/ (The FA’s anti-Racism programme)

Schools Food Trust’s Really Good School Dinner Campaign http://www.childrensfoodtrust.org.uk/news-and-events/campaigns/rgsd (benefiting the World Food programme)

Project Trust http://www.projecttrust.org.uk/ (a charity sourcing Gap Year volunteers for the developing world who then return to UK and offer free motivational speeches/assemblies on global citizenship)

British Red Cross  – **EXCELLENT RESOURCE and PARTNER**

Click here for how the range of issues and topics supported by engagement with the Red Cross can help meet schools’ obligation to promote SMSC:http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/Teaching-resources/FAQs/SMSC

Click here for teaching materials and resources that are updated fortnightly to look behind major issues in the headlines.  http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/Teaching-resources/Newsthink. Email me if you would like to book Red Cross speakers in your schools for assemblies and/or PSHE sessions – we are developing a strategic relationship with their W Mids and Worcs. outreach staff and they are keen to work with us as a cluster, to obtain economies of scale where possible.

Safer Internet Day Resource website: http://www.saferinternet.org.uk/

Recommended resources:

PSHE Teachers Association: http://www.pshe-association.org.uk/

The Global Dimension portal for teaching and learning ideas http://globaldimension.org.uk/

Fairtrade Schools section http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/schools/

Report on ‘Sexting’ in schools – an informed response sexting-research-report_wdf89269

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Kemp Hospice: seeking to align their activities with work in schools (PSHE, assemblies etc) and by schools (a focus for charitable work).  Key Kemp events in the ir annual calendar:Swimmathon May 18th, Midnight Walk (Ladies Only event) June 21st, Cycle Event July 6th,  River Severn Walk September 14th , Last Choir Standing December 10th (Schools could enter the event), Halloween Event October 25th (opportunity for perhaps drama groups to get involved)   See: http://www.kemphospice.org.uk/