Archive for September, 2015

Teaching Democracy though a social justice lens

September 12, 2015

by Janet Nicol

Following attendance at the “BC Teacher Institute for Parliamentary Democracy” program in Victoria last year, I wrote an article about the speakers, events and interaction with other participating BC teachers.

As a result of one workshop, a few of us set up a Facebook page promoting registration of BC youth at age 16 so they are “voter ready” at 18. https://www.facebook.com/voteregistryat16

The article is available on line at the BC Teachers’ Federation website –

https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=37862

 

https://www.leg.bc.ca/content-peo/Lesson%20Plans/Using%20the%20Legislative%20Process%20for%20Social%20Change%20-%20Lucie’s%20Group.pdf