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Free course from Parliament about...Parliament!

Ruth Tarrant

19th September 2016

Here's a cracking opportunity to register for a free FutureLearn course from Parliament, all about Parliament! Brilliant for new politics teachers, and for AS/Year 12 politics students who want to develop some independent study skills.

The following description has been taken from the Parliament website:

"This three week introductory course is free to join, and is designed to increase public engagement and understanding of the work and role of the Parliament. The course will cover the following areas:

  • the difference between Parliament and Government
  • the role, and the changing nature of Parliamentary debates, including new digital debates
  • the steps and processes involved in making and changing legislation
  • the role of committees
  • how citizens can engage with Parliament

The course opens for registration on Thursday 15 September and will launch on Monday 14 November 2016."

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been an enthusiastic Head of Economics and Politics for many years, having taught in a variety of schools and at university level. She is also a Senior Examiner. Ruth is passionate about boosting the quality of teaching and learning across all subjects in schools and colleges.

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