Education Scotland have released a suite of new resources to support the development of Political Literacy on the National Improvement Hub.
Young people need to understand democratic processes, and to know how the people who we elect, and who represent us at local councils and parliaments, make important decisions that affect almost every aspect of our daily lives. The opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding in political literacy can be found within every curricular area.
This resource supports practitioners, schools and community settings to reflect on how well they build capacity in learners to use their voice, participate and contribute to decision-making processes that are real and meaningful.
The Political Literacy skills progression can be used to support the development of the Literacy and English Experiences and Outcomes through the theme of political literacy, as well as supporting the development of Key Assessment Tasks within the context of political literacy.