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Youth Activism, engagement and the development of new civic learning spaces


‘Youth activism, engagement and the development of new civic learning spaces’ was a project funded by the Leverhulme Trust and developed by an international network of researchers. The project took place between July 2016 and June 2019 and explored key ideas and issues about the ways in which young people participate in society and what implications that has for education.

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Project ends with Budapest conference: Youth activism, engagement and the development of new civic learning spaces, June 2019

Our Leverhulme Trust funded project concluded with a fantastically successful conference hosted by the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology, Research Centre for Natural Sciences (MTA TTK), Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 June 2019. 

At the conference the citizED international network was re-launched providing a platform for further academic and professional work for several years to come. 

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Launch of 'Taking action for change: Educating for youth civic engagement and activism'

This educators' resource was launched at the Houses of Parliament on 13 June 2019 as part of an event in which the project team presented the results of their work. Read more and download a free copy of the resource

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