Key Stage 3 and 4, GCSE and Further Education
Royal Voluntary Service (as part of the Heritage Lottery Fund
funded Voices of Volunteering Project
) have produced new materials, designed to teach students about the role of volunteers in society since 1938, promote active citizenship and engage them in debates around the needs of older people and the importance of volunteering.
These resources are for teachers to use with students age 14+ studying Citizenship, PHSE, English language and History or who are involved in extracurricular activities such as the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
Titled Citizenship and Service, the activities and oral histories illustrate to students the significance of volunteering through the volunteers’ own eyes and how volunteering has adapted to the changing needs in society.
The resources are available free for all. Visit Voices of Volunteering: 75 Years of Citizenship and Service
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