Years 8-10 Teachers

This website provides information and activities that will help you to deliver the key concepts of Democracy and Active Participation in the Local and Global Citizenship strand of Learning for Life and Work.

The Northern Ireland Assembly provides a useful context for exploring key elements of the Northern Ireland Curriculum.

Themed Posters - How politics affects...

Themed posters that can be used in the class room to show how politics affect different areas of everyday life.

Activities & Teacher Notes

The table below shows how the activities on the website can contribute to meeting the requirements of the curriculum.

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Subject< Activity


Who Are Your MLAs?

Why do we have the Assembly?

Inside Parliament Buildings

How do we elect MLAs?

Environment and Society: History





Learning for Life and Work: Local and Global Citizenship



Language and Literacy: English





Learning for Life and Work: Education for Employability





Mathematics and Numeracy: Mathematics (with Financial Capability)