"The philosophers (historians, geographers, sociologists, economists etc) have only interpreted the world in various ways: the point is to change it." (K Marx)
"Post-16, citizenship takes critical democracy and active participation a step further. Post-16 citizenship should give young people opportunities to identify, investigate and think critically about citizenship issues, problems or events of concern to them." Towards Consensus, Ofsted, September 2006
Did you enjoy the discussions in world issues classes? Are you concerned about the world in which you will live and work? Do you want to make a difference?
What sort of CAS@QE activities would be suitable?
How is the course organised?
The AS course consists of 2 units with two exams.
The A2 course also has two units with two exams each of 90 minutes.
Note that the A2 course will only run if there are adequate student numbers at the end of the AS.
Assessment is by written examination only; there is no coursework component.
This subject complements Law, Sociology and Economics but it is also a way of broadening your studies generally, something which is well received by universities. Whatever career you follow you are certain to become a citizen, but will you become an active one?