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Active Citizenship

Course Details

Active Citizenship for Empowered Communities

Active citizenship involves engaging individuals in their communities to participate in the democratic process, advocate for their rights, and contribute to societal development. This course aims to equip adults with the knowledge, skills, and motivation needed to become active and responsible citizens. Participants will learn about democratic principles, civic rights and duties, community engagement, and how to influence public policy and decision-making processes.

Course Benefits

Benefits of the Active Citizenship Course

  • Promotes Civic Engagement: Encourages participants to take an active role in their communities.
  • Enhances Understanding of Democracy: Provides a deeper understanding of democratic principles and processes.
  • Empowers Individuals: Gives participants the tools to advocate for their rights and the rights of others.
  • Fosters Community Development: Encourages collaborative efforts to improve local communities.
  • Strengthens Social Cohesion: Promotes inclusivity and understanding among diverse groups.
  • Develops Critical Thinking: Enhances participants’ ability to analyze and address social issues.
  • Encourages Lifelong Learning: Instills a sense of responsibility and continuous learning for societal improvement.

Course Objectives

Objectives of the Active Citizenship Course

  • To understand the concept and importance of active citizenship.
  • To learn about democratic principles, civic rights, and responsibilities.
  • To develop skills for community engagement and advocacy.
  • To explore ways to influence public policy and decision-making.
  • To promote social inclusion and cohesion through active participation.
  • To foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills related to societal issues.
  • To create and implement community projects that address local needs.


Programme Outline for the Active Citizenship Course

1st Day: Introduction to Active Citizenship

  • Welcome and Ice-Breaker Activities
  • Overview of Active Citizenship
  • Importance of Civic Engagement
  • Understanding Democratic Principles
  • Civic Rights and Responsibilities

2nd Day: Community Engagement

  • Identifying Community Needs and Opportunities
  • Techniques for Community Mobilization
  • Building Effective Community Partnerships
  • Hands-on Session: Planning a Community Engagement Project

3rd Day: Advocacy and Public Policy

  • Understanding Public Policy and Decision-Making Processes
  • Techniques for Effective Advocacy
  • Case Studies: Successful Civic Movements
  • Hands-on Session: Developing an Advocacy Campaign

4th Day: Social Inclusion and Cohesion

  • Promoting Inclusivity in Communities
  • Addressing Social Issues and Inequalities
  • Techniques for Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Group Project: Designing a Social Inclusion Initiative

5th Day: Implementing and Sustaining Change

  • Strategies for Sustaining Community Projects
  • Measuring Impact and Evaluating Success
  • Future Trends in Civic Engagement
  • Presentation of Projects and Feedback
  • Course Wrap-up and Certification Ceremony


Price 80.00

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