Jaimi Shrive is the director of PoliticoFocus and a researcher in political engagement, international relations and forms of oppression. In her work for PoliticoFocus, Jaimi develops and delivers workshops, sessions and resources for children in topics such as politics, critical thinking, critical media, human rights, debate skills and social issues. She also writes educational resources for professionals delivering sessions on these topics.
Workshop: Why children need to be taught about politics
An interactive workshop in which Jaimi discusses the reasons why children need to be informed and confident in their understanding of politics. Jaimi will present some exercises and discussions for children of different ages, taken from the PoliticoFocus programme which is available for schools, colleges, community groups and residential care provisions. This includes resources and exercises about teaching children how to vote and their rights.