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Civic Participation

Did Jeremy Corbyn really engage the ‘unengaged youth’?

Posted on 16 September 2015 by Natalie Ross

When Jeremy Corbyn formally entered the Labour leadership contest in June, nobody expected him to even be competitive – let alone secure almost 60% of the vote in the first […]

Democracy & Dragons: How do we Teach Citizenship Education in Continually Devolving Wales?

Posted on 1 September 2015 by Natalie Ross

A recent review of the national curriculum for Wales has called for a radical reimagining of how curriculum is to be conceptualised, enacted and assessed (Welsh Government, 2015). Currently, citizenship […]

Economic Austerity and Older Volunteers

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Natalie Ross

In recent years the political, economic and social climate in which volunteering by older adults occurs has changed significantly, with the onset of an economic downturn, concern about pensions, a […]

WISERD New Starters – Part 3

Posted on 10 March 2015 by Natalie Ross

In the last few of months, we have welcomed several new members of staff to WISERD, to work on a variety of new and existing projects. This week we’ll be focusing on a Bangor based […]