1. Decide

What do young people care about? What would they want to change? Who in government makes decisions about these things and how can students influence decision makers? Students decide what matters to them.

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2. Research

What’s the real story behind the ‘issues’ students have identified. What is being done about them? What could be done in the future? Who are our democratic representatives and how can students get in touch with them?

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3. Activate

Students make an impact on an issue they have selected, developing an action plan and delegating tasks among students. Students can organise an event or develop a creative campaign on their chosen issue.

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4. Vote

Now it’s time to pitch campaign results and to vote for the democratic action the class thinks is well presented, researched and has best achieved its campaign goal. You can book a VEC incursion!

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