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Youth Count! Democracy Challenge

The Youth Count! Democracy Challenge programme has been designed to help young people develop an understanding of democracy and voting.

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Youth Count! Democracy Challenge

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The Youth Count! Democracy Challenge is a programme of activities for young people developed by UK Youth and young people from UK Youth Voice, a national steering group of young people from all over the UK. It uses imaginative activities to engage participants in discussions about democracy, registering to vote and their role as active citizens.

Watch UK Youth explain the Youth Count! Democracy Challenge:

Youth Count! video

The 15-hour programme can be accredited as part of the Youth Achievement Award or run as up to 14 individual sessions. It was designed for youth workers to use with groups of 16 to 24-year-olds in a non-educational setting, but the programme can also be used in schools or colleges.

Published 22 December 2014
Last updated 4 December 2015 + show all updates
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