Citizenship-Theme 1:keywords (Active citizen-Having the knowledge,skills…
Active citizen-Having the knowledge,skills and understanding to participate fully in society and the ability to bring out a change.
Democracy-A society where citizens are able to vote in regular elections.The electoral system is fair and open.Respect for human rights and a 'free pass'.
Pressure group-Groups on citizens who join together to bring about change on an issue they believe is important.
Campaign-Organised series of events that seek to influence the views of others.
Direct action-Campaigning which includes non violent or violent activities which target people ,groups or property which are seen as offensive to the protester.
Indirect action-Campaigning that can include support for a group,signing petitions ,lobbying on behalf of a pressure group.
Target groups-The people organisations that a pressure group is trying to influence the target group has the power or ability to bring about the change wanted by the pressure group .
Charities-A voluntary group set up to help those in need.Charities are registered with the government and receive some tax benefits.
Community-A group of citizens who normally live in a given area can be used to describe a school a town or a part of a city.
Devolution-Transferring power from a central body to a regional or local body.
Local government-Different types of councils that provides services in a local area.
The media-Means of communication.
Mass Media-means communicating to a large number of people.
Trade unions-Groups of workers who have joined together to protest their rights and to have an organisation to speak and negotiate n their behalf.
Single union agreement-An employer has agreed their workforce can only join one union.
Voluntary groups-Groups/people in local communities who give up their time to help others.
Volunteering-Giving your time to help others without being paid.
Employers-Individuals or organisations that employ people to work on their behalf.
Employees-Workers in an organisation.
Equal opportunities-Allowing all people to have equal access to opportunities throughout their lives.
Equality act (2010)-Legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and a wider society.It sets it out the different ways in which it is unlawful to treat someone.
Health & safety-Health & safety of employees,customers and visitors to any workplace.Laws are in place and are managed by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Rights-An authority to carry out a particular course of action.
Responsibilities-The expectations to perform certain duties.
Self employed-Someone who does not have and employer but works for themselves.