The General Teaching Council for Scotland

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IDEAS Young Citizen Advocates events

IDEAS, the International Development Education Association Scotland, will be staging a series of major events for upper secondary pupils to encourage their participation in local and global change.

These events are designed with an aim to inspire and encourage young people to take a leading role in issues of interest to them, locally and globally.

IDEAS is also aiming to create "youth advocated to help inform and shape the Year of Young People in 2018.

There are four main events planned across Scotland, kicking off with a major secondary schools event at Dunfermline High School organised by Eco Schools and One World Centre.

For more information on the Young Citizen Advocates events visit the IDEAS website.