ERYC Mock Election Experience

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Aims

  • To learn about the importance of voting
  • To develop an understanding of the election process
  • To begin to understand key terms e.g. constituency, candidates, polling station and manifesto
  • To consider what issues are important to them and their community
  • To discover different methods of campaigning
  • To develop written and verbal communication skills and experience debating

The Experience

  • Meet members of the ERYC Electoral Team
  • A presentation/discussion about local elections, democracy, the importance of having your voice heard, representing your local community and the difference they can make
  • An overview of jobs and roles within the field
  • Take part in a role play ‘Mock Election’ within school
  • Visit the Council Chamber