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Ask CEdRIC aims to provide consumer educators and teachers with all they need to teach the consumer education-related aspects of the Citizenship curriculum.
Ask CEdRIC has been developed by Trading Standards Officers with guidance from PSHE/Citizenship Co-ordinators and teachers to ensure that it is suitable for use in the classroom.
Ask CEdRIC has areas suitable for KS1- 4 and has been designed to fit in with the Citizenship curriculum and the National Consumer Education Partnership framework (www.ncep.org.uk/pages/framework.htm).
The site provides you with ready-made:
The site also provides useful links other related sites which provide material and resources that will support teaching in the classroom.
Materials and resources are regularly updated to keep abreast of any changes to legislation, working practice or the Citizenship syllabus.
Citizenship and PSHE – Framework for Consumer Education
KEY STAGE 1
|Unit title||Year 1 and 2|
|Rights, Rules & Responsibilities||Making Rules|
|Skills for Active Citizenship||Keeping Safe and Healthy|
|Communities & Identity||My Money|
|Unit title||Year 3 and 4||Year 5 and 6|
|Rights, Rules & Responsibilities||Making Rules||Rules and the Law|
|Skills for Active Citizenship||Healthy & Safe Lifestyles||Making Consumer Choices|
|Communities & Identity||Our Environment||My Community|
|Unit title||Year 7||Year 8||Year 9|
|Rights & Responsibilities||What is a Consumer?||Consumer/Trader Rights and Responsibilities||Exercising my Consumer Rights|
|Government & Democracy||Local Government and its role in helping the Consumer||Central Government and its role in helping the Consumer||Role of Europe in helping the Consumer|
|Communities & Identity||Consumer and Traders in my local Community||Consumer Choice and Expectations||Ethical Consumerism|
|Unit title||Years 10 and 11|
|Rights & Responsibilities||Practical Consumer Law||Personal Finance|
|Government & Democracy||Making Law||Consumers, Business and the Economy|
|Communities & Identity||Consumers and the Environment||Global Citizenship|
The Ask CEdRIC website was developed by Cambridgeshire County Council Trading Standards (www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/community/consumer/education/) with support from the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (www.berr.gov.uk/)