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Students as Civic Engagers

Increasing the digital skills and civic engagement knowledge of HEI managers and academic staff in order to empower students to become confident civic engagers through the use of digital technologies.

Students as Civic Engagers

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

Margaret Mead

“The way to change the world is through individual responsibility and taking local action in your own community.”

Jeff Bridges

Active citizens form the backbone of a strong democracy, sustainable growth and an inclusive society. In addition, the process of becoming civically engaged – using one’s knowledge, skills and values to address public concerns and promote the quality of life in a community or neighbourhood is satisfying and beneficial: 33% of students in the UK currently volunteer and 60% say that developing their skills is an important factor in their decision.