FORTITUDE: Empowering children & young people through law and play

Professor Dawn Watkins, from the School of Law, is leading a project to teach children and young people about their legal rights and responsibilities and is seeking participants to help with evaluation.

Children and teacher using digital media in the classroom

Funded by the European Research Council, project FORTITUDE has developed an innovative educational tool to make children’s learning on law both engaging and memorable.

FORTITUDE is now seeking to recruit at least 1800 children and young people nationally to evaluate the effectiveness of the game. The ambition for the project is to be comprehensive and accessible, therefore looking to attract a diverse range of schools from primary schools, secondary schools, academies, multi-academy trusts, and pupil referral units from all areas of England.

Recruitment for participants to take part closes July 2024 with the evaluation running between September and October 2024.

For more information or to contact the team please email or visit the FORTITUDE project webpage.

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