Education Scotland launch youth politics resource as pupils gain the right to vote

Support package will aid teachers and students to engage in democracy and social justice

SCOTTISH TEACHERS now have a dedicated online resource to support school discussions on politics and democracy, after 'You Decide' was launched by Education Scotland.

The project, which aims to support skills in political research, debating and participation, comes eight months before 16 and 17 year olds will vote in their first ever Scottish general election.