Laurence Stellings is a pollster and political strategists at Populus. His top tip is to use research and testing to make sure you really know what your local think or want.
Andrew Bookless is a Political Campaign Director and has led campaigns in the UK and the US. His top tip is to be as organised as possible when running a campaign.
Andy Koehlinger works at Votespotter as mobile app that tracks the votes of elected officials in the US. His top tip is the best way to engage as many people as possible in a campaign is using data and social media.
Nathan is a Year 13 students who attended our study trip to Florida last year. One of his top tip is to have clear priorities in your campaign
Bethan is a year 13 student who took part in the study trip to Florida last year. One of her top tips is to stay resilient and keep persevering with your campaign.
Now that you have worked out what you want to campaign on, we want to set you two challenges to complete before you send in your reports in February. Find out more in the video!
|September 2017||Launch of the programme|
|October 2017 – Feburary 2018||Work on your campaigns. We will be updating the website with new materials every month. You also need to submit a short video on the progress of your campaign every month.|
|1st Feb 2018||Deadline for full submission of impact of campaign|
|March 2018||Finalist Fourm- The top 20 teams will be invited to London to meet the panel and 10 teams will go through the next round. They will receive £100 to make their campaign even bigger!|
|June 2018||Final submission of impact of campaign|
|July 2018||The top 4 team will go on a fully funded trip to Washington DC!|
|October 2018||Final Reunion Session|