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Congratulations to everyone who gave an international example of direct or indirect democracy. Some of the examples referred to dictatorships (where the government decides without any say from the public), some examples referred to Brunei, which is ruled by a monarchy and some were examples of flawed democracies (where people are forced to vote a certain way). This was great research but didn't quite fit the brief. Well done to our primary and secondary winners this week, with their well-explained examples from Scotland and Switzerland and Ireland!
WEEKLY COMPETITION #28:
In your sessions, you have found out about different democratic decisions in different countries around the world.
There was the hunting ban in Botswana, the climate change agreement in France, the banking payout in Iceland and the extra holiday in Switzerland.
This week, we'd like you to find out about another example of direct or indirect democracy, from a different country, then have a go at answering these questions:
- What was the vote about?
- Was the vote an example of direct or indirect democracy?
- Do you agree with the outcome?
Everyone's answers will be extra helpful when you come to write your Final piece.
Good luck, winners will be announced on Friday!