Seminar days

Free continuing professional development (CPD) seminars available year round

Teacher seminar days

Whether you're a teacher or an educational professional, you'll get new ideas for approaching citizenship and political literacy lessons with these free one-day seminars held at the Houses of Parliament.

Seminars often include talks from current members of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords.*

Lunch and refreshments provided. 

Citizenship seminars

Suitable for teachers and PGCE students who want to broaden their general knowledge about Parliament, and get ideas for teaching political literacy within citizenship and general studies.  

12 June - Seminar day for primary and secondary teachers

Specialist seminars

Suitable for secondary teachers already teaching subjects such as politics, these seminar days provide more depth and focus on specific topics surrounding the teaching of Parliament and citizenship.

Previous specialist seminars have covered elections, voting systems and building a coalition.

6 March - Women in politics

  • Learn about the history of the Suffragette Movement as you take a tour of Parliament with expert curators and archivists
  • Attend Q&As with members of Parliament. MPs and peers will discuss the pros and cons of all-women shortlists and personal experiences of how Parliament has changed for women over the past 30 years*
  • Lunch and refreshments provided


How to book

To attend a seminar or find out more contact our outreach team.

You can also receive updates about future events for teachers by signing up for our e-newsletter.


*Please note seminar itineraries may be rearranged at short notice due to the variability in the schedules of members of Parliament.

Teacher training enquiries

Education Service
Houses of Parliament
London SW1A 2TT
020 7219 1134

Regional events in 2012

Find out more about all-day events in Norwich and Dundee designed to help students and teachers find out more about Parliament.