BIG QUESTIONs: how can we live together in harmony?
HOW DOES POWER FUNCTION IN BELIZE
UNIT 7 - The People and Government
Subtopics: Society's Groups - Tolerance, Diversity and Respect.
Can you identify other ways in which people have interacted with government in order to carry out their responsibilities as citizens and to have their needs met?
Learning Outcome 7.2 - Describe the responsibility of government to support individuals and groups in society, for example by providing protective services, creating jobs, maintaining law and order and providing social services.
This documentary highlights the work of the government, by partnering with UNICEF, NICH and RESTORE BELIZE, to offer an innovative expressive art program that not only creates jobs, but acts as a protective service to save vulnerable youths from becoming another statistic. This is also a strategy for crime reduction.
Learning Outcome 7.3 - Discuss whether the government is carrying out its functions effectively using information from the media, published statistics and other sources.