How it Works: Parliament, Government, Democracy and You 16-18 booklet

How it Works: Parliament, Government, Democracy and You 16-18 booklet

How it Works is a guide for 16-18 year olds, which covers the topics of democracy, the constitution of the UK, the roles of parliament and government, elections and voting, and ways people can get involved.


Whether your students are studying for a qualification, or you'd simply like to give them more information, this free guide will provide a useful insight into how it all works.

Whether you are studying for a qualification or simply seeking more information, this guide is for you.

Learning outcomes

Students will learn about:

  • Democracy and what this looks like in the UK
  • Electoral systems
  • The Constitution of the UK
  • The work of the UK Parliament
  • Campaigning and ways to get involved

Practical information

  • You can download How it Works in English or Welsh. 
  • Copies are available to order for free. 

To order How it Works contact:


Please note that orders placed in August will not be shipped until September. How it Works is a new publication designed for 16-18 year olds, and replaces Find Your Way.

Please state the number of publications you require (maximum of 100) and whether you would like them in English (quote product code: HOPEDUKS5) or dual language, English and Welsh (quote product code: HOPEDUWLKS5). Please allow 10 working days for your order to arrive. 

Download How it Works

Download How it Works

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