Family affairs

Earlier this month, Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos won the presidential election in the Philippines with almost 30 million votes. As the son of a former dictator who led the country from 1965 until 1986, should Bongbong be judged for his ancestors' actions? And are dynasties a good thing?

Family Affairs

This week, find out what a dynasty is and talk about this in the context of the 2022 Philippines election.

Use this one-hour lesson to help your students:

  • Assess whether dynasties are a good idea
  • Explore issues surrounding Bongbong's election in the Philippines
  • Discuss whether we should be judged by our ancestors' actions

Download our one-hour Headline teaching resource on dynasties and the 2022 Phillipines election.

For this Headline, the download is UK and US English friendly.

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