Wed, May 18, 2005
Ombudsman Lesson Plans and Video Clips
The British Columbia Ombudsman’s Office, headed by Howard Kushner, now provides online video clips and lesson plans for use in high school social studies and prelaw courses. Provincial ombudsmen, like the office in B.C., are applying what has been referred to as the “classic” ombudsman model. The Ombudsman receives inquiries and complaints about the practices and services provided by public bodies, and may investigate to determine if the public body is being fair to the people it serves. This model is different than the internal organizational ombuds that seems to be more common today.
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