All European Study On Education For Democratic Citizenship Policies

Author: Cezar Bîrzea
Editor: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9287156085
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Introducing Quality Assurance Of Education For Democratic Citizenship In Schools

Author: Hermann Josef Abs
Editor: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9789287165220
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On cover: Learning and living democracy

All European Study On Education For Democratic Citizenship Policies

Author: Conseil de l'Europe
Editor: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9789287156075
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Education For Democratic Citizenship

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Editor: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9789287149497
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The International Seminar on Education for Democratic Citizenship (EDC) Policies and Regulatory Frameworks, which took place in Strasbourg December 6th and 7th 2002, revolved around three main objectives: to review policies and practices in the EDC field in Europe, to facilitate European co-operation for EDC policy-making and implementation between countries, national and international organisations and practitioners, and to draw up proposals for the future development of education for democratic citizenship.In this report, Karen OShea summarises the keynote addresses of the seminar and the results of the working groups. She also presents her own synthesis and analyses of discussions and conclusions.

Schools For The Future Europe

Author: John Sayer
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441169326
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Schools for the Future Europe brings together a team of leading academics, policy makers and education professionals to explore the emergence, development and application of European education policy up to the 2009 Lisbon Treaty and beyond. The book charts the historical development of a Europe-wide education policy, and examines how that policy has sought to address such issues as European citizenship, human rights and bilingual schooling. Taking as examples the intended future extension of the European Schools and the European Baccalaureate, and a case study of work towards the first British European Academy or Free School at Culham, UK, the book critically explores the interplay of EU action programmes, policy and rhetoric on secondary education. In the final section, the editors draw on the insights of the previous chapters to outline an achievable programme for the future development of education policy structures and practice in schools for Europe.

Handbook Of Moral And Character Education

Author: Larry Nucci
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136293116
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There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the support for moral and character education masks a high degree of controversy surrounding its meaning and methods. The purpose of this handbook is to supplant the prevalent ideological rhetoric of the field with a comprehensive, research-oriented volume that both describes the extensive changes that have occurred over the last fifteen years and points forward to the future. Now in its second edition, this book includes the latest applications of developmental and cognitive psychology to moral and character education from preschool to college settings, and much more.

Educating For Democracy

Author: Rolf Gollob
Editor: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9789287169204
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The objective of this manual is to support teachers and practitioners in Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education (EDC/HRE). It addresses key questions about EDC and HRE, including competences for democratic citizenship, the objectives and basic principles of EDC/HRE, and a whole school approach to education for democracy and human rights. The manual consists of three parts. Part I outlines the basic principles of EDC/HRE as far as they are helpful and meaningful for the practitioner. Part II gives guidelines and tools to design, support and assess the students' processes of constructivist and interactive learning. Part III provides toolboxes for teachers and students in EDC/HRE. The other volumes in this series offer concrete teaching models and materials in EDC/HRE for pupils from elementary to upper secondary level.

Engaging Young People In Civic Life

Author: James Youniss
Editor: Vanderbilt Univ Pr
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The myth of generations of disengaged youth has been shattered by increases in youth turnout in the 2004, 2006, and 2008 primaries. Young Americans are responsive to effective outreach efforts, and this collection addresses how to best provide opportunities for enhancing civic learning and forming lasting civic identities. The thirteen original essays are based on research in schools and in settings beyond the schoolyard where civic life is experienced. One focus is on programs for those schools in poor communities that tend to overlook civic education. Another chapter reports on how two city governments--Hampton, Virginia, and San Francisco--have invited youth to participate on boards and in agencies. A cluster of chapters focuses on the civic education programs in Canada and Western Europe, where, as in the United States, immigration and income inequality raise challenges to civic life.

Advancing Knowledge In Service Learning

Author: Karen McKnight Casey
Editor: Information Age Pub Inc
ISBN: 9781593115685
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The chapters in this book all demonstrate just how far service-learning research has come. Researchers, practitioners, and students alike have benefited from its dissemination and use the research to improve practice. The research does not simply inform educators how to create a better pedagogy. Rather, it informs a service-learning practice that can transform both individuals and institutions.