ERIC Number: ED435565
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Democracy in Schools, Citizenship and Global Concern. Didaktiske Studier. Studies in Educational Theory and Curriculum, Volume 18.
Jensen, Knud, Ed.; Larsen, Ole B., Ed.; Walker, Stephen, Ed.
One way to explore how the relationship between schools and the local culture can be enriched and transformed is a fruitful dialogue among different communities. The conference that is reported on in this collection was concerned with using three "talking points" as a platform: democratization, citizenship, and global concerns. The collection is divided into the following four chapters: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Classroom Processes"; (3) "Curriculum"; and (4) "Autonomy." Articles found in the chapters, include: (1) "Improving Education--How to Get Further in Innovation?" (Knud Jensen; Ole B. Larsen; Stephen Walker); (2) "Sharing Influence with Pupils: Some Theoretical Considerations," (Knud Jensen; Ole B. Larsen; Stephen Walker); (3) "The Democratisation in the Classroom," (A. Rogacheva); (4) "Ungraded Primary School and Education for Citizenship," (Juhani Hytonen); (5) "Gender and Educational Disadvantage: Teenage Girls' Access to Discourses of Desire, Power and Injustice," (Pam Gilbert; Rob Gilbert); (6) "The Music Video as Educational Text," (Susanne V. Knudsen); (7) "Democratization, Citizenship and Action Competence," (Karsten Schnack); (8) "Innovation in Schools and Democratic Action Competence," (Ole B. Larsen); (9) "Citizen Entitlement and Everyday Experience: An Approach to Education for Citizenship, Democracy, and Global Concern," (Rob Gilbert); (10) "Some Questions of the Process of Democracy of Education in Russia," (Helena Kurakina); (11) "Educational Policy in Contemporary Estonia," (Lembit Turnpuu; Matti Piirimaa); (12) "Democratisation, Citizenship and International Education," (Knud Jensen); (13) "The School in Copenhagen. An Introduction to Grondalsvaengets Skole," (Per Flemming Jorgensen); (14) "School No. 825, Moscow" (Vladimir A. Karakovsky); (15) "Holy Trinity R.C. Secondary School, Birmingham" (Tom Temple); (16) "St. Bernadette's R.C.J./I School, Birmingham" (John Mcnally); and (17) "Project Democratisation, Citizenship and International Education" (Stephen Walker). (BT)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Democracy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Education, Nongraded Instructional Grouping, School Community Relationship, School Culture
Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, Emdrupvej 101, DK-2400 Copenhagen NV (Denmark).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, Copenhagen (Denmark).
Identifiers - Location: Denmark; Estonia; Russia; United Kingdom (England)