ERIC Number: ED451109
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Citizenship and Education in Twenty-Eight Countries: Civic Knowledge and Engagement at Age Fourteen. Executive Summary.
Torney-Purta, Judith; Lehmann, Rainer; Oswald, Hans; Schulz, Wolfram
This is an Executive Summary for "Citizenship and Education in Twenty-eight Countries: Civic Knowledge and Engagement at Age Fourteen," the first report of the results of the second phase of the Civic Education Study conducted by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). The Executive Summary briefly discusses rationale and method and lists 12 major findings of the 1999 IEA Civic Education Study. Contains 3 figures and 2 tables. (BT)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Case Studies, Citizen Participation, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Political Attitudes, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys, Teacher Surveys
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement.
Note: Funding provided by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG or German Science Association) in a grant to the Humbolt University of Berlin and by the William T. Grant Foundation of New York in a grant to the Department of Human Development at the University of Maryland.