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Veugelers, Wiel; de Groot, Isolde; Llomovatte, Silvia; Naidorf, Judith – Education and Society, 2017
Given the fact that countries can differ in their educational policy and practice and that these national contexts are influenced by international developments makes it interesting to do comparative research into policy and practice of different countries. In this article we present the results of a comparative inquiry into citizenship and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Citizenship Education, Cross Cultural Studies
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Kjellin, Margareta Sandstrom; Stier, Jonas – Intercultural Education, 2008
The aim of the paper is to present and discuss a Report from a Comenius 2.1 project, aimed at developing teachers' interpersonal, intercultural, social and civic competence. The study presented in the report was a multiple case study, and the methods for collecting data were focus group dialogues (with 34 teacher students), one video recording in…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries
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Porto, Melina – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2016
This article describes an online intercultural citizenship project concerning the environment in the primary English-language classroom carried out in 2013/2014 between Argentina and Denmark. It is part of a network of projects coordinated by Michael Byram that involves teachers and researchers in Europe, the US and East Asia. The project is…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Citizenship
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Cervinkova, Hana – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2016
In this paper, I am interested in exploring citizenship regimes as they emerge from the interplay of neoliberal and neoconservative developments in contemporary Europe. I am particularly interested in the connections between different types of contemporary precarity and citizenship imaginaries as they transpire at the historical nexus of a…
Descriptors: History, Citizenship Education, Educational Trends, Neoliberalism
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Lock, Grahame; Martins, Herminio – European Educational Research Journal, 2009
This article attempts to weave together in an original manner a number of themes regarding citizenship and higher education in Europe. Thus, the authors look critically at the notion of citizenship itself; its role in Aristotle and in Hegel's state-versus-civil-society contrast; its relation to the world of work or labour; its connection with the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Citizenship, Philosophy, Labor
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Míguez, Daniel; Hernández, Andrés – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2018
This article's aim is to provide, through a case study, new insights into current research on the civic education policies that encompassed the transition from authoritarian to democratic political regimes that took place as of the final years of the 20th century in Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America. Many of these studies parted from the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Activism, Citizen Participation, Educational Policy
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Richardson, Mary – European Educational Research Journal, 2016
Recently, the "Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency" (2012) have funded programmes designed to advance European citizenship and citizen competences through education. This paper reports on the findings from one project, Creative Connections, designed to encourage the "voices" of young people in exploring European…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Self Concept, Creativity
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Healy, Mary; Richardson, Mary – European Educational Research Journal, 2017
The European Framework for Key Competences (2006) promotes a shared European identity as a priority for assuring a cohesive future for the European Union (EU), yet the development of a discrete European identity remains acutely contentious, with critics claiming it is too shallow to support the bonds of solidarity needed to engender and support a…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Self Concept, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development
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Ye, Wangbei – Education and Urban Society, 2016
Migration's influences on citizenship education were widely discussed in the literature. However, most studies were based on international migration that drew experience from, for example, North America and Europe. Less attention was paid to internal migration or developing areas. This article takes China as an example, which is a country that has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Migration, Correlation
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Barros, Rosanna; Biasin, Chiara – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2019
The subject of this article is the right of adults to education, with a focus on the critical analysis of education policy. We discuss human rights as a framework for citizenship in two national contexts of Southern Europe with the purpose of underlining key differences and similarities in countries with diverse histories but a similarly high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Educational Policy, Civil Rights
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Bengtsson, Anki – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
In recent years, the idea of the contribution of education to citizenship has been reinitiated. The purpose of this paper is to investigate constructions of citizenship as they are articulated in European policy documents on teacher education. It is indicated that the normative form of active citizenship is put into play through the individual and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Policy, Student Attitudes, Cultural Pluralism
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Devine, Cathy – Sport, Education and Society, 2016
Universalist claims are often made about sport which is, as a consequence, increasingly written into national and international policy as an entitlement of citizenship or even human right. Further, in most countries physical education (PE) is a compulsory component of children's education, and sport is seen as central to this. Consequently, in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Athletics, Public Policy, Citizenship
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Maass, Katja; Geiger, Vince; Ariza, Marta Romero; Goos, Merrilyn – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2019
In times of rapid technological innovation and global challenges, the development of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) competencies becomes important. They improve the personal scientific literacy of citizens, enhance international economic competitiveness and are an essential foundation for responsible citizenship, including…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, STEM Education, Mathematics Skills, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Pusztai, Gabriella; Márkus, Zsuzsanna – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2019
There are about 3 million Hungarians living as minority abroad in seven countries of Central Europe. Our research covered higher education with Hungarian medium of instruction in four countries where Hungarians still live in homogeneous blocks. The main points of our analysis were how the progressive assimilation effects on their perception of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, Hungarian, Acculturation
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Savvides, Nicola; Faas, Daniel – European Journal of Education, 2016
This article explores the extent to which young people in predominantly middle-class environments identify with Europe and considers the influence of European education policy, school ethos and curricula. We compare data drawn from individual and focus group interviews with students aged 15-17 at a state school and a European School in England.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Identification (Psychology), Focus Groups
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