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Amagir, Aisa; Groot, Wim; Maassen van den Brink, Henriëtte; Wilschut, Arie – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
In this systematic literature review, we evaluate the effectiveness of financial-literacy education programs and interventions for children and adolescents. Furthermore, the key characteristics of the design of a successful financial-education curriculum are described. The evidence shows that school-based financial-education programs can improve…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Money Management, Children, Adolescents
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Edling, Silvia; Mooney Simmie, Geraldine – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
How questions concerning democracy and emancipation thread through teacher education is currently under theorized and there is a paucity of cross-national studies examining the problem. In this study, we draw from a number of theoretical frameworks for their discursive positioning of democracy and emancipation in teacher education and what we are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Democracy, Documentation
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Happ, Roland; Förster, Manuel; Rüspeler, Ann-Katrin; Rothweiler, Jasmin – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
In recent years, the financial education of young adults has gained importance in Germany; however, very few valid test instruments to assess the knowledge and understanding of personal finance are suitable for use in Germany. In this article, we describe results of a survey in which experts in Germany in areas related to personal finance judged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Surveys, Expertise, Tests
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Qin, Lixia; Torres, Mario – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
Rapid social development and recent changes in views concerning childhood have urged a more holistic approach to measuring children's well-being, particularly in the domain of rights. In light of articulated provisions within the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, there is obvious interest in understanding more about how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, High School Students, Freedom of Speech
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Henning, Mary Beth; Johnston-Rodriguez, Sarah – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
Acquiring financial literacy presents many unique challenges for young adults with disabilities. Although financial literacy can and should be taught throughout the lifespan, this review examines the curriculum accessible to students with high incidence disabilities who are 14-21 years old, when they are planning for transition from secondary…
Descriptors: Money Management, Knowledge Level, Literacy, Young Adults
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Daniels, Stephen J. – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
Recently, doubt has been cast on the ability of Scottish education to meet relevant Human Rights requirements relating to education. This article will outline both a means of clarification for international requirements for Human Rights Education, and an analysis of documentation outlining Scottish educational policy for compatibility with these…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Civil Rights, Educational Policy
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Harrell-Levy, Marinda K. – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
Discourse on youth development has only begun to explore how Black youth experience courses intended to result in their sociopolitical development. The present study examined the link between pedagogical experience in a culturally relevant class and sociopolitical involvement and tested the mediating role of sociopolitical efficacy.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, African American Students, Catholic Schools, Alumni
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Zvulun, Jacky Yaakov; Harel, Yigal – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
Developed countries are recently experiencing an unprecedented decrease of political participation involvement among young people. While there is robust evidence that education increases civic and political participation in developed democracies, it has been argued that there is no clear correlation between education and increase of political…
Descriptors: Elections, Civics, Teaching Methods, Politics
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Leumann, Seraina – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
Issues related to financial matters are an integral component of the curricula in vocational education and training in Switzerland. However, the differences between students' competences are caused not only by the curricula but by multiple factors. One key factor is teachers' characteristics that support successful learning processes. Teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education Teachers, Knowledge Level, Money Management
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Nurdin, Encep Syarief – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
This study aims to describe the effect of implementing Civic Education policies in a university on the development of students' sense of nationalism and patriotism; this is analysed from the perspective of Edward III's public policy implementation dimension and employs a quantitative approach based on the descriptive verification method. The…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Patriotism, Civics, Educational Policy
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Schlösser, Hans Jürgen; Schuhen, Michael; Schürkmann, Susanne – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
Germany's economic order is labelled "Social Market Economy" in order to indicate that the economic system has both an economic and a social dimension. Its purpose is to reconcile efficiency goals and social responsibility. The concept of the Social Market Economy is based on central values such as freedom or justice. Under the label…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Foreign Countries, Efficiency, Social Responsibility
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Pinjisakikool, Teerapong – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
This article aims at finding the relationship between households' personality traits and their financial literacy level. The data in this research are from the household survey which can represent the population in Dutch. Using the Big Five personality traits and economic locus of control--extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, emotional…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Correlation, Money Management, Literacy
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Lucey, Thomas; Meyers, Derek J. H.; Smith, Ryan – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
The authors describe a project that compared the effects of three interventions on the retirement investment knowledge of public school teachers in the Midwest. They interpret outcomes from three different interventions (online training, site-based workshop, and hybrid of online and site-based). While the study results indicate that program…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Teacher Education, Teacher Retirement, Intervention
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Bocsi, Veronika; Fényes, Hajnalka; Markos, Valéria – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
In this article, the motives for voluntary work and work values in higher education contexts are examined in a cross-border region in Central Eastern Europe. Our goal is to find out what kind of relationship exists between different types of volunteering and work values among young people. In the theoretical section, we deal with the definition of…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Volunteers, Foreign Countries, Community Services
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Murphy, Seán F – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
This article draws upon recent empirical data from a series of in-depth qualitative interviews conducted with professional youth work practitioners. It is focused upon contemporary practice experiences of social action and youth citizenship projects across North East England. The research provides a more nuanced understanding of the National…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Youth Programs, National Programs
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