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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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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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Ridhahani – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
This qualitative research aims to describe the strategies applied by female parliamentary candidates to develop empathy values to gain constituent support in the legislative general election in 2014. Research subjects comprise 12 female members of parliament from seven regencies/cities in South Kalimantan who were chosen from different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Federal Government, Political Candidates
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Darlington, Ellie; Bowyer, Jessica – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
As part of a large-scale survey of over 4000 undergraduates at British universities, 238 economics students reported on their experiences of studying post-compulsory secondary mathematics qualifications (A-levels) and the preparation they provided for their degrees. Participants were positive about their experience of post-compulsory mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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O'Connor, Peter – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
This article sets out to challenge conventional descriptions and explanations of war and teaching about war. It draws on raw data from three qualitative arts-based projects to illustrate the complexity of cognitive and affective understandings of the place of war, past, present and future, through the jarring dissonance of "mash-up"--a…
Descriptors: War, History Instruction, Teaching Methods, Drama
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Davison, Martyn – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
This article explores the concept of historical empathy and how it can foster a greater understanding of a significant episode in New Zealand and Australian history, the 1915 Gallipoli Campaign. It also highlights the potential that the concept holds for encouraging students to participate in civic society. It does this by drawing upon the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, World History, History Instruction
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