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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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Bingham, Rosemary Jean – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
This article discusses how early curriculum resources available to all school children in New Zealand attempted to shape children's attitudes to the First World War. The study reviewed issues of the "New Zealand School Journal" between the years 1907 and 1925. It found evidence of overt and covert attempts to influence children's…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Masculinity, Foreign Countries, Periodicals
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Perreau, Maria; Kingsbury, Lynette – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
The New Zealand "School Journal" was established in 1907 to provide reading material across the primary school curriculum. Linked to reforms of the school curriculum, the "School Journal" aimed to introduce curriculum content relevant to New Zealand children. With the outbreak of the First World War, however, the School Journal…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Reading Materials, Reading Material Selection
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Mok, Francis K. T.; Yuen, Timothy W. W. – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2016
There is a strong belief that critical thinking should be cultivated in schools. But it is not clear how critical thinking is understood by front-line teachers who are given the responsibility of training critical thinkers. Based on a study conducted in Hong Kong, we found that some school teachers were in favor of a "positive" image of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Case Studies, Interviews
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Seeber, Susan – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2016
From a societal perspective, vocational education and training must enable young adults to meet the challenges of the labour market in a globalized world, reduce the mismatch of supply and demand of qualifications (e.g. youth unemployment leading to disadvantages for individuals, society and national economies) and improve social cohesion. From an…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Competence, Measurement, Job Skills
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