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Leeman, Yvonne; Volman, Monique – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
The practice of citizenship education has predominantly been studied in general education. This article details an interview study of citizenship education of teachers in prevocational education in the Netherlands. We investigated whether and how vocational teachers reflected on their goals and teaching practices in citizenship education. Teachers…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Prevocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Wahrman, Hillel; Hartaf, Hagit – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
This article investigates the phenomenology of "Social Education Coordinators" in Israeli high schools regarding school's civic education. Twenty-one semi-structured interviews were conducted, followed by a two-stage coding process. The Social Education Coordinators indicate that their schools seem to be unified behind the goal of…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Citizenship Education, Teaching Methods, Informal Education
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Idrissi, Hajar; Engel, Laura C.; Benabderrazik, Youssef – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
This article offers perspectives on the framing of citizenship education in recent education policy reform in Morocco. Against a background of shifting conceptions of citizenship and citizenship education occurring both globally and regionally in the Middle East and North Africa, the article focuses on Morocco's Strategic Vision for Reform…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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Hudler, Keara; Dennis, Lilly; DiNella, Muriel; Ford, Nataley; Mendez, Joanna; Long, Joshua – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
In recent decades, universities have made significant progress toward environmental sustainability and have likewise tightened their budgets and restructured economic models in the name of financial sustainability. However, institutions of higher education have failed to address issues of social sustainability and social injustice, many of which…
Descriptors: Activism, Social Justice, Universities, College Students
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Jónsson, Ólafur Páll; Garces Rodriguez, Antonio – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
The focus within the European tradition of democratic education has increasingly been on personal traits or character traits, values, and skills, rather than on broad structural features or systemic issues. This is reflected in a recent publication by the Council of Europe titled "Competences for Democratic Culture: Living Together as Equals…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Citizenship Education, Democratic Values, Cultural Pluralism
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Kuang, Xiaoxue; Kennedy, Kerry J. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
The aim of the study is to explore alienated and disaffected students in Latin America and investigate the development of their civic attitudes. The study has focused on a context that is assuming growing importance globally and about which more needs to be known, especially in terms of its potential for democratic development. The focus is on…
Descriptors: Alienation, Gender Differences, Scores, Social Values
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Grobshäuser, Natalie; Weißeno, Georg – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
Political education in school is aimed at preparing adolescents for their role as citizens, which comprises political participation as well as political knowledge. While it is generally agreed that basic knowledge about politics is a prerequisite to participation, the specific link between knowledge and participation is left unclear in normative…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Grade 9, Knowledge Level, Competence
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Halfon, Ester; Romi, Shlomo – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
The objective of this study was to identify the various types of student councils based on their areas of interest. The study population included 100 school principals or deputy principals, in junior high schools or high schools, who filled in questionnaires to map student councils. The analysis yielded 89 student-council profiles, with two…
Descriptors: Student Government, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Profiles
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Themelis, Spyros; Hsu, Tao-Chen – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
This article is the first to employ a Freirean framework to discuss the Taiwanese Sunflower Student Movement and its political, pedagogical and social significance. We analyse lecturers' and students' perspectives and experiences of civic responsibility in order to explore the relationship between critical pedagogy and student participation in the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Politics of Education, Power Structure, Social Change
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Vandeyar, Saloshna – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
This article presents an account of how contested spaces: shared places have played out in the South African education context by tracing how the historical, political, social and educational contexts of South Africa created and determined shared places. The article draws on findings from a range of research projects that I conducted over the past…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Environment, Racial Segregation
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Briggs, Anthony Q. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
This study utilizes a Critical Anti-Race Qualitative Phenomenological Methodology to challenge the dominant deficit perspective which reinforces the notion that the cultural deprivation of Blacks causes their marginalization. From this viewpoint, Blacks should take individual responsibility for changing their life conditions. However, this article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racial Bias, Critical Theory, Blacks
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DeJaeghere, Joan – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
Out-of-school youth are often characterized as at risk, idle, or troublemakers and are essentially excluded from being citizens of their societies. In Tanzania and Uganda, where this study took place, youth who have not completed their secondary education are excluded from further education and formal work and are often not considered members of…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Equal Education
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Shah, Qasir – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2020
This article explores the policy reasons behind Adult ESOL Citizenship Education in the United Kingdom and then examines whether Adult ESOL Citizenship Education adequately prepares migrants for active citizenship in T.H. McLaughlin's "'maximal' sense": involving active political participation premised upon a shared concept of democratic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Adult Education, English (Second Language)
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Meester-van Laar, Anneke; Bertram-Troost, G. D.; Hoogland, J.; de Ruyter, D. J. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2020
Based on the findings of the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study, the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement notes in 2010 that the development of citizenship education is stagnating. In response to this stagnation, some countries, including the Netherlands, are tempted to act more prescriptively in…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Policy, Teaching Methods, Policy Analysis
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Angelides, Panayiotis – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2020
The literature portrays globalisation as a 'Janus-like phenomenon', implying that it has two 'heads' like the mythical giant Janus; beyond the rise of hyber-liberalism, xenophobia and socio-economic inequity, globalisation has also humanistic and democratic elements. In this context, a global agenda of social justice and equity of educational…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Role, Global Approach, Humanism
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