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Straub, Christophe; Ravez, Claire – Journal of Social Science Education, 2020
Purpose: After a short historical presentation, this country report highlights current developments of social science education in France and clarifies its general status in the French school system, giving not only information about the curricula baselines, but also on current reforms, shifts and conflict lines among practitioners and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Curriculum, Educational Change
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Sánchez-Agustí, María; Miguel-Revilla, Diego – Journal of Social Science Education, 2020
Purpose: The aim of this country report is to offer an overview of civic and citizenship education in Spain. Approach: The report analyses the Spanish curriculum and the current legislative framework, examining the way social and civic competences are integrated in both primary and secondary education. Additionally, the paper also examines the…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Legislation, Teaching Methods, Political Attitudes
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Hansen, Mogens – Journal of Social Science Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of the article is to give a survey of the status of Social Studies in the Danish educational system. To deepen the survey the article also will contain some reflections of the contents and didactics of the subject. Design and approach: The analysis of the contents and didactics will focus on the description of the curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Curriculum, Tests
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Dancs, Katinka; Fülöp, Márta – Journal of Social Science Education, 2020
Purpose: We intent to provide a comprehensive picture of Hungarian social science education, to review the constituents of social science literacy, a systematic analysis of the curriculum and its changes since 1989 and of the available research in this field. Design/methodology/approach: The findings are based on the analysis of educational…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Educational History, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Linchenko, Andrei; Golovashina, Oksana; Anikin, Daniil – Journal of Social Science Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this report is to show how the problems of teaching social science in Russia are related to the problems of reconciling the goals of social science with the practice of real teaching this subject in a modern Russian school. Design/Methodology/Approach: The report was prepared on the basis of the comparative analysis of the…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Citizenship Responsibility, Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education
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Kenner, Steve – Journal of Social Science Education, 2020
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to describe the state of current citizenship education in Germany with the focus on education in schools. The term 'education' in this paper refers to the concept of Bildung. It not only describes how to teach, but also the ability of self-determination of the individual. Methodology: The main focus of this…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational Philosophy, Self Determination, Teaching Methods
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Martinache, Igor; Gobert, Cloé – Journal of Social Science Education, 2020
Purpose: The aim of this article is to give a bird's eye view of the main issues surrounding the teaching of economic and social sciences in the French high school Approach: This article is based above all on a synthesis of the existing primary and secondary literature on Economic and social sciences ("sciences économiques et sociales")…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Sciences, High Schools, Economics Education
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Kopinska, Violetta – Journal of Social Science Education, 2020
Purpose: This paper aims to reconstruct the discoursive shape of student participation on the base of Polish school textbooks for citizenship education. Methodology: The main research question is: What image of student participation can be reconstructed by analyzing the texts of Polish citizenship education textbooks? The method of gathering data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Textbooks, Citizenship Education
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Solhaug, Trond; Borge, Julie Ane Odegaard; Grut, Gunnar – Journal of Social Science Education, 2020
Purpose: The current article on social studies in primary and secondary education in Norway covers a range of relevant topics which starts with a brief context of Norwegian society, history and social studies framework. Main topics are the new (2020) curriculum, textbooks analyses, social studies teacher competence and practices followed by…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction
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Morelli, Umberto – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: To stress the existential crisis of European integration and the need to shape the European citizen, who forms the foundations of unification, which can no longer be based only on economic conditions. Methods: Analyse the contradictions in the integration method adopted so far by member states and the fallacious solutions proposed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Citizenship Education, Democratic Values
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Johnson, Kristin; Doerner, Jill K.; Malloy, Liam C. – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of a mixed format, experiential course on changes in Honors students' attitudes about various issues of inequality. Methodology: Students enrolled in the course (N = 75), taught during the 2016 Presidential election, were asked about their opinions on a variety of inequality topics using…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Experiential Learning, Student Attitudes, Honors Curriculum
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Jägerskog, Ann-Sofie; Davies, Peter; Lundholm, Cecilia – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: The aim of this study is to extend previous research on conceptions of price by highlighting variation in students' understanding of causality. It also aims to offer a new way of using 'dimensions of variation' in phenomenographic research to analyse the structure of conceptions of complex phenomena. Method: The study uses data from 94…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Knowledge Level, Etiology, Costs
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Mickovska-Raleva, Ana – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: The paper presents a review of the process of inclusion of 'civic education' as part of the formal education system in the Republic of Macedonia, from its beginnings as project activity in the late 1990's to its current implementation as a mandatory subject in the primary grades. Comparison is made between what was initially planned and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Citizen Participation, Foreign Countries
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Ziemes, Johanna F.; Hahn-Laudenberg, Katrin; Abs, Hermann J. – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
Purpose: The aim of this article is to analyse the concepts of national and European identities through a multidisciplinary lens and to examine empirically how schools develop those identities in adolescents. Method: The study employs data from the "International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2016." Correlation and regression…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Self Concept, Psychology, Civics
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Missira, Vassiliki – Journal of Social Science Education, 2019
The article intends to identify whether and to what extent the educational activities supported by the European action programmes of the Council of Europe (CoE), as well as the European Union (EU), contribute to the promotion of active European citizenship. Taking into consideration that an effort is taking place to actively involve citizens --…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Citizen Participation, Program Implementation, Foreign Countries
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