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Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School: A by Liam Gearon

By Liam Gearon

Studying to educate Citizenship within the Secondary university comprises historical past details, projects, actions, key web pages, dialogue issues and learn questions for college kids and lecturers seeking to brush up on their wisdom. It specializes in the best way to train such elements of contemporary existence as govt, democracy, legislations, human rights, social justice, sustainable improvement and the surroundings.

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Are all teachers to be involved, or will it be the responsibility of designated specialist teachers? How can parents, governors, community representatives and support organisations best be involved, perhaps in partnership with schools? Resourcing. How is citizenship education to be resourced? Teachers need assistance in terms of training, resources and time to get to grips with citizenship, but how is this going to be provided? Who is going to meet the particular training needs of pupils and newly qualified teachers?

Slough: NFER. , Blenkinsop, S. and Schagen, I. (2002) What Citizenship and Education Mean to 14-Year Olds: England’s Results from the IEA Citizenship Education Study. London: DFES/NFER. Kymlicka, W. (1995) Multicultural Citizenship. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Lave, J. and Wenger, E. (1991) Situated Learning: Legitimate Peripheral Participation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Learning and Teaching Scotland (2000) Education for Citizenship in Scotland: A Paper for Discussion and Consultation.

Fenschede: CIDREE/SLO. , Blenkinsop, S. and Schagen, I. (2002) England’s Results from the IEA International Citizenship Educational Study: What Citizenship and Education Mean to 14-Year-Olds. London: DfES. uk. uk) Standards for which this chapter is of relevance include: 1. 2. 3] INTRODUCTION This chapter tells the story of how citizenship came into the secondary school curriculum in England, and considers some of the issues involved. This story cannot, however, be separated from the consideration given to personal, social and health education (PSHE) at the same time.

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