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Recent Publication of Educational Administrators' Perspectives of Democratic and Citizenship Education in the Western Canadian Province of Alberta

Hello everyone,

Here is a link to a recent article of mine published in the Journal of Contemporary Issues of Education:

Added by Jordan Long on April 3, 2019 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Two more articles from Norway!

It is with great pride I can report that we have published two more journal articles from Norway. The Norwegian project ("Demokrati i hverdagen") has focused mainly on teacher education. Please note that as Norwegian universities and most research are publicly funded, our publications are increasingly expected to be published in OpenAccess journals - in good democratic spirit!. So here we go:

  •  Eriksen, K. G. (2018).…

Added by Heidi Biseth on August 7, 2018 at 8:17am — No Comments

Finally some results from the Norwegian parts of the project!

In Norway the GDDRP survey has been tailored to teacher educators and pre-service and in-service teacher students. Due to several circumstances we have been delayed in the publishing process, but now the first article is out - and what an interesting topic! In the spirit of democracy, published open access: Democracy and science: Two side of the same coin?

Another article is…


Added by Heidi Biseth on June 12, 2018 at 6:37am — No Comments

Call for papers - Critical Perspectives on Democracy and Teacher Education

A Special Issue in Nordic Journal of Pedagogy and Critique is on its way. Deadline for submission of papers is October 1,2016. Expected publication is April 1, 2017.

Perhaps you are interested in submitting a paper? More info here: ;

Added by Heidi Biseth on August 9, 2016 at 3:50am — No Comments

Global Citizenship and Democracy

One of our researchers Janicke Heldal Stray recently appeared on Norwegian television presenting her work about Democracy and Learning. You can view it online here…


Added by David Zyngier on February 24, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

The great curriculum debate: how should we teach civics?

The great curriculum debate: how should we teach civics?

How much do students know about politics? Or perhaps a better question is: how much do they care?

Recent polling and studies have caused great consternation amongst commentators about an apparent declining interest in political debate amongst the young.…


Added by David Zyngier on August 31, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

Abstract from my research project in Iceland on the attitudes of teachers towards democracy in education.



What are the attitudes of teachers in primary schools

towards democracy in education

My dissertation is based on a study on attitudes of teachers in primary schools towards democracy in education. The research was inspired by the new National Curriculum Guide for Compulsory Schools and its emphasis on six new fundamental pillars of education. One of those pillars is Democracy and…


Added by Ingimar Waage on August 25, 2012 at 6:18pm — 3 Comments

encuesta universitarios (Prof. Traverso)

Added by María Delia Traverso on April 17, 2009 at 11:52pm — No Comments

Encuesta Estudiantes Magisterio. Traverso

Added by María Delia Traverso on March 31, 2009 at 11:14pm — No Comments

Greetings everyone!

As we start to get established in preparation for our first online live chat, could we ask folks to do a couple of things, if you have the time?

1) review the content on our website, especially the studies that have been conducted as well as some of the related research that is posted;

2) think about a possible study you might be able to undertake with students, teachers or faculty, and start to catalogue what types of support you might need (please note that we do not… Continue

Added by Paul R Carr on December 8, 2008 at 3:46am — No Comments


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