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August 2012 Blog Posts (2)

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.…

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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.

 

Abstract

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…

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

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