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Active Citizenship In Schools

Author : John Potter
ISBN : 9781135726683
Genre : Education
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Community Service Volunteers is known nationally for its high profile citizenship and community learning schemes, including the Barclays New Futures project, National Tutoring scheme and the Millennium Awards. In addition, CSV Education for Citizenship provides a full support and consultancy service for assisting with the development of citizenship and community links by schools, education authorities, organisations and government. This book is based directly on this experience, and will carry their successful and tested approaches across the education sector. Providing the support needed for schools and other groups to develop citizenship and community learning links as an active part of their curriculum, this book offers point-by-point advice for school leaders and managers backed up by an unrivalled range of national case studies and experiences. Using in-depth analysis, it covers: * peer learning * community service * environmental work. Furthermore, this book looks at intergenerational projects and initiatives to develop communities and schools through the arts, sciences and sports.

A Practical Guide To Teaching Citizenship In The Secondary School

Author : Liam Gearon
ISBN : 9781134210114
Genre : Education
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Ideal for students and NQTs, this practical and accessible workbook is designed to develop basic teaching skills, and increase teachers’ knowledge and understanding of teaching citizenship. Filled with practical activities and materials to encourage users to analyze their own learning and performance and underpinned with research findings, this personal workbook can be written in directly to provide a useful record of progress. It also includes case studies, examples of current good practice and a range of tried-and-tested strategies for inspiration and guidance. Complementing Learning to Teach Citizenship in the Secondary School, this workbook can be used as part of an integrated course or independently as a standalone self-study book.

World Class Curriculum

Author : Joanna Le Métais
ISBN : 1416601414
Genre : Curriculum change
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Political And Citizenship Education

Author : Stephanie Wilde
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123565132
Genre : Education
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This volume examines both concepts and realities of citizenship education from various international and research perspectives. It is divided into two main sections. The first group of chapters are all by researchers closely associated with the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) study into citizenship education and focus on the findings reported in the study as well as on the processes of the study itself and the indications for the future. The second group of chapters report on research projects and complement the insights of the first group of chapters. Whereas Part One involves broadly quantitative empirical data, Part Two features chapters with a more qualitative approach. The chapters have a broad geographical range, including the USA, the United Kingdom, Australia, Hong Kong, the Czech Republic and Germany. They also report on a variety of different data sets, use different research approaches, and include findings from the large-scale IEA study as well as a personal account of a research network and two qualitative studies.

Just Schools

Author : Belinda Hopkins
ISBN : 9781843101321
Genre : Education
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Annotation. "Restorative justice is a dynamic and innovative way of dealing with conflict in schools, promoting understanding and healing over assigning blame or dispensing punishment. It can improve the quality of school life not only through conflict resolution, but"

Citizenship Education Identity And Nationhood

Author : Dean Garratt
ISBN : 0826498191
Genre : Education
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Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, citizenship education has been revived as a theoretical discourse and focus for pedagogical enquiry, with specific concern for practice in schools. These have taken particular directions where citizenship has sometimes appeared as a statutory subject and at others as a cross-curricular theme, both ways generating ideas and contestations, as well as prescriptions for classroom practitioners. Such philosophical and pedagogical momentum has occurred at a time of unprecedented global change, accompanied by an ongoing struggle to conceptualize citizenship in a manner that is inclusive and acceptable to all, and yet which is also capable of embracing a spirit of critical inquiry. This book gives a level of discourse that is central to scholars of education, including advanced undergraduate students and research specialists, whilst not precluding interest from critically inquisitive classroom practitioners. This is achieved by developing a series of entry points to themes that presently articulate with the statutory order for citizenship education: human rights, politics of identity, race, ethnicity, social justice, monarchy and subject-hood, and the challenge of global inter-dependence. The book also raises critical issues that articulate with notions of identity and self and other, and which underpin key debates of the themes for contemporary citizenship.

Cross Curricular Learning 3 14

Author : Jonathan Barnes
ISBN : PSU:000060663252
Genre : Education
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This book demonstrates planning and assessing cross-curricular instruction to ensure that all curriculum areas are covered and provides examples of what it looks like in the classroom.

Promoting Emotional And Social Development In Schools

Author : Simon Blake
ISBN : 9781446234709
Genre : Education
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The social and emotional needs of children have become increasingly important to educators in recent years, as the impact they have on improving behaviour and promoting inclusion has become evident. Written in an accessible style for busy practitioners, this book gives advice on creating an emotionally and socially 'healthy' school. The book: - shows why schools should promote emotional and social development - includes practical ideas & activities for those working in primary & secondary schools - uses a range of case studies to illustrate the impact of good practice - includes INSET / personal review materials, and audit tools

Citizenship Education

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Education and Skills Committee
ISBN : 9780215032782
Genre : Citizenship
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In light of the recommendations of the Crick report on citizenship education ('Education for citizenship and the teaching of democracy' which can be downloaded at published in September 1998, the subject was introduced into the school curriculum in 2002, on a compulsory basis for secondary schools and as part of the non-statutory framework for primary schools. The Committee's report assesses the progress made during the last four years to deliver quality citizenship programmes and examines the barriers that exist to its successful implementation. It finds that, when well done, citizenship education motivates and inspires young people, but the quality and extent of these programmes are still inconsistent across the country. This patchiness needs to be tackled head-on, and progress accelerated, requiring strong support from the DfES and Ministers as well as action from those on the ground. The Committee welcomes the Government's decision to accept the recommendations of the report by Sir Keith Ajegbo which highlighted the need for citizenship curriculum to have a closer focus on issues of identity, diversity and belonging. More can be done to disseminate between settings good practice information about approaches that are working in other institutions, particularly in relation to 'whole-school' (or college) approaches that develop opportunities for active citizenship, although it is essential that programmes are locally-owned and relevant to the particular context. The development of the workforce is also important to the success of citizenship education, and although the expansion of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) citizenship certificate programme is welcome, more resources are needed to develop capacity in initial teacher training places for citizenship education.

Ace Bulletin

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105016728748
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