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Adams, Erin C. – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2019
This article examines the theoretical assumptions underlying K-12 economic curriculum and the consequences of this curriculum for citizenship education and democracy. Specifically, the article discusses scholarship related to the critique of neoclassic economic theory's role in influencing the "Voluntary National Content Standards in…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Citizenship Education, Democracy, Economics Education
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Lucey, Thomas A. – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2019
The purpose of this article is to examine an instrument designed to measure an individual's spiritual capital. Spiritual capital represents a relatively new concept that relates to one's relationship to financial resources such that he or she exhibits dispositions and behaviors toward justice-oriented environments. This study served to interpret…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Measures (Individuals), Social Justice, Business Administration Education
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Steel, Jill – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2019
Scotland is experiencing a period of radical educational transformation in the effort to raise attainment. Dearden argued for the promotion of autonomy in 1975 at another time of sweeping educational change. The principle of autonomy is firmly entrenched in Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence and seen as key to ensuring pupils develop a broad…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Standardized Tests, Personal Autonomy, Educational Change
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Cai, Liexu – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2019
Since the first Confucius Institute was set up by the Chinese government for the promotion of Chinese language and culture overseas in 2004, the development of Confucius Institutes has become exponentially increasing. Currently, there are 29 Confucius Institutes in the United Kingdom among over 500 Confucius Institutes abroad; meanwhile, the…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Asian Culture, Educational Cooperation, International Cooperation
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Zanzzi, Fabricio; Bernabé, Lorena; Fernández, Jair; Marquez-Pinoargote, Claudia – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2019
This research compared the economics curriculum of the economics undergraduate programs of the best universities in the world, and those of universities within a developing country (Ecuador), in order to show the basic formal differences and the common characteristics (intra-rankings and inter-rankings). The proposed comparison criteria were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Universities, Undergraduate Study
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De Beckker, Kenneth; Compen, Boukje; De Bock, Dirk; Schelfhout, Wouter – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2019
This study examines the capabilities of in-service secondary school teachers to provide financial education. Data were gathered from online surveys, which were spread among 300 teachers in the Flemish region of Belgium. We distinguish between perceived and actual capabilities. Our results reveal that only one third of teachers consider themselves…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Money Management, Foreign Countries
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Amagir, Aisa; Groot, Wim; Maassen van den Brink, Henriëtte; Wilschut, Arie – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2019
Using a framework for educational design research, this article reports and evaluates the (process of the) design of a financial education program. The program is designed for high school students in the prevocational track in the Netherlands. The aim of the program is to improve students' financial knowledge, attitudes, self-efficacy, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Design, Money Management, Vocational Education
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Amagir, Aisa; Groot, Wim; Maassen van den Brink, Henriëtte; Wilschut, Arie – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
In this systematic literature review, we evaluate the effectiveness of financial-literacy education programs and interventions for children and adolescents. Furthermore, the key characteristics of the design of a successful financial-education curriculum are described. The evidence shows that school-based financial-education programs can improve…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Money Management, Children, Adolescents
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Edling, Silvia; Mooney Simmie, Geraldine – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
How questions concerning democracy and emancipation thread through teacher education is currently under theorized and there is a paucity of cross-national studies examining the problem. In this study, we draw from a number of theoretical frameworks for their discursive positioning of democracy and emancipation in teacher education and what we are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Democracy, Documentation
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Happ, Roland; Förster, Manuel; Rüspeler, Ann-Katrin; Rothweiler, Jasmin – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
In recent years, the financial education of young adults has gained importance in Germany; however, very few valid test instruments to assess the knowledge and understanding of personal finance are suitable for use in Germany. In this article, we describe results of a survey in which experts in Germany in areas related to personal finance judged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Surveys, Expertise, Tests
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Qin, Lixia; Torres, Mario – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
Rapid social development and recent changes in views concerning childhood have urged a more holistic approach to measuring children's well-being, particularly in the domain of rights. In light of articulated provisions within the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, there is obvious interest in understanding more about how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, High School Students, Freedom of Speech
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Henning, Mary Beth; Johnston-Rodriguez, Sarah – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
Acquiring financial literacy presents many unique challenges for young adults with disabilities. Although financial literacy can and should be taught throughout the lifespan, this review examines the curriculum accessible to students with high incidence disabilities who are 14-21 years old, when they are planning for transition from secondary…
Descriptors: Money Management, Knowledge Level, Literacy, Young Adults
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Daniels, Stephen J. – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
Recently, doubt has been cast on the ability of Scottish education to meet relevant Human Rights requirements relating to education. This article will outline both a means of clarification for international requirements for Human Rights Education, and an analysis of documentation outlining Scottish educational policy for compatibility with these…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Civil Rights, Educational Policy
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Harrell-Levy, Marinda K. – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
Discourse on youth development has only begun to explore how Black youth experience courses intended to result in their sociopolitical development. The present study examined the link between pedagogical experience in a culturally relevant class and sociopolitical involvement and tested the mediating role of sociopolitical efficacy.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, African American Students, Catholic Schools, Alumni
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Zvulun, Jacky Yaakov; Harel, Yigal – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2018
Developed countries are recently experiencing an unprecedented decrease of political participation involvement among young people. While there is robust evidence that education increases civic and political participation in developed democracies, it has been argued that there is no clear correlation between education and increase of political…
Descriptors: Elections, Civics, Teaching Methods, Politics
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