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Joseph, Bianca Monique; Carolissen, Ronelle – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
Research suggests that the desire to help others (value) and learning interpersonal skills (understanding) are core reasons for student volunteerism. Interpretations of such reports often minimise the role of contextual factors in shaping volunteer motives. This study considers the policy and institutional contexts that advocate for community…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Volunteers, Student Motivation, Context Effect
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Knowles, Ryan T. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
What ideological views toward citizenship education do teachers possess? Does a teacher's Civic Education Ideology relate to how and what they teach? This study addresses these questions by developing a psychometric scale measuring teachers' level of conservative, liberal, and critical Civic Education Ideology in one Midwestern state in the United…
Descriptors: Ideology, Civics, Citizenship Education, Test Construction
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Karareba, Gilbert; Baillie, Caroline – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
We argue for the need for and provide an example of a new form of community-based engineering education in Rwanda. We draw on Bourdieu's theories of field and habitus to frame the arguments for an alternative to the current dominant engineering education model. The proposed community engineering education programme has three key facets including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Theory, Critical Thinking, Teaching Methods
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Kingsbury, Ian – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
The United States has one of the lowest election turnout rates in the developed world. Consequently, social scientists are perpetually seeking to expand upon their knowledge of what factors are associated with voting, or the lack thereof. Commonly identified factors including age, income, race, and educational attainment have been studied…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Outcomes of Education, Voting, Political Affiliation
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Noh, Jae-Eun – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
In an era of globalization, social demands for fostering global citizenship are increasing. Global citizens are those who have a critical understanding of interconnectedness, share values of responsibility, have respect for differences, and commit themselves to action. Global citizenship education has recently emerged as a prominent issue in…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Citizenship Education, Teaching Methods, Global Approach
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Reichenberg, Monica; Berhanu, Girma – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
The Scandinavian countries currently face their largest ever wave of immigration. The immigration wave increases the need for immigrants to learn the host language to be able to participate in work life and become a citizen of the host country. Yet, the language training programmes -- 'Swedish for Immigrants' in Sweden have come under great…
Descriptors: Barriers, Second Language Learning, Immigrants, Second Language Programs
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Nouri, Ali; Karimi, Yousef – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
A phenomenological study was conducted to obtain an understanding of the meaning of educational justice for street-working children in Tehran, Iran. The data were obtained through observation and semi-structured interview from 22 children aged between 5 and 15 years old (13 male and 9 female) who were selected based on their cooperation through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Social Justice, Equal Education
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Hopkins, Neil; Coster, Will – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
This article analyses the concept of political literacy (as introduced in the 1998 Crick Report) in relation to Citizenship in the English National Curriculum. It argues that political literacy has not been sufficiently emphasised or facilitated within this foundation subject and that the concept is particularly important for students at a time of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Knowledge Level, Literacy
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Hooker, Steven D. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
The purpose of this study was to determine how gay and lesbian teachers who are out or closeted form and maintain relationships with members of their school community. A total of 11 gay and lesbian public and Catholic school educators from rural, suburban, and urban schools were interviewed. Each of these educators negotiated their sexual…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Minority Group Teachers, Catholic Schools, Public Schools
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Pontes, Ana Isabel; Henn, Matt; Griffiths, Mark D. – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
Over the past two decades, there has been a wide-ranging debate about the impact of citizenship education on young people's political engagement and participation across Britain. Using data from a survey of 1025 young people aged 18 years at the time of the 2010 General Election, we examined the impact that studying for a formal qualification in…
Descriptors: Youth, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Political Attitudes
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Muff, Aline; Bekerman, Zvi – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
This article focuses on the role of the civics teacher against the backdrop of the recent political developments in Israel, where the political elite increasingly seeks to underpin citizenship education with a national-religious ideology. As in previous work on this topic by other academics, we draw on Gramsci's work on cultural hegemony to locate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civics, Citizenship Education, Cultural Influences
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Ghosn-Chelala, Maria – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
Digital citizenship is broadly viewed as the ability to participate effectively in online communities. Since information and communications technology is pivotal to societal participation and development, the role of digital citizenship is significant. Formalizations guiding learning and practice for digital citizenship foster ideals and concepts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship, Technology Uses in Education, Information Technology
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Erlich, Rakefet Ron; Gindi, Shahar – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
Conducting discussions on controversial political issues is an important vehicle to promote students' democratic values and critical thinking in schools. This schoolwide task cuts across all disciplines and different subject matter. Israeli civics and social studies teachers are often required to touch upon such issues and manage the situations…
Descriptors: Civics, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Discussion (Teaching Technique), Social Studies
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Estelles, Marta; Romero, Jesús – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
Current curricula, which organize initial teacher education programs, include, among their stated purposes, preparing teachers to help their future students to grow as global, participatory, and ethically engaged citizens. However, we know little about how teacher educators prepare their students to be citizens. This article analyses how a group…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators
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Andersson, Erik – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2019
School democracy in terms of formal student participation is often expressed through different types of councils. This requires that these forms of political participation function democratically. The article contributes knowledge about the school as a public space and the democratic experiences gained through formal student participation in class…
Descriptors: Democracy, Student Participation, Student Government, Citizenship Education
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