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Citizenship Education in Secondary Schools in England

  title={Citizenship Education in Secondary Schools in England},
  author={D. Burton},
Since the introduction of ‘citizenship’ or ‘citizenship education’ (CE) into English schools, its purpose has been widely debated. Is it a subject to be taught, so that citizens learn about our democratic political processes, perhaps as a means of instilling commitment to their nation? Is it a form of training in society’s values, and cultural ethos? Is it an opportunity for community involvement and endeavour? Is it about learning how to be a good or active citizen? These questions persist… Expand
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