Moral education and character education : their relationship and roles in citizenship education

@inproceedings{Altho2014MoralEA,
  title={Moral education and character education : their relationship and roles in citizenship education},
  author={Wolfgang Altho and Marvin W. Berkowitz},
  year={2014}
}
  • Wolfgang Altho, Marvin W. Berkowitz
  • Published 2014
Any democratic society must concern itself with the socialization of its citizens. This begins in childhood, and schools are critical to this process. The interrelations and roles of educating for character (character education, moral education) and educating for citizenship (citizenship education, civic education) are explored, largely in a North American context. It is argued that citizenship education necessarily entails character and moral formation, but this integration is hindered by… CONTINUE READING

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