Preparing to teach citizenship education - the experiences of student teachers

Una O'Connor, Alison Montgomery

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This presentation focuses on student and beginning teachers' engagement with the aims and objectives of citizenship education. Using the findings from two studies, it considers the challenges of preparing young people to become reflective citizens, empowered to engage with a wide range of issues concerning democracy, diversity and social justice.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
Number of pages10
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 31 Mar 2007
EventEuropean Conference on Educational Research - Ghent, Belgium
Duration: 31 Mar 2007 → …


ConferenceEuropean Conference on Educational Research
Period31/03/07 → …


  • citizenship
  • beginning teachers
  • engagement


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