|Author(s)||Rone, S., Liduma, A.|
|Editor||A. Ross, Citizenship Education: Europe and the World|
This article discusses the development of citizenship in the educational system of Latvia within the European context. It discusses the theoretical motivation of cognitions about the development of pre-school and school age children in the aspect of citizenship in the educational system. The analysis of the contents and the social, national and emotional components for balanced development at pre-school and at school are based on the development of the child. Aspects of the development of citizenship for children in the pre-school and at the schools of Latvia are analysed. Citizenship education is an essential development in the educational system. Celebrations in minority schools are emphasized as one form of citizenship integration, which is the guarantee to promote the understanding of development.