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Active citizenship education in French everyday school life: issues and challenges

Author(s) Condette, S.  
Publisher London: CiCe  
Year 2011  
Editor P. Cunningham & N. Fretwell, Europe's Future: Citizenship in a Changing World  
Age group -  
This paper focuses on the implementation of citizenship education in French secondary schools. It analyses the brakes and levers that limit or encourage pupils’ active participation to school life. It also shows what is at stake with the development of citizenship at school in terms of social construction and promotion of democracy. Keywords: school democracy; citizenship education; participation; cross curriculum

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