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Prospects Of Civic Education In Teaching And Teacher Training: The Experience Of Hungary

Author(s) Ákos Gocsál  
Publisher CiCe Publications  
Year 1999  
Editor Alistair Ross, Young Citizens in Europe  
Language English  
Age group -  
Comments: The new National Curriculum of Hungary, introduced in 1998, provides quite a flexible framework for teaching the various subjects, including those related to civic education. However, the teacher training programs have not been changed accordingly, so one might ask: who should teach the new fields of knowledge? In the paper a working model of teacher training, preparing students for teaching civic skills and knowledge, will be proposed and several related issues will be discussed.

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