London Metropolitan University Research Institutes

Teacher education for citizenship in Europe, a common module

Author(s) Dave Edye and Graham Copp  
Publisher CiCe Publications  
Year 2000  
Editor Alistair Ross, Curricula for Citizenship in Europe  
Language English  
Age group -  
Comments: The process of European Integration often seems to advance inexorably without any real participation from the European demos and appears as a distant project to most European citizens (Chryssochoou 1998:70). The process of this predominantly elite-driven and exclusive project was subject to severe scrutiny and opposition during the national debates surrounding the ratification of the Maastricht Treaty. Even though the treaty introduced for the first time a category of European citizen (Article 8), for most Europeans it meant and continues to mean very little.

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