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Preparing to teach citizenship education - the experiences of student teachers

O'Connor, Una and Montgomery, Alison (2007) Preparing to teach citizenship education - the experiences of student teachers. In: European Conference on Educational Research, Ghent, Belgium. European Conference on Educational Research. 10 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

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.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Lecture)
Keywords:citizenship, beginning teachers, engagement
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
Faculty of Social Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Education
Institute for Research in Social Sciences
ID Code:37635
Deposited By: Dr Una O'Connor Bones
Deposited On:27 Apr 2017 21:27
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:29

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