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Crisis in teaching citizenship

In an earlier post, I drew attention to the problems faced in secondary schools in teaching citizenship.  I quoted from the report of the Select Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement, The Ties that Bind: Citizenship and Civic Engagement in … Continue reading

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The importance of citizenship education

Each session, the House of Lords appoints four ad hoc select committees to undertake inquiries on specific topics.  In the first part of the current two-year session, one has been on citizenship and civic engagement.  Its report, The Ties that Bind: … Continue reading

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Promoting citizenship education

I spoke in a debate on Thursday on a citizenship programme in schools.  You can read the speech here.  I have long been an advocate of citizenship teaching in schools and was very pleased when it was made part of … Continue reading

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