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Jeffers, Gerry and O'Connor, Una, eds. (2008) Education for citizenship and diversity in Irish contexts. 216 pp. Institute of Public Administration, Dublin. ISBN 978-1-904541-77-6 [Book (edited)]

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Abstract

How can children and young people be best educated to live as active citizens in the early years of the twenty first century? This is a key question at the heart of education for citizenship and diversity in Irish contexts. This collaborative enterprise brings together academics and practitioners from Ireland North and South, who explore recent and future developments in education for citizenship in a rapidly changing and increasingly diverse society. Curricular and out of school initiatives are explained and examined. Frameworks for greater inclusion of diverse learners are presented. The eighteen chapters include a blend of insights from pioneers in the field of citizenship education.

Item Type:Book (edited)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Education
Research Institutes and Groups:Institute for Research in Social Sciences
Institute for Research in Social Sciences > Education
ID Code:6318
Deposited By:Dr Una O'Connor Bones
Deposited On:13 Jan 2010 15:50
Last Modified:07 Jul 2011 16:46

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