In an age where the importance of citizenship education is becoming apparent to deal with the current threats to fundamental European values, many countries are implementing changes in their national policies.
The Eurydice brief Citizenship Education at School in Europe – 2017 presents some of the main findings of the November 2017 report, highlighting the differences between countries’ regulations and recommendations regarding citizenship education that can affect its implementation in schools.
The main themes include:
• What is citizenship education about?
• Curriculum organisation
• Learning citizenship in the classroom and beyond
• The assessment of citizenship education
• Training teachers and school heads