"Giving young people the skills to make a difference"


Is Citizenship Education itself promoting an idea of "Us" and "Them"? Audrey Osler from Buskerud and Vestfold University College in Norway raises this question and claims: We need Citizenship Education that gives people the skills to make the difference. And to understand the crisis we are facing.

 

It's US who are hard to reach!


As part of the NECE Focus-Group "Hard-to-reach learners", Michalis Kakos from Leeds Beckett University discussed in his workshop theoretical reflections of othering and the identity construction of young Europeans. Democracy needs inclusion and inclusion needs a Citizenship Education that reaches all citizens, he claims in our interview.