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Politics in Schools 'What exists' and 'What works'?
"Politics in schools - "what exists" and "what works"? a report authored by Dr. James Weinberg (Univerisity of Sheffield and PSA Trustee) that explores the current state of democratic education in UK schools and the impact that has on youth engagement in elections.
"To engage in political educaWion oU Wo µedXcaWe foU democUac\¶ iV Wo enter a broader sphere of contestation about not only how to teach politics but what exactly should be taught in the first place and why. On the ideological Left, citizenship or political education is conceived within broader structural arguments and social critiques, whilst the Right pushes forward a more personally responsible notion of citizenship or political education based on character."
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The report explores the findings of the EducateGE programme, a collaborative project between The Politics Project, The Association for Citizenship Teaching and Dr. James Weinberg to support schools and teachers to engage young people in the 2019 General Election.
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