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Active citizenship and young people: opportunities, experiences and challenges in and beyond school - brief

The report sets out the findings from the second longitudinal survey and visits to 10 case-study schools.

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The citizenship education longitudinal study, conducted by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) on behalf of the Department for Education and Skills (DfES), looks to identify measure and evaluate the extent to which effective practice in citizenship education develops in schools.

The study began in 2001 and will conclude in 2009. The report sets out the findings from the second longitudinal survey and visits to ten case-study schools. This brief summarises the main report.

Includes:

  • introduction
  • key findings
  • background
  • potential for citizenship education as an active practice to take place in and beyond school
  • recognition and realisation of potential for active citizenship in practice
  • recommendations for policy makers at national and local level
  • recommendations for school leaders, coordinators and teachers
  • additional information