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QUELQUES REPERES POUR LA REALISATION DE L’EDUCATION POUR UNE CITOYENNETE DEMOCRATIQUE DANS L’ECOLE
SOME BENCHMARKS FOR THE CREATION OF EDUCATION FOR DEMOCRATIC CITIZENSHIP IN SCHOOL

Author(s): Ion Albulescu, Mirela Albulescu
Subject(s): Psychology
Published by: Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai

Summary/Abstract: The social, political and economical changes happened in modern world who give a new perspective for education among the form of individuals for democratically citizenship is relevant. The being of democratic institutions and the specific legal percepts form a necessary condition, but not an enough one to make democracy work. Beside this, it is necessarily even a democracy culture, competences and attitude waiting from citizens, which cannot be reach unless education. In this article named „Some references in accomplishment education for democratic citizenship in school”, we were looking to bring some elucidation about how to achieve education for democratic citizenship in school, about the goal to pursue and in this content how to attempt activities. The tasks that education assume for democratic citizenship are very complex and converge in forming a citizen knowledgeable about political institutions, about precepts and democratic values, about changes and social alternative, sensitive to global and community problems whom belongs, active and responsible. The vocation of education for democratic citizenship is to form individuals as much as in quality of state’s citizens whom belongs or to some supranational structure, as European Union, as member of different social groups, as in a quality of unique and dignified human being who respect herself and other people.

  • Issue Year: 52/2007
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 127-135
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: French