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Правата на човека в обучението по история и цивилизации в VІІІ клас
Human Rights in the Teaching of History and Civilizations in 8th Grade

Author(s): Georgi Yakimov
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, History, Social Sciences, Education, Civil Society, Sociology, Diplomatic history, Economic history, History of ideas, Political history, Social history, Modern Age, School education, Vocational Education, History of Education, State/Government and Education, Economic development, Environmental interactions, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: history education in schools; human rights education; civic education

Summary/Abstract: This article aims to clarify the role of the textbooks in History and Civilizations in 8th grade for mastering the knowledge and forming of concepts by the school students in the field of human rights. By studying the modern era, they get to know the ideas and efforts of society for the enforcement of these rights. The article examines, compares and analyzes the current textbooks at the beginning of the high school education. The good examples of lessons, exercises and practical activities in the textbooks that pay the most attention to the problem of human rights are given. Having an idea of them is an important part of the modern civic culture of young people. Knowledge of the struggles for human rights and their evolution is a part of the civic education of the school students and the basis for their active involvement in a democratic civil society.

  • Issue Year: 29/2021
  • Issue No: 5
  • Page Range: 510-521
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Bulgarian