Quality and Citizenship: Policy and Practice (education)

Policy and Citizenship: Assignment

Showing awareness of the changing nature of citizenship in the post-welfare, free-market state and referring to the Crick Report and its supporting curricular materials, choose one of the following to answer in 2,000  2,5000 words:


1. Is world citizenship compatible with the Crick Report s version of citizenship?

2. Second class citizenship arises from social exclusion. Analyse in relation to race, gender or class.

3. Contrast citizenship education and consumer education.

4.  Citizenship is a discrete area of the curriculum and should not be taught within PSHE beyond the primary phase of education. Do you agree?

5. How much can citizenship education as recommended by Crick s Report and its supporting curricular materials contribute to the teaching of moral values in primary and/or secondary schools?

6. How would you teach citizenship in primary school?
Discuss in relation to Crick s Report and its supporting curricular materials for Key Stages 1  2.

7. How would you teach citizenship in secondary school?
Discuss in relation to Crick s Report and its supporting curricular materials for Key Stages 3  4.

8. Is citizenship a gendered notion?

9. How realistic is the idea of creating or sustaining a participatory democracy through the teaching of citizenship in schools?

10. Discuss citizenship in relation to children s rights, particularly for pupils with learning difficulties and disabilities.