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Creating citizenship communities

Hampden-Thompson, Gillian; Davies, Ian; Sundraram, Vanita; Breslin, Tony; Bramley, George; Thorpe, Tony


Ian Davies

Vanita Sundraram

Tony Breslin

George Bramley

Tony Thorpe


The project ?Creating Citizenship Communities? is funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and is being conducted by a partnership team from the Department of Education, University of York and the National Foundation for Educational Research. This article describes the project design and draws attention to issues emerging from data analysis. An indication is given of the actions to be taken with professionals and young people in light of the project findings. An argument is made for the need to co-ordinate work in schools by developing stronger liaison between citizenship education teachers and those responsible for whole school initiatives to promote community engagement; and helping teachers to build on young people?s existing knowledge and expertise in community matters to help them understand and act more effectively in society


Hampden-Thompson, G., Davies, I., Sundraram, V., Breslin, T., Bramley, G., & Thorpe, T. (2012). Creating citizenship communities. Journal of social science education (Internet), 11, 108--119.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2012
Deposit Date Sep 11, 2023
Journal Journal of Social Science Education
Print ISSN 1611-9665
Publisher sowi-online
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 11
Pages 108--119
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