Teaching for citizenship in Lebanon: Teachers talk about the civics classroom
TATE Volume 28, Number 3, ISSN 0742-051X Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
National and Civic Education is a program of study compulsory across all grade levels in Lebanon aimed at promoting social cohesion and active citizenship. A sample of 19 civics teachers in Lebanon across four of the six governorates participated in semi-structured interviews. The conversations delved into their conceptions of citizenship and citizenship education and their reflections of classroom teaching experiences. Their responses revealed complex inter-relations among nationalist conceptions of citizenship, pedagogies of rote learning, emotional repercussions from controversial topics and limited opportunities to think critically and engage in dialogue in the classroom.
Akar, B. (2012). Teaching for citizenship in Lebanon: Teachers talk about the civics classroom. Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 28(3), 470-480. Elsevier Ltd.
- center for educational research and development
- Citizenship Education
- classroom teaching
- council for development and reconstruction
- ministry of education and higher education
- qualifications and curriculum authority
- united nations development program