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... the English-language version of the international UNESCO education server D@dalos dedicated to civic and peace education!

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SUBJECTS
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Human Rights: What are human rights? How did they develop? How can they help me? Who is responsible for their monitoring? Why do we need children's rights? What does apartheid mean? What does Amnesty International do?
 

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Examples: Information on the following important human examples past and present: Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Desmond Tutu, Rigoberta Menchú, Betty Williams and Mairead Corrigan, Yitzhak Rabin, Mother Theresa - quotes, speeches and texts from and about these shining examples. 
 

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Democracy: What does democracy actually mean? How did it develop? What shape and forms does democracy take? When is a state democratic? What is the job of the opposition? What makes up a constitutional state? What problems are faced by a democratic state? Who was John Locke?
 

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Political Parties: What is a party? What type of parties exist? What functions do parties perform? What are the characteristics of a party system? Why are US parties weak and British parties strong? What are the problems faced by party-political democracies?
 

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European Union: completely revised and updated version: What is the European Union? History of European integration; institutions in the EU multi-level system; challenges: enlargement and reform.
 

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United Nations: What are the tasks and aims of the United Nations? How did the United Nations develop? How is the United Nations structured? What does the United Nations System look like? Which problems is the United Nations confronted with?
 

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Globalisation: What is globalisation? What are dimensions and causes of globalisation? Resulting problems and solution strategies (global governance).
 

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Sustainability: What does sustainability mean? How do I act sustainably? How does a Local Agenda 21 function? How can we protect the climate? What problems are encountered on the road to sustainable development?
 

METHODS

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Teaching Politics: What are tasks and objectives of political education? How to plan and prepare lessons? How to choose a teaching perspective?
 

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Peace Education: What is peace education? What is meant by peace? How to deal with conflict in a constructive way? What has fair play to do with peace education?
 

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Methods for Teaching Politics: Didactic principles; fundamental and activating methods for lessons in politics; democracy at school.
 


 

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SubjectsHuman Rights  I  Democracy  I  Parties  I  Examples  I  Europe  I  Globalisation  I  United Nations  I  Sustainability

Methods:    Teaching Politics    II    Peace Education    II    Methods

        


 

This online service on the subject of political education was developed by agora-wissen, the Stuttgart-based Gesellschaft für Wissensvermittlung über neue Medien und politische Bildung (GbR) (Partnership for the Exchange of Information Using New Media and Political Education). Please contact us with your questions or comments. Translation from German into English by twigg's Übersetzung deutsch-englisch.