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Teaching Politics

Teaching Politics Main Subject Group: Table of contents

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Illustrated Overview of the Teaching Politics Main Subject Group

Our definition of politics

The fundamentals of political system theory 
The three dimensions of politics 
The policy cycle as a life-cycle model of the political process 

Our understanding of education - "Learning: The Treasure Within"

The four educational pillars (life-long learning) 
The tasks of education 
The objectives of education 
The challenges for education in the the 21st century

Basic Course 1: Introduction / creating a teaching unit for political education

The fundamentals of political education

Objectives and tasks of political education 
What to take into account when planning political education lessons 
The challenges involved with political education 
Democracy education taken from the UNESCO report on education for the 21st century

Basic Course 2: Getting acquainted with the subject (step 1)

Basic Course 3: Choosing the teaching perspective (step 2)

Basic Course 4: Formulating the theme (step 3)

Basic Course 5: Planning the course of lessons (step 4)

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SubjectsHuman Rights  I  Examples  I  Democracy  I  Parties  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.