Active Citizenship in Schools: A Good-practice Guide to Developing a Whole-school Policy

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John Potter
Kogan Page, 2002 - Education - 314 pages
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Community Service Volunteers is known nationally for its high profile citizenship and community learning schemes, including the Barclays New Futures project, National Tutoring scheme and the Millennium Awards. In addition, CSV Education for Citizenship provides a full support and consultancy service for assisting with the development of citizenship and community links by schools, education authorities, organisations and government. This book is based directly on this experience, and will carry their successful and tested approaches across the education sector.

Providing the support needed for schools and other groups to develop citizenship and community learning links as an active part of their curriculum, this book offers point-by-point advice for school leaders and managers backed up by an unrivalled range of national case studies and experiences. Using in-depth analysis, it covers:

* peer learning
* community service
* environmental work.

Furthermore, this book looks at intergenerational projects and initiatives to develop communities and schools through the arts, sciences and sports.

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John Potter is Director of CSV Education for Citizenship, responsible for the full range of CSVs activities in the education field. In addition, the book includes a wide range of contributions from his colleagues across CSV who are working in this field.

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