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Citizenship education: challenges and innovations

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Dear EPALE colleagues,


In April we continued to explore the challenges faced by citizenship education and offer good practice examples and tips for practitioners.

Don’t forget to visit EPALE regularly for new content on citizenship education in May!

Stay tuned for our online event in May, where we will give the EPALE community the opportunity to share their good practice examples and successful projects from the area of citizenship education!


Blog posts

Timeout! A new method for civic dialogue (EN)

In this video interview Project Manager Janne Kareinen talks about a new method for civic dialogue and shares hands-on tips for dialogue organisers.

Sustainability needs new approaches to adult learning: a role for citizens’ assemblies (EN, FR)

Dr Stephen Martin looked at why our changing environment poses new challenges for how we find solutions to problems and how citizens’ assemblies may help us learn the answers.

Paradoxes in a language tester's life (EN)

Ina Ferbežar shared her experience with how the current language education system in Slovenia can be seen as an obstacle by migrants who want to become citizens.

Adult citizenship education in the UK: language competence and cultural identity (EN)

English teacher Qasir Shah reflected on the importance of language proficiency in migrants’ social integration.

The Power of One – A Voice (EN, CS, EL)

Adult and Community Educator Michael Kenny shared his views on the role of adult learning in making us environmentally responsible citizens.


News from around Europe


A lot happened in April in the adult learning sector across Europe:


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