School-community-university partnerships for a sustainable democracy: Education for democratic citizenship in Europe and the United States of America (2010)
Chapter 1 - The need for a more sustainable democracy
1.1. Why should we be concerned about citizenship?
1.2. What does the European concept of "education for democratic citizenship" have to offer?
1.3. How does this compare with the American concept of "civic engagement"?
Chapter 2 - School-community-university partnerships
2.1. What are EDC partnerships?
2.2. Why school-community-university partnering?
2.3. What makes a partnership an EDC one?
2.4. What makes an EDC partnership a successful one?
Chapter 3 - Making school-community-university partnerships work
3.1. How are EDC partnerships built?
3.2. What are the challenges to EDC partnerships and how can they be met?
Chapter 4 - School-community-university partnerships in practice
Case study 1 -Refugee Support Network, Leeds, England
Case study 2 - University-assisted community schools, Pennsylvania, US
Appendix I - Education for democratic citizenship (EDC) - a definition
Appendix II - EDC Partnerships - recommendations of the 2008 Forum
Appendix III - The Council of Europe and Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education project
Appendix IV -A sample of Council of Europe resource materials
Appendix V - Author biographies
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