Are there tensions in global citizenship education?

SEAS project partners Katrien Van Poeck and Eva Roelandt share their views and pose the urgent question in a new article about citizenship education.

Cover periodical global citizenship education hands with watering buckets. Illustration photo.

(Illustration photo: Markus Spiske/

“We believe that addressing real-world problems in education, and engaging students in the pursuit to tackle these, offers unique educative opportunities. Yet, realizing this potential does not happen automatically. It requires specific didactical work, specific forms of teaching“.

“Education as an instrument for societal change or as an end in itself? Moving beyond a dichotomist approach” is published in the “Global Citizenship Education” issued by Kruit/Annoncer La Couleur, the Belgian center of expertise in citizenship education.

Read the full article.

Published Mar. 2, 2021 2:46 PM - Last modified Mar. 2, 2021 2:53 PM