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Title: La place de l'éducation à la citoyenneté et des droits de la personne dans l'enseignement au Canada et en Ontario
Other Titles: The importance of citizenship education and human rights in education in Canada and Ontario
Authors: Paquin, M
Poirier, S

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Keywords: Citizenship
Human rights
Teaching
Pedagogy
Conceptualization
Education
Ontario
Canada
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Faculty of Education, Queen's University
Citation: Paquin, M. & S. Poirier. (2004). The importance of citizenship education and human rights in education in Canada and Ontario. Encounters on Education 5, 9-24.
Abstract: The article explores Canadian and Ontarian perspectives on citizenship education and shows how citizenship education contributes to student awareness of the various dimensions of citizenship and the rights of individuals. First, we trace the origin of citizenship education and its importance to a healthy Canadian society. Second, we review the literature on citizenship education in the context of Manitoban, Quebec, and Ontarian ministry guidelines for secondary citizenship education curricula. The article ends with recommendations for future research in the area.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1974/472
ISSN: 1494-4936
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