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Involvement in the Democratic Life in Europe: A Study on Views and Vision of Youth in Latvia

Published Online: 14 Jun 2022
Volume & Issue: Volume 13 (2022) - Issue 1 (June 2022)
Page range: 154 - 165
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
2255-7547
First Published
14 Jun 2012
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2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

Currently, the educational system in Latvia is undergoing a transition from a traditional to a competence-based curriculum where civic education plays an important place in pupils’ holistic development. In the context of strengthening civic education, it is important to gain experience in practising citizenship in order to promote the active participation and co-responsibility of young people in social and political processes in the country and beyond. The study focuses on the factors that influence the formation of young Latvian people’s civic identity and the role of formal education and their teachers in this process in a broader sustainability context.

The article reflects the results of a study about Latvian youngsters’ involvement in political activities, their attitude and interest about political events in Latvia and the European Union.

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