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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Bruno Losito, Gabriella Agrusti, Valeria Damiani, Wolfram Schulz
    Pages 1-5 Open Access
  3. Bruno Losito, Gabriella Agrusti, Valeria Damiani, Wolfram Schulz
    Pages 7-17 Open Access
  4. Bruno Losito, Gabriella Agrusti, Valeria Damiani, Wolfram Schulz
    Pages 19-31 Open Access
  5. Bruno Losito, Gabriella Agrusti, Valeria Damiani, Wolfram Schulz
    Pages 33-47 Open Access
  6. Bruno Losito, Gabriella Agrusti, Valeria Damiani, Wolfram Schulz
    Pages 49-52 Open Access
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 53-72

About this book

Introduction

The IEA’s International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) investigates the ways in which young people are prepared to undertake their roles as citizens in a range of countries in the second decade of the 21st century. ICCS 2016 is the second cycle of a study initiated in 2009.

This report from ICCS focuses on data collected in the 15 countries that participated in the study’s 2016 European regional questionnaire. It reveals lower secondary school students’ views on European identity, their perceptions of freedom of movement and immigration, and
their opinions of Europe and its future. It also, for the 12 European countries that participated in both ICCS 2009 and ICCS 2016, looks at changes across this time period, in young people’s perceptions of immigration and European identity. Comparison with the complete international
study will enable readers to review the extent to which region-specific perceptions are related to other factors, such as students’ level of civic knowledge and social or educational contexts. Over the past 50 years, the IEA has conducted comparative research studies in a range of
domains focusing on educational policies, practices, and outcomes in many countries around the world. The association conducted its first survey of civic education in 1971. The reliable comparative data collected by ICCS 2016 will allow education systems to evaluate the strengths of educational policies, both internationally and within a regional context, and to measure their progress toward achieving critical components of the United Nations’ 2030 agenda for sustainable development.

Keywords

Civic Education ICCS IEA Educational Achievement Civic knowledge Civics and citizenship Attitudes to civic life Engagement with civic life Civic and Citizenship Education Study ICCS 2016 Civic participation European identity Feelings of being European Perceptions of freedom Attitudes toward immigration Freedom of European citizens Perceptions of Europe and its future Open Access

Authors and affiliations

  • Bruno Losito
    • 1
  • Gabriella Agrusti
    • 2
  • Valeria Damiani
    • 3
  • Wolfram Schulz
    • 4
  1. 1.Laboratorio di Pedagogia SperimentaleUniversità degli studi Roma TreRomeItaly
  2. 2.Laboratorio di Pedagogia Sperimentale, Università degli studi Roma TreUniversità LUMSARomeItaly
  3. 3.Laboratorio di Pedagogia SperimentaleUniversità degli studi Roma TreRomeItaly
  4. 4.The Australian Council for Educational ResearchCamberwellAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-73960-1
  • Copyright Information International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) 2018
  • License CC BY-NC
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-73959-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-73960-1
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