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International Conference on Education and Democratic Citizenship (ICEDC)

Developing and sustaining a research programme in the interdisciplinary fields of citizenship, education and democracy

Aims

  • Facilitate research programmes in the interdisciplinary fields of citizenship, education and democracy including education for democratic citizenship and human rights education (EDC / HRE) and children’s rights in education addressing national, European and international levels across all phases of education (early years, compulsory, post-compulsory, higher, adult, initial and continuing teacher education).
  • Organise an annual research based conference and offer seminars, colloquia and lectures to develop scholarly exchange.
  • Encourage participation of graduate and doctoral students in initiating and organising the ICEDC programme.
  • Support conference and ICEDC participants to publish their research in academic and professional journals.
  • Undertake such other activities as are compatible with promoting the ethos and the realisation of democracy and human rights.
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