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  • Citizenship in the Primary School: Going Beyond Circle Time 

    Holden, Cathie (Routledge, 2003-09)
    Education for citizenship is now recommended for all primary schools. Whilst primary teachers have long covered social and moral education, they have been less likely to cover teaching about community and political literacy ...
  • Concerned citizens: children and the future 

    Holden, Cathie (SAGE Publications, 2006-11)
    Recent initiatives in England have promoted education for citizenship, including teaching about topical global issues, for both primary and secondary pupils. Little is known, however, of primary children’s interest in this ...
  • Contributing to the debate: the perspectives of children on gender, achievement and literacy 

    Holden, Cathie (This journal is supported by University of South Australia; The Centre for Research in Education, Equity and Work, 2002-07)
    There has been much debate about the underachievement of boys in the United Kingdom (UK), fuelled by continuing evidence that shows girls achieving better than boys in most exams, and boys continuing to dominate special ...
  • Educating for Europe: The knowledge and understanding of British children 

    Holden, Cathie (Routledge, 2004-03)
    Teacher educators from eight European countries undertook a collaborative study into children's understanding of their own national and European identity, their understanding of the geography and cultures of Europe and ...
  • 'Heaven help the teachers!' Parents' perspectives on the introduction of education for citizenship 

    Holden, Cathie (Routledge, 2004-11)
    Education for citizenship has the teaching of social and moral education, community involvement and political literacy at its core. Perhaps more than any other curriculum area, the influence of the home is significant, yet ...
  • Making global connections: The knowledge, understanding and motivation of trainee teachers 

    Holden, Cathie; Hicks, David (Elsevier, 2007-01)
    This article begins by noting some of the global concerns that young people have today and highlights the crucial role of global education in responding to such concerns. It then considers the importance of teacher training ...
  • Remembering the future: what do children think? 

    Hicks, David; Holden, Cathie (Routledge, 2007-09)
    This paper looks at the growing interest in exploring alternative futures and in particular at the need for a futures perspective in education. It looks at the ways in which educators are responding to this and at the ...