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Education about/for/through democracy

Lead academics introduce different approaches to promoting democracy in the classroom.

Listen one of the lead educators of this course, Edda Sant, introducing different approaches to the promotion of democracy in schools. Edda discusses the differences between education about, education for and education through democracy.


Sant, E. Democratic education: A theoretical review (2006–2017). Review of Educational Research. 2019 [cited 23 September 2021]; 89(5), 655-696. Available from:

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Promoting Democracy in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Teachers

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