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Three teachers explain how they promote democracy in their schools

Listen to Zeba, Noemia and Breo explaining how they promote democracy in their schools. And consider the following questions for discussion:

  • Who promotes democracy in each of the schools?
  • Are these teachers educating about, for or/and through democracy?
  • What of the six democratising practices are these teachers engaging with? (i.e. integration within subject areas, considering teaching and assessment methods, addressing the hidden curriculum, cross-curricular projects, democratic governance, working with the community)
  • Do you think the school is approaching the promotion of democracy in an integrated manner?
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Promoting Democracy in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Teachers

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