What was taught in your history lessons and how was it taught? Is history used or abused to shape who we are?
Most civics education today at best educates young people to be voters, not to participate in a democracy. Considering today's enormous disruptions and challenges, educating children to be ‘good voters’ is no longer a reasonable answer.
The way we choose to do things in the classroom today has a direct impact on the world of tomorrow.
Teachers have been both cited as crucial to the success of any educational system but at the same time criticised, and occasionally vilified, for the failings of current educational standards. Where does the profession stand?