700 Reasons: Reason #236

Reason: 236
At A-level [in a foreign language] the syllabus is awash with thorny political issues, including: social issues; the environment; law and order; politics The study of such issues provides opportunities for developing two of the three main aspects of Citizenship as defined in the National Curriculum, namely 'social and moral responsibility' and 'political literacy'
Starkey, H. (2002) 'Citizenship, human rights and intercultural education' in Swarbrick, A. (ed) Teaching Modern Foreign Languages in Secondary Schools (London: Routledge Falmer, The Open University), pp. 95-111
Related Keywords:
Citizenship, Personal and social development, Qualifications, Related subjects, Secondary sector