Patriotism in British schools: Teachers' and students' perspectives

M. Hand, J. Pearce

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    Because there are good arguments both for and against loving one's country, patriotism should be taught as a controversial issue in schools. But is this pedagogical approach practically viable in the British educational context? Here we report on a small-scale survey of teachers and students in secondary schools and show that their perspectives and practices are highly compatible with our recommended approach.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)405-418
    Number of pages14
    JournalEducational Studies
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2011


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