The Geographies of Citizenship Education

Lead Research Organisation: Open University
Department Name: Geography


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Jessica Pykett (author) (1900) Personalisation and de-schooling

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Pykett J (2010) Learning to be Global Citizens: The Rationalities of Fair-Trade Education in Environment and Planning D: Society and Space

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Pykett J (2010) Framing the Good Citizen in The British Journal of Politics and International Relations

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Pykett, J (2012) Governing Through Pedagogy

Description I have developed a new perspective and theorisations of the relationship between schooling, society and governance.
Exploitation Route This work has been used by others to develop better understandings of pedagogical forms of power.
Sectors Communities and Social Services/Policy,Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Education,Government, Democracy and Justice,Culture, Heritage, Museums and Collections,Other

Description My findings have been used by other researchers to develop better understandings of the relationship between schooling, society and governance.
First Year Of Impact 2008
Sector Other
Impact Types Societal

Description Teaching citizenship through geography : designing identity 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact A workshop for Geography teachers (primary and secondary) to explore current debates in cultural, political and social geography through the issue of identity cards

teachers reported finding the session useful for planning classroom activities on citizenship and geography
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008
Description The pedagogical state : education, citizenship, governing 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact An interdisciplinary workshop on the cultural practices of governing citizens through pedagogical means, involving 11 speakers from human geography, sociology of education, social policy, political theory.

An edited book was published by Routledge.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008