Multicultural Policy Versus Civic Education in England: Selected Socio-Pedagogical Aspects

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Daria Hejwosz-Gromkowska


In the English political discourse the end of multiculturalism has been announced many times. The aim of the paper is to analyse the discourse of public debate on multiculturalism in England as well as the implications for citizenship education. The paper focuses on the foundations of citizenship education in the context of social cohesion and Britishness under the Labour Party government. It also provides the analysis of the policy toward citizenship education and multiculturalism under the Tories. Moreover, the author of the paper also tries  to find the answer to the question whether there is the end of multicultural policy or this phenomena has been transformed and what is the future of citizenship education.

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