CCN – Consumer Citizenship Education (2003-2006)

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Project title:  Consumer Citizenship Network

Coordinating institution: Høgskolen i Hedmark

Dates: 1 October 2003 – 30 September 2004; 1 October 2004 – 30 September 2005; 1 October 2005 – 30 September 2006

Participant countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK

Subject area(s): Consumer Citizenship Education

Project objectives:
1) stimulating and coordinating research about consumer citizenship;
2) identifying common competences for consumer citizenship;
3) surveying curriculum provision of consumer citizenship education;
4) developing good practice for teaching and assessing consumer citizenship education.

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Outcomes in terms of documents and publications:

book_blackConsumer citizenship education. Guidelines. Vol. 1 Higher Education. The Consumer Citizenship Network. 2005

For versions in Portuguese, Bulgarian, Czech, Slovak, Turkish and Italian, check here

book_blackThe results of the surveys were the basis for the international UN Core Curriculum entitled: “Here and Now: Education for Sustainable Consumption” published by UNEP (ISBN: 987-92-807-3073-9)

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