Teachers and Democratic Schooling

  • Thomas Kwan-Choi Tse
Part of the Springer International Handbooks of Education book series (SIHE, volume 21)

‘The very nature of schooling, both within and outside classrooms or school walls, is political’ is a basic fact that should be taken into account in our discussion of citizenship and democratic politics. Under the umbrella term ‘democratic school(ing)’, it could refer to a number of related notions such as democratic education, equal educational opportunities, democratic or human rights school, democratic leadership, and democratic classroom. These terms point to different components or emphasis ofdemocratic schooling.


School Climate Corporate Culture Active Citizenship Citizenship Education Classroom Climate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Kwan-Choi Tse
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  1. 1.Faculty of EducationThe Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong

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