Ausgabe 2/2020, 112. Jahrgang S. 143–158
Unequal Access to Political Education: “(S)He That Has Plenty of Goods Shall Have More”
Results of a Nationwide Study on Political and Civic Education at Schools
Challenges to society posed and shaped by the context of right-wing extremism and a spreading illiberal outlook, increasingly so amongst the younger generations, have prompted a renewed political focus on political and civic education in particular. A recent nationwide study evaluates the effects of both in- and output of these particular educational fields across various types of school and age groups. The study results suggest a notably unequal access across the various school types. This provides a suitable basis for solid recommendations for action.
political education, civic education, social inequalities, political competence