How schools can foster civic discussion in an age of incivility
foster civic discussion in an age of incivility
What is the role of classrooms in an era of political polarization and rising extremist ideologies, hate crimes and violence?
Schools have the opportunity, and arguably, an obligation to address civic engagement and political civility. The extent to which schools foster political deliberation, engagement, understanding and empathy has far-reaching implications for our democracy.
But can schools really do that?
Canadians have become more aware of the troubling realities of the full legacy of educational systems in Canada and how they have worked.