Citizenship

Talk about alcohol: An evaluation of the Alcohol Education Trust's intervention in secondary schools
Talk about alcohol: An evaluation of the Alcohol Education Trust's intervention in secondary schools
Sarah Lynch, Ben Styles, Anneka Dawson et al October 2013, Research Report

An independent evaluation of the impact of their Talk About Alcohol materials, which encourage students to make informed decisions about alcohol and help them manage difficult situations



Creating Citizenship Communities Project
Creating Citizenship Communities Project
Ian Davies, Gillian Hampden-Thompson, Jennifer Jeffes et al May 2013, Research Report

The Creating Citizenship Communities project was conducted in partnership with the Department of Education at the University of York and aimed to identify current citizenship thinking and practice in schools.



Citizens in Transition in England, Wales and Scotland: Young citizens at 18-25
Citizens in Transition in England, Wales and Scotland: Young citizens at 18-25
Linda Sturman, Naomi Rowe, Marian Sainsbury et al January 2012, Research Report

This report presents key findings from the second component of the Citizens in Transitions study, namely the cross-national survey of citizenship engagement among young people in England, Scotland and Wales.



Citizens in Transition in England: The Longitudinal Cohort at age 19-20
Citizens in Transition in England: The Longitudinal Cohort at age 19-20
Linda Sturman, Naomi Rowe, Marian Sainsbury et al January 2012, Research Report

This report presents the findings from the first component of the CiT study, the longitudinal element of the survey, exploring citizenship participation and engagement among 19-20 year olds in England.



Global School Partnerships programme: Impact evaluation
Global School Partnerships programme: Impact evaluation
Juliet Sizmur, David Kerr, Jo Morrison et al August 2011, Research Report

NFER conducted an evaluation to assess the impact of the Global School Partnerships programme on the learning and attitudes of pupils throughout the UK in relation to global issues.



Exploring the impact of youth volunteering through existing longitudinal research data
Exploring the impact of youth volunteering through existing longitudinal research data
Joana Lopes, David Kerr and Julie Nelson May 2011, Research Report

National Young Volunteers’ Service, v, commissioned NFER to undertake a study of the long-term impacts of youth volunteering based on a preliminary exploration of data from two existing longitudinal datasets.



Children and young people's views of education policy
Children and young people's views of education policy
Tamsin Chamberlain, Sarah Golden and Caroline Bergeron March 2011, Research Report

This research aimed to build, from the point of view of children and young people, a strong evidence base of what works in educational policy and what does not.



Citizenship education in England 2001-2010: young people's practices and prospects for the future: The eighth and final report from the Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study (CELS)
Citizenship education in England 2001-2010: young people's practices and prospects for the future: The eighth and final report from the Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study (CELS)
David Kerr, Avril Keating, Thomas Benton et al November 2010, Research Report

DfES commissioned NFER to investigate the impact of citizenship education on the learning experiences and outcomes of pupils and to assess the short-term and long-term effects on young people.



Young people's civic attitudes and practices: England's outcomes from the IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS)
Young people's civic attitudes and practices: England's outcomes from the IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS)
Julie Nelson, Pauline Wade and David Kerr November 2010, Research Report

DCSF commissioned NFER to coordinate the administration and analysis of England’s participation in ICCS, a study of pupil knowledge and understanding, dispositions and attitudes, which is administered across 38 countries.



Assessing the International Dimension in Education in schools in Wales: Phase II
Assessing the International Dimension in Education in schools in Wales: Phase II
Jane Nicholas, Martin Pollard, Robert Smith and Stephen Thomas September 2010, Research Report

NFER and CEWC-Cymru worked closely with the British Council to measure the impact of the International Dimension in Education in schools in Wales.



Embedding citizenship education in secondary schools in England (2002-08): Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study seventh annual report
Embedding citizenship education in secondary schools in England (2002-08): Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study seventh annual report
Avril Keating, David Kerr, Joana Lopes et al October 2009, Research Report

Embedding Citizenship Education in Secondary Schools in England is the seventh annual report from a nine year evaluation of citizenship education in England.



Citizenship and values education to the rescue! Making the case for a call to action
Citizenship and values education to the rescue! Making the case for a call to action
David Kerr September 2009, Research Report

NFER worked with the influential Five Nations Network to produce a shared Call to Action for Citizenship and Values Education.



Citizenship and values education to the rescue! A call to action by the Five Nations Network
Citizenship and values education to the rescue! A call to action by the Five Nations Network
Five Nations Network September 2009, Research Report

NFER worked with the influential Five Nations Network to produce a shared Call to Action for Citizenship and Values Education.



The effects of the school environment on young people's attitudes towards education and learning: Summary report
The effects of the school environment on young people's attitudes towards education and learning: Summary report
Peter Rudd, Frances Reed and Paula Smith May 2009, Research Report

An NFER ‘before’ and ‘after’ study into the effects of the school environment on young people’s attitudes to education and learning.



Purposes, practices and possibilities
Purposes, practices and possibilities
David Kerr April 2009, Research Report

This report collects comparative information on current policies, purposes and practices in eight countries, and highlights the emerging themes and challenges of assessing citizenship learning among pupils of all ages.



Citizenship Educational Longitudinal Study 6th report 2008
Citizenship Educational Longitudinal Study 6th report 2008
NFER October 2008, Research Report

This report presents the latest findings of a longitudinal study being conducted by NFER into the long-term and short-term effects of citizenship education on students and schools.



Vision versus pragmatism: Citizenship in the secondary school curriculum in England
Vision versus pragmatism: Citizenship in the secondary school curriculum in England
David Kerr, Joana Lopes, Julie Nelson et al June 2007, Research Report

This is the fifth annual report of the DfES-funded Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study.



Citizenship, technology and learning - a review of recent literature
Citizenship, technology and learning - a review of recent literature
Neil Selwyn January 2007, Research Report

This report responds to the increasing significance being attached to citizenship education in light of the perceived disconnection between young people and formal politics.



Active citizenship in INCA countries: Definitions, policies, practices and outcomes
Active citizenship in INCA countries: Definitions, policies, practices and outcomes
Julie Nelson and David Kerr October 2006, Research Report

This thematic study on active citizenship was sponsored by QCA in the course of its work on the 20-country International Review of Curriculum and Assessment Frameworks Internet Archive.



Active citizenship and young people: Key messages for school leaders and teachers
Active citizenship and young people: Key messages for school leaders and teachers
NFER June 2006, Research Summary

This broadsheet includes some findings from the latest report from the Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study that teachers, school leaders and others involved in delivering citizenship may find helpful.



Active citizenship and young people: The views of young people
Active citizenship and young people: The views of young people
David Kerr June 2006, Research Summary

This broadsheet, aimed at young people, summarises students' views and experiences of active citizenship, encouraging young people to reflect upon and question their own experiences of active citizenship.



Active citizenship and young people: Opportunities, experiences and challenges in and beyond school citizenship education. Longitudinal Study: fourth annual report
Active citizenship and young people: Opportunities, experiences and challenges in and beyond school citizenship education. Longitudinal Study: fourth annual report
Eleanor Ireland, David Kerr, Joana Lopes et al May 2006, Research Report

This report sets out the findings from the second phase of the Citizenship Education Longitudinal Study and visits to ten case-study schools.



Evaluation of the '2005 European Year of citizenship through Education'
Evaluation of the '2005 European Year of citizenship through Education'
David Kerr and Joana Lopes April 2006, Research Report

The Council of Europe commissioned NFER to undertake an evaluation of the implementation and outcomes of the '2005 Year of Citizenship through Education' across member states.



Connecting with citizenship education - a mapping study
Connecting with citizenship education - a mapping study
David Kerr, Elizabeth Cleaver, Gabrielle White and Michelle Judkins December 2005, Research Report

NFER was contracted to undertake a research study into how citizenship education can contribute to education strategy.



World Power League: A Futurelab prototype research report
World Power League: A Futurelab prototype research report
Ben Williamson August 2005, Research Report

The World Power League project set out to explore the possibility of creating a web application that would allow young people to engage with issues of power, citizenship and politics.



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