Focus on: Citizenship Education in the age of likes, hashtags and memes

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"A society that cuts itself off from its youth severs its lifeline". Kofi Annan 

What role should education play in developing active, informed and responsible citizens? As Eurydice's recent report on citizenship education demonstrates, many countries are currently asking this question. Their policies on the topic are usually broad in scope, targeting citizenship education in general. But in an age where new digital technologies are ever present and exerting influence over many aspects of our thinking and behaviour, what should be done specifically about digital citizenship?

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