Alex Kosogorin

Alex Kosogorin

British Values – they seek them here, they seek them there

This small-scale qualitative research interviewed 15 teachers from primary schools in both London and the East Midlands to explore their perspectives on the duty to promote British Values within schools.  A range of themes emerged from these interviews including the suggestion that some teachers agree with Elton-Chalcraft et al. (2017)…

Consumerism, enterprise and charity: looking good, making money and assuaging guilt

Does the citizenship curriculum and/or education as a whole engender an attitude in children that our main social obligations are market driven such as consuming, making money (enterprise) and charitable giving (to assuage guilt)? In an increasingly globalised and interconnected world all citizens should have an awareness and understanding of…

Global learning in Primary Education: moving beyond charity

In an increasingly globalised and interconnected world all citizens should have an awareness and understanding of global issues, poverty and inequalities. This paper considers small scale research carried out in three primary schools in Nottingham that investigated Key Stage 2 children’s understanding of and responses to poverty and global inequalities.…