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Citizenship Education to Augment Citizenship in India





Citizenship education can be defined as educating children and youth, from early childhood, to have a clear sight and become responsible citizens who participate in decisions concerning our country. Education of citizenship in India is primarily done at the schooling level. NCERT textbooks of CBSE boards have ensured to impart knowledge based on citizenship education. Education for citizenship is necessary to create awareness amongst the youth regarding the rights and responsibilities of Indian citizens.
Information about the nationâs institutions, nationâs working, fundamental duties, fundamental rights, human rights education is vital and forms part of any citizenship education course. There should also be well-established interdependence between human rights and civil rights which are exercised after obtaining citizenship education. Importance of citizenship education is interlinked with human rights in a wider perspective.
Citizenship education in India has enhanced democracy and has inculcated patriotism in the youth. Civics textbooks are akin to civics and citizenship education textbooks which have citizenship education curriculum. However, the concept of citizenship education in India is veiled in all the frontiers of the subject âSocial Scienceâ as the citizenship studies possess a deeper belief and understanding.
In a democracy, citizenship education syllabus persuades in educating citizens who will freely make their own judgements and have their own perspective. Citizenship at schools can be practised by One of the practical tasks of looking at the rules governing a school, update them and amend them from time to time. Teaching citizenship education in citizen schools can be done by in ways that bring out the ever-constant link between knowledge and practice. The interaction between concepts and action gradually produces the ability to think in terms of values of citizenship and to refer to them. Pupils benefits largely in this way as the roles of citizenship education and the importance of citizenship education becomes clearer to them.
Citizenship education program has, therefore, three main objectives:
â educating citizens in citizenship and human rights through a better viewpoint of the government principles and governing institutions of India
â Learning to exercise oneâs fundamental rights, fundamental duties and being a constructive critical faculty of the existing norms.
â Acquiring a sense of responsibility towards oneâs country and contributing to its development.
Thus, Citizenship education should indeed be a part of every education system and teaching programmes as it provides a new path to peace, human rights education and democracy. After all, Nelson Mandela once said, âEducation is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the worldâ.


About Author Desh Apnayen :

Desh Apnayen Sahayog Foundation is focused on creating a sense of ownership for the country in the society and particularly in the youth and inspiring them to take part as owners. We believe in participatory leadership and we aim to create a motivated citizenry for the same. For more information visit: https://www.deshapnayen.org/


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