Civic Education

Promoting Civic Education

Civic education is crucial for school children in India as it plays a vital role in preparing them to become active and responsible citizens who can contribute positively to society. It is essential to teach young children about the importance of civic duties, community involvement, and how they can make a positive impact on the world around them.

In our classes on Civic Education, we enable students to:

  1. Understand the rights and responsibilities of citizenship
  2. Develop a sense of civic pride and belonging to the community
  3. Build empathy and respect towards others
  4. Learn how to engage in respectful discourse and debate
  5. Learn about the democratic process and how it works
  6. Develop critical thinking skills to analyse and evaluate political and social issues
  7. Understand the importance of diversity and inclusion
  8. Learn about the importance of ethical behaviour and personal integrity
  9. Develop leadership and teamwork skills
  10. Learn about community service and civic engagement
  11. Become more informed and active participants in the democratic process
  12. Develop the ability to create positive social change in their communities

Each lesson is designed meticulously with the help of global experts, our classes are not only age-appropriate but also culturally appropriate according to the region and state you are watching the classes in. We also customize the lessons to fit the requirements of each school.

With Civic Education you can empower your child to become an informed and active citizen in their community.

What is Civic Education?

Civic education is a form of education that aims to help individuals understand their roles and responsibilities as active and engaged citizens in a democratic society. It is the process of educating people about their rights, duties, and obligations as citizens in a community, state, or nation. It focuses on teaching individuals about the structures of government, the democratic process, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens. It encourages people to become active participants in the democratic process, including voting, volunteering, and engaging in public discourse. Civic education also includes teaching individuals about the history and culture of their community and country, as well as the diverse perspectives and experiences of people within that community. This helps to build empathy and understanding among individuals from different backgrounds, which is essential for a healthy and inclusive society. It is not only important for developing informed and engaged citizens, but it also helps to build strong and resilient communities. By promoting civic knowledge, skills, and values, individuals are better equipped to address social and political issues, engage in peaceful conflict resolution, and work towards positive social change.

Civic education aims to develop individuals who are active and informed citizens, who understand and value the democratic process, and who are committed to making a positive contribution to their communities and society as a whole.

Why Civic Education is needed in India?

Civic education can help children develop critical thinking skills and the ability to evaluate information and make informed decisions. It can help children develop a sense of responsibility towards their communities and society, and encourage them to become active agents of positive change.

  1. According to the 2019 Global Peace Index, India ranks 141 out of 163 countries, indicating a need for civic education that fosters peace and conflict resolution.
  2. The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021 ranks India 140 out of 156 countries in terms of gender equality. Civic education can help promote gender equality by teaching children about the importance of treating all people with respect and dignity.
  3. According to a report by the National Crime Records Bureau, there were over 50,000 cases of crimes against children in India in 2019. Civic education can help children understand their rights and teach them how to stay safe from abuse and exploitation.
  4. In the 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index, India ranks 86 out of 180 countries. Civic education can teach children about the importance of honesty, transparency, and accountability, and help them become responsible and ethical citizens.
  5. India has the largest youth population in the world, with over 50% of the population below the age of 25. Civic education can help young people understand their role in shaping the future of their communities and country.
  6. India is a diverse country with a variety of cultures, languages, and religions. Civic education can help children understand and respect the diversity of their country, and promote social harmony and national integration.
  7. In recent years, there have been several instances of mob violence and lynching in India. Civic education can teach children about the dangers of mob mentality and promote respect for the rule of law.
  8. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of civic responsibility and community service. Civic education can teach children about the importance of public health and how they can contribute to the well-being of their communities.
  9. According to a survey by the National Sample Survey Office, only 23% of Indian citizens have heard of the Right to Information Act. Civic education can help children understand their rights as citizens and empower them to hold their government accountable.
  10. India is a democracy, and civic education is essential for ensuring that citizens are informed, engaged, and active participants in the democratic process.
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