Session 7B, HISTORY - UON



Basic Topics
  1. Traditional History Education Vs the ‘new’ context of History Education.
  2. What kind of citizens should History Education envisage?
  3. The vision, the mission, the goals, and the components of History Education in cultivating EDC/HRE.
  4. Challenges to the implementation of EDC/HRE in History Education.
  5. Recommended teaching methodology in cultivating EDC/HRE.
  6. Current trends in history teaching in cultivating EDC/HRE.
  7. Recommendations for history teaching to promote EDC/HRE. 

The duration of the session is 9 hours (3 reading+3 learning+3 working/practicing)

  • To enable students to recognise opportunities for the implementation of EDC/HRE pedagogies in History Education. 
  • To offer students an overview and support them in developing a critical understanding of potential challenges in the implementation of EDC/HRE in History Education.
  • To engage students in integrating EDC/HRE pedagogies in their history teaching practice and developing their own relevant teaching methods.
Learning outcomes
  1. Students will be able to critically analyse the ways in which key concepts related to citizenship education, democratic culture, and intercultural dialogue may become integrated in History Education lessons;
  2. Students will be able to develop and implement pertinent teaching methodologies in History lessons to cultivate the goals of EDC/HRE.
  3. Students will be able to use historical sources in their teaching in order to promote the goals of EDC/HRE.
Outcomes and CDC
  • Values
    • Valuing cultural diversity
      • No 2.8 Promotes the view that one should always strive for mutual under-standing and meaningful dialogue between people and groups who are perceived to be “different” from one another.
    • Valuing democracy, justice, fairness, equality and the rule of law
      • No 3.12 Argues that schools should teach students about democracy and how to act as a democratic citizen
  • Attitudes
    • Tolerance of ambiguity
      • No 9.55 Expresses a desire to have his/her own ideas and values challenged
    • Civic-Mindedness
      • No 6.37 Exercises the obligations and responsibilities of active citizenship at either the local, national or global level.
    • Self-Efficacy
      • No 8.49 Shows confidence that he/she knows how to handle unforeseen situations due to his/her resourcefulness

  • Skills
    • Analytical and critical thinking skills
      • No 11.69 Can use explicit and specifiable criteria, principles or values to make judgments
    • Skills of Listening and Observing
      • No 12.70 Listens carefully to differing opinions


A series of resources that the student teacher must study in this session and a series of additional resources for further study.

A full paper and additional e-lessons on the topics of the session and additional interactive presentation of the materials, for the student teachers to study all the materials in a row.

A series of authentic, up to date and relevant activities with their accompanying materials, which deliver the intended learning outcomes of the session and are carried out face to face or E-learning with groups of student teachers.

Several types of questions to evaluate how much the student teachers have learned throughout the session (reading material, learning material and workshop).