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Commonwealth Foundation

Resources about learning citizenship

The Commonwealth Foundation (CF) is a source of resources people planning and providing citizenship education can use.

The Centre for Citizenship Education (CCE) was particularly influenced for its work in New Zealand, by “learning through participation”.

Learning citizenship, by Judith Merrifield, is a freely available Commonwealth Foundation downloadable publication.

Contents of the still relevant 2001 edition include
•    Citizenship
•    Developing citizenship through socialisation
•    Learning through participation
•    Popular adult education
•    Civic education
•    How people learn