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polis aktuell – periodical publication of polis – Centre for Citizenship Education in Schools
Each month between 16 and 20 pages will be given over to a particular topic of citizenship education intended for teachers and multipliers: an editorial piece with general background information on the topic, exercises for the classroom, tips for links and background reading. polis aktuell can be subscribed in digital and printed version.
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edition polis
polis publishes teaching materials on different kinds of topics e.g. gender, European integration, citizenship education, consumer education. Each publication comprises background information on the topic, as well as plenty of exercises for the classroom.
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polis electronic newsletter
Teachers are informed every six weeks about current publications, events and news concerning citizenship education and human rights education.

polis annual report
The report gives you an overview of the focul points, projects and activities of polis. Besides you can find here the tenth anniversary brochure of polis.

polis aktuell 1/2018: Law and Politics

Law and statutes have a significant impact on how we shape our lives. The legal system is not a set of unchanging conditions, but is rather based on the societal consent and is the result of  oftentimes controversial social and political process of negotiation.

This current edtion of polis aktuell provides an overview of the Austrian legal system and features especially the constituiton, constitutional law and focuses on the topic of fundamental rights and human rights. More information can be found in the German version here.

polis aktuell 2017/07: Money

The goal of this edition is to offer high school classes a clearer picture of how money in our daily lives relates to economic policy: What are the functions and forms of money? How did the monetary system come into being and which are the new developments in finanancial markets? What are the advantages and disadvantages of a cashless society? What are the caveats of online-shopping?

This edition offers you suggestions, tips and moethods on how to familiarize high school students with this topic.


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