How can schools support the development of our democracies?

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Nowadays, many countries are starting to debate whether we are living in an actual democracy. Many people feel that the politicians only listen to the economic elites, ignoring what the majority of the citizens have to say. Besides, the media takes advantage of the situation, living from the dispute and scandal that arises between the rich and the poor.

Taking this situation into consideration, what can be done so that people fight to support the development of our democracies? The following article from the European Commission focuses on the role that education and schools can play on this matter: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/national-policies/eurydice/content/how-can-schools-support-development-our-democracies_en

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