TITLE

EDUCATING GLOBAL CITIZENS? CANADIAN FOREIGN POLICY AND YOUTH STUDY/VOLUNTEER ABROAD PROGRAMS

AUTHOR(S)
Tiessen, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Canadian Foreign Policy (CFP);2007, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the history and importance of study/volunteer abroad programs for Canada and Canadians. It analyzes the commitment of the Canadian government to sending youth abroad as part of its Canadian foreign policy mandate. It also reflects on the pedagogical challenges of study/volunteer abroad programs.
ACCESSION #
31707395

 

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