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The citizenship values included in intermediate stage Arabic-language textbooks and teachers’ awareness of them in the UAE: A case study
Published in Elsevier BV
Volume: 5
Issue: 11

This study aimed to identify the extent to which Citizenship values are included in Arabic-language textbooks for the intermediate stage, and teachers' awareness of them in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In this study, the researchers used a descriptive-analytical approach. Study tools consisted of a list of citizenship values, the presence of which values these textbooks were analyzed for, in addition to a 20-item questionnaire that was administered to 140 teachers. The results showed that a total of 214 instances of citizenship values were contained in the Arabic-language textbooks, with representation of various values. The results also showed that Arabic-language teachers’ awareness of the citizenship values included in those textbooks are at a high level, with an average ±standard deviation of 3.67 ± 1.18. The study recommends that citizenship values should be included as an independent subject textbook in the educational curriculum.

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