Citizenship education in Hungary

Legal provisionsIn the curriculum, the educational sectors and the teaching hours recommended for these are listed; the latter are determined by the individual school staff. The topic The frame curriculum determines the compulsory hours per year according to the following table:

 

 

Subject

Number of hours during the school year in the individual grades

9.

10.

11.

12.

History

74

55,5

111

96

Knowledge of Man and Ethic

 

 

37

 

Introduction to Philosophy

 

 

 

32

Social Studies

18,5

18,5

18,5

16

Even though there is freedom of movement for re-groupings of the subjects and modules in the local curricula, contents and number of lessons should still be in balance.

It therefore strongly depends upon the school staff, the thematic groups and the school administration which accent is accorded to this topic for the overall teaching.

 

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