active citizen

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Noun1.active citizen - a citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch)active citizen - a citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch)
citizen - a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
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Consensus was built on four indicators: employment (rate of employment and unemployment), education (level achieved in primary, secondary and higher education, percentage of children under age 15 having difficulty with reading, maths, science, etc), social inclusion (risks of poverty, proportion of property owners, percentage of immigrant population in good or bad health), active citizenship (percentage of immigrants who have obtained nationality, who have permanent or long-term resident status, or who have been elected to public office).
It will examine what citizenship means to them; how to increase young people's participation in politics; the development of citizenship among disadvantaged groups; and how active citizenship can be promoted through volunteering and community engagement.
Six students from Coleg Glan Hafren in Cardiff have been shortlisted for the Active Citizenship in Education (ACE) awards for the concern and care they show for others.
At the other extreme, it seems that there are still many schools that simply don't prioritise active citizenship education.
Mr Ahern made his harsh comments about Ireland's growing materialism while launching a Taskforce on Active Citizenship - a forum aimed at giving people a say on social issues.
Mr Blackie said: "We are also enabling our children young people to take an active role in their own communities and helping them to develop skills required for active citizenship.
It is, rather, about the way we govern ourselves: administration that favours the many rather than the few; equal justice under the law; well-designed cities and spaces for public assembly; openness to foreigners and new ideas; liberality in education; freedom of enterprise and trade; a confident attitude to risk-taking; active citizenship and good neighbourliness; the willingness to engage in debate; and the willingness and ability to defend ourselves from attack.
Chaos, the Camp Hill Action on Schools, is a project designed to promote active citizenship and encourage pupils to take responsibility for developing environmental initiatives to improve the local area.
Fostering active citizenship and participation in decision-making
Local elder Arbab Mujeebur Rahman graced the occasion as chief guest wherein representative PEAD foundation Afrasyiab Yousafzai, local elders and around 45 students, trained by PEAD foundation on the theme of active citizenship, were also present on the occasion.
on motivation, learning transfer), in relation to active citizenship, social capital, employability, and globalization.
Individuals need communicative competence for personal fulfillment and development, active citizenship, social inclusion and employment.

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