2022

Steps towards modern Geography in Hungary: Results of development of problem-oriented educational instruments

Abstract: According to domestic and international surveys, one of the biggest problems in geography education in Hungary is the growing gap between students’ thorough theoretical knowledge and practical applicability. However, Hungarian teaching practice has been slow to respond to a process that has been going on for decades, during which the concept of valuable knowledge

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The multilingual nature of Geography final examinations in Hungary – achievements and challenges

Abstract: In Hungary, Geography final examinations can be taken in ten foreign languages within bilingual and nationality (ethnic minority) secondary education. This linguistic diversity is one of the less-studied, often neglected values of the Hungarian public education system. Around 20,000 students in more than 120 schools take part in dual language education, in which Geography is

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Az érettségi vizsgák szerepe a célnyelvű középiskolai földrajzoktatás gyakorlatában

Magyarországon a két tanítási nyelvű és nemzetiségi képzésekben tanuló középiskolai diákoknak a magyar nyelven kívül tíz másik nyelven is lehetősége van földrajzérettségivizsgát tenni. Ezzel a földrajz – célnyelvűség tekintetében – a választható érettségivizsgatárgyak éllovasai közé tartozik. Az idegen nyelven tett közép- és emelt szintű érettségi vizsgák jelentős feladat elé állítják a tanulókat, de a szaktanárok

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The Presence of Sustainability in Hungarian Geography Textbooks

Abstract: The Lucerne Declaration on Geographical Education for Sustainable Development recommends including the subjects of Education for Sustainable Development and sustainability in Geography teaching all over the world. One possible way to examine the practical implementation of education for sustainability is through textbook analysis. The present study investigates how Hungarian textbooks published after 2015 perform

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