GEO-LITERACY AS THE BASIS OF THE BUILDING OF CULTURAL IDENTITY.
- school curricula,
- cultural identity
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Geo-literacy is the most important skill for the 21st century citizens for built identity of
groups but also for the personal development of citizens, enabling them to find their place in
society. It also serves as a source of inspiration for the development of people personalities
and abilities and plays a key role in providing the sense of belonging, combining the value of
national citizenship to the EU citizenship. In this paper, we will try to present topics that can
be incorporated in school Geography curricula in order to place geo-literacy at the heart of
the modern school, offering the capability of overcoming the current crisis, decreasing
phenomena as xenophobia, and racism while supporting democracy, human rights, and