Российская школа: воспитание гражданственности
From the author’s point of view, growth of individualism, globalization that generates mass cosmopolitism, increase of migration pressure caused erosion of civic consciousness, of sense of national identity and patriotism in dozens of countries, but especially in Russia. Prerequisites for lack of civic consciousness among Russians, notably youth, are discussed in the article, as well as prerequisites for erosion of national All- Russian identity. Those aspects of training and socialization processes History of Education Interview Reflections on… which form civic consciousness, national identity and patriotism are considered. Special focus is on activity training, involvement of a pupil into «creation» and life of a family, school, local community, region and native land. A special role of the state and its institutions in «civic consciousness pedagogy», connection of this pedagogy with basic and projectible in a legitimate way characteristics of a specific society are emphasized.