Best Publication Award

The Association makes an annual award or awards for the best publication(s) of the year in the field of citizenship education and identity related to children and young people that has been written by a CiCea members. The Awards identify and promote excellence in publication in the field and to commend the quality of publication by members of the Association.



Publications submitted must be published in the year, and must be either authored or co-authored by a member or members of the Association, and be in either print or e-format, as a journal article, book, chapter, or any other form of publication. The first awards were made for publications that appeared in 2010.


Nomination Process

Nominations must be made on the form below, by any member of the Association, including the authors of the nominated work. An anonymised version of the work submitted must be submitted in an electronic copy format. The deadline for nominations for 2017 are now being accepted. All submissions must be received by May 5th, 2018, and sent electronically to ciceassociation @ gmail . com, to be reviewed.


The Publications Award Process

The Executive Committee has nominated an publications award committee, which may contain some or all members of the Executive Committee. The publications award committee will make a shortlist of works, and then announce the winners at the Association's Annual General Assembly (June 2016).


Application Form and Regulations

Download the full regulations and an application form.


Submissions for 2017

The submission deadline is May 5th 2018.

Submissions for 2016

There were two (2) submissions for 2016. The award winners were announced at the Annual General Assembly meeting in Bruges:

Savva A. & Telemachou N. (2016) Voices and Positions. In: Gonçalves S., Majhanovich S. (eds) Art and Intercultural Dialogue. Comparative and International Education (A Diversity of Voices). Sense Publishers Rotterdam.


Submissions for 2012

There were two (2) submissions for 2011. The award winners were announced at the Annual General Assembly meeting in York:

Mycock, A. (University of Huddersfield, UK, CiCea Institutional Member) & Tongue, J. for their 2011 publication entitled 'A Big Idea for the Big Society? The Advent of National Citizen Service', The Political Quarterly, 82(1): 56-66.


Submissions for 2011

There were three (3) submissions for 2010.  The award winners were announced at the Annual General Assembly meeting in Dublin:

Maria Erikson and Elisabet Näsman (Uppsala University, Sweden, a CiCea Institutional Member) for their 2010 publication entitled Interviews with 'Children Exposed to Violence', Children & Society, 26(1). DOI: 10.1111/j.1099-0860.2010.00322.x