Somehow a turning point of education in new and young state Republic of Slovenia today is focused on subjects such as Civic and patriotic education; after changing the political system and ideology it represents and make sense of the new ideology of the young country. Certain defectiveness of citizenship education in education systems are being filled by other government and non-government organisations. Empirical acknowledgment leads us to conclusion that we can find elements of nationalism. Homeland education educates young people to respect and be responsible, to love their homeland and strengthens their national identity. In this paper we introduce and evaluate the Israeli way of patriotic education, based on our one week expert knowledge excursion in Israel.
Keywords: identity, civic education, patriotic education, nationalism, native country.