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    Apply for the Slovak and Czeck Regional Academy

    School teams can now apply to participate at the Slovak and Czech Regional Academy, a training programme dedicated to building a democratic and inclusive culture in primary schools in the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic.

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«Educating for democracy and human rights»

Where we work

EWC activities and services are free and open for all 47 member states of the Council of Europe.

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13/ Sep/ 2016

Selected for the World Forum for Democracy

Schools for Democracy, a national programme in Education for Democratic Citizenship in Ukraine, has been chosen for the World Forum for Democracy 2016 in Strasbourg as one of the world’s best democratic innovations in education for democracy and human rights. 

25/ Aug/ 2016

Schools for Democracy – impressions of the national trainers

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

Values are changing school by school, person by person. Schools for Democracy is creating a democratic snowball effect, according to the network of national trainers carrying out EWC’s programme in education for democratic citizenship in Ukraine.

19/ Aug/ 2016

Workshops on Competences for Democratic Culture

EWC actively supports piloting of descriptors for the Council of Europe Competences for Democratic Culture (CDC). Workshops introducing CDC to teachers and preparing them for the piloting will be held in a range of European countries this fall.

29/ Sep/ 2016


A Resource Databank in the field of Education for Democratic Citizenship, Human Rights and Intercultural Understanding

The European Wergeland Centre

Karl Johans gate 2,
NO 0154 Oslo, Norway

Karl Johans gate 2,
NO 0154 Oslo, Norway

PHONE: +47 21 08 24 10
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