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    Mobilizing the parents

    School no 69 in Lviv, Ukraine, has changed the way they communicate with parents. The first result is public financing to improve the school road.

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    Practical proposals for a new Ukrainian school

    Ukrainian education professionals developed practical proposals for schools to develop competences for democratic culture using the Council of Europe tools during a round table conference last year.

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13/ Feb/ 2017

Shared experiences from Schools for Democracy

Headmasters participating at the Schools for Democracy Round Table Conference in Kyiv, shared their new democratic school practices with schools who have just joined the programme.

6/ Feb/ 2017

Economist highlights "Learning Democracy at Utøya"

The Economist highlights EWC's programme "Learning Democracy at Utøya" as an example of how to teach citizenship in schools.

30/ Jan/ 2017

Nordic project on teaching controversial issues

EWC has been commissioned by the Ministry of Education and Research in Norway to conduct a pilot project for school leaders and teachers from the Nordic countries, based on the Council of Europe manuals “Teaching Controversial Issues” and “Managing Controversy”. A training for multipliers from all Nordic countries will be held at Utøya in Norway, followed by national workshops. The project is part of the programme of the Norwegian Chairmanship of the Nordic Council of Ministers. It is open for participants from Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, Faeroe Islands and Aaland. 


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