• The European Wergeland Centre

    22 July and Democratic Citizenship in Teacher Education

    EWC, the 22 July Centre and Utøya organize a training for students from Teacher Education at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), University of Oslo and OsloMet 15-16 March. The aim of the training is to provide future teachers with the competences, knowledge and skills to teach about 22 July and democratic citizenship.

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  • The European Wergeland Centre

    Policy and Practice meet at Schools for Democracy Launch Conference

    Liliia Hrynevych, Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine, dedicated an hour to questions and answers from engaged schools at the launching conference of EWC’s enhanced programme “Schools for Democracy: Supporting Educational Reforms in Ukraine 2018-2021.

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«Educating for Democracy and Human Rights»

Where we work

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Democratic competences against violent radicalization

Erasmus +: Aktiv Ungdom, The European Wergeland Centre (EWC) and IUVENTA - Slovak Youth Institute, organised an international training on the role of youth work and democratic competences in prevention of radicalization and violent extremism. The training brought together 24 youth workers and educators from 12 different countries in which different understandings of radicalization of young people in Europe were discussed, levels of prevention were introduced and the model of competences for democratic culture was explored.

13/ Apr/ 2018

New cycle of Practicing Citizenship

The new cycle of the Practicing Citizenship programme was launched at the Council of Europe Youth Centre in Budapest, February 5 - March 2. The snowy and chilly weather outside of the meeting venue was an absolute contrast to the vigorous and warm atmosphere at the “Citizenship Education: new developments of the Council of Europe” seminar, which united 49 education professionals and experts from the Russian Federation, Poland, Norway, the United Kingdom and Switzerland.

16/ Mar/ 2018

Looking at history to understand the present

Students and teachers from different high schools in Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary study historical examples of propaganda and how people can stand up against it. The project aims to build a mutual understanding and a shared European identity among the participants.

15/ Mar/ 2018


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