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    School parliament and increased parent engagement

    The Model School in Pristina, Kosovo*, wanted to get parents more involved. The solution was to give students a say in how the school was run.

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    Trained their class mates after Utøya

    After participating at a training course on Utøya, students from Frydenberg Secondary School used what they had learned to train their fellow students. Through inter-active exercises they facilitated discussions in the classroom about democratic values, human rights and inclusion.

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    Get to know the Schools for Democracy

    EWC has produced a video about the Schools for Democracy, our national programme in education for democratic citizenship in Ukraine. (Select English subtitles)


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29/ Jul/ 2016

Здійснено діагностику ситуації довкола демократії та прав людини у школах

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

Завершився початковий етап реалізації першого циклу Програми «Демократична школа», в результаті якого школи-учасниці вивчили ситуацію у своїх навчальних закладах довкола освіти для демократичного громадянства і освіти з прав людини за допомогою спеціально розробленого інструментарію. Пропонуємо Вашій увазі аналітичний звіт, який містить результати діагностики та висновки щодо напрямків необхідних змін. 

22/ Jul/ 2016

Hegnhuset opened at Utøya

Learning Democracy at Utøya

Polish and Norwegian youth participated at the opening of the new learning center «Hegnhuset» at Utøya July 19. The training was organized by EWC, Utøya and the Rafto Foundation for Human Rights and is a part of the project “Learning democracy at Utøya”. The day before the polish students visited the 22 July Center in Oslo in which they learned more about July 22, 2011.

14/ Jul/ 2016

Building Inclusive schools for all

The Regional Summer Academies have this year focused on how to build inclusive and democratic schools, responding to the issue of migration and increasingly diverse European societies.

29/ Sep/ 2016


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