• Norway increases support for education for democracy


    There is a substantial demand for education for democratic citizenship, human rights and intercultural understanding in Europe which is also reflected in the higher level of activities provided by the European Wergeland Centre. Recognising this situation, Norway has increased the core funding of the centre with 1,3 million kroner (NOK) in the National Budget for 2020. In addition, it increases the funding of the programme “22 July and Democratic Citizenship” to 5 million NOK (up 60%).

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  • Last year's Greek Academy as starting point for integration of refugee children into main classes


    Eight schools with afternoon classes for refugee children used their participation in the Greek Academy 2018 as a starting point for integration into main classes. By the end of last year all schools had in various ways included the refugee children in the ordinary school, allowing for interaction and integration with other students.

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  • EWC recognized by Ukraine’s Ministry of Education and Science


    Last week EWC received a Certificate of appreciation in recognition of the long-lasting partnership, dedication and support in implementing educational reforms in the “New Ukrainian School”. The Ministry of Education and Science, who is a partner in “Schools for Democracy” program, also honored other donors supporting educational reforms in the country.

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EWC trainer wins prestigious award in Ukraine

EWC is proud to congratulate our Schools for Democracy trainer Natalia Kidalova on winning the Global Teacher Prize Ukraine 2019. Starting at 3000 candidates Natalia was announced as number one in Kyiv October 5th. Here, she talks about her many experiences working as a teacher for over two decades, and we get to hear about the school of her dreams.

15/ Oct/ 2019

EWC provides external evaluation of new project in Portugal

“Education for Global Citizenship” promotes cooperation between NGOs and schools, with an aim to achieve systemic change in citizenship education. Three associations consisting of NGOs and schools from different areas in Portugal are at the core of the project.

15/ Oct/ 2019

Last year's Greek Academy as starting point for integration of refugee children into main classes

Eight schools with afternoon classes for refugee children used their participation in the Greek Academy 2018 as a starting point for integration into main classes. By the end of last year all schools had in various ways included the refugee children in the ordinary school, allowing for interaction and integration with other students.

14/ Oct/ 2019

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