21st May 2013
The weekly CoE Web TV journal includes interviews with people working in and around the Organisation. This 20th edition includes an interview with Sjur Bergan, Head of the Education Department, who shares his views on 'How to deal with corruption in education?', as well as an interview with Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia – whose country assumed the chairmanship of the Council of Europe on May 16 – on the priorities of the Armenian Presidency.
6th May 2013
The German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) and the Robert Bosch Stiftung are awarding 16 scholarships to active professionals from Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Greece, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Turkey. They are looking for people at the beginning of their professional careers who wish to be active internationally.
3rd May 2013
Toward Mutual Ground: Pluralism, Religious Education and Diversity in Irish Schools, the new release edited by Dr Gareth Byrne and Dr Patricia Kieran, was launched on Friday 26 April. Prof Robert Jackson has written the first chapter 'Why education about religions and beliefs? European policy Recommendations and research'
24th April 2013
The EWC in partnership with the Moscow School of Political Studies (MSPS) and regional partners organized seminars on Education for Citizenship in Rostov-on-Don and Stavropol in April.
23rd April 2013
EWC contributed to the symposium «Right Wing Extremism and Right Wing Populism in Europe», held in Rostock and Warnemünde in Germany on April 4-6, 2013. EWC’s Claudia Lenz presented the project “Democratic Readiness against anti-Semitism and Racism”, highlighting the importance of inclusive and democratic school cultures in order to make young people competent to participate in today’s diverse and pluralistic societies.