• The European Wergeland Centre

    The 2018 Democratic Schools for All Survey


    The Education Policy Division of the Council of Europe is launching the survey on Democratic schools for All, in the framework of the new education campaign “Free to Speak, Safe to Learn” Democratic Schools for All. The campaign aims to highlight the commitment to democratic values and principles in the life and culture of schools while identifying and sharing good practices from all Council of Europe member States.

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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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  • 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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Strong support for the 22 July and Democratic Citizenship programme

The Norwegian Government supports the program «22 July and Learning Democracy» in the Revised National Budget for 2018. With the increased support, EWC, together with our partners, will provide learning opportunities for an increased number of young people and educational professionals on 22 July 2011 and related topics such as democratic citizenship, human rights and prevention of hate speech.

16/ May/ 2018

Norwegian State Secretary visited Schools for Democracy

A Norwegian delegation headed by State Secretary Audun Halvorsen and Ambassador to Ukraine Ole T. Horpestad yesterday visited  school № 203 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The school recently joined “Schools for Democracy: Supporting Educational reforms in Ukraine”, a programme implemented by the European Wergeland Centre with financial support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

16/ May/ 2018

Competences for democratic culture in pedagogic universities

EWCs Schools for Democracy programme aims to support reforms in Ukrainian schools by equipping future teachers and school leaders with new methods and approaches to teaching and learning democratic citizenship and respect for human rights. The Council of Europe’s Reference Framework of Competence for Democratic culture is central to this project.

24/ Apr/ 2018

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