Apply for the Regional Summer Academy in Montenegro

It is now possible to submit applications for participation at the Regional Summer Academy for South East Europe, which will take place in Cetinje, Montenegro June 19-26, 2016.

Preparing for changes

The first trainings at Schools for Democracy, a national programme in education for democratic citizenship in Ukraine, are well underway and the participants are getting ready to implement changes in their schools across the country.

Apply for the Baltic Regional Summer Academy

The call for the Regional Summer Academy for the Baltics is now out. Apply online before May 2, 2016.

History Education and Human Rights Education

The 3rd Polish-Norwegian seminar in the Faces of Diversity project explored how history education and human rights education can mutually reinforce each other. The seminar took place at the EWC premises in Oslo March 7-8.

Launch of Practicing Citizenship

The launching seminar of the Practicing Citizenship programme for the regions of the Russian Federation took place in Budapest, February  21-26.

Preventing racism and hate speech in Estonian schools

EWC was part of a full-day seminar aimed at building competence and awareness among Estonian teachers and students about the challenges of racism and hate speech.

Launching Schools for Democracy

To change mentalities and build a democratic culture you need to start with education. That was the clear message from participants at the launching conference for Schools for Democracy.

Changing schools across Europe

56 school projects in more than 20 countries. The Regional Summer Academies are having an impact across Europe.

Student interest in Competences for a Democratic Culture

EWC’s Claudia Lenz gave a lecture on Council of Europe work on EDC/HRE for about 100 student teachers at the “Week of Democracy” organized by the Norwegian School of Theology in Oslo.

Dembra goes national in Norway

Dembra is expanding into a national Norwegian programme with the support of the Norwegian Ministry of Education. On January 7-8,  EWC co-organized a workshop for staff from the Rafto Foundation in Bergen and Falstadsenteret in Trøndelag to transfer knowledge and exchange ideas to prepare their regional Dembra-activities starting autumn 2016.

Trained for Schools for Democracy

On January 24-29, EWC carried out a training of trainers for 30 experienced Ukrainian educators in Lviv, Ukraine. The training marked the start of the first cycle of the three year National Programme in Education for Democratic Citizenship "Schools for Democracy" in Ukraine. The program is a partnership between EWC, the Ministry of Education and Science in Ukraine and the Council of Europe.

Summer Academy alumni trained to be trainers

A selected group of alumni from the Regional Summer Academies in Poland and Montenegro participated at a training of trainers seminar January 16-22, at the Council of Europe European Youth Center in Budapest. The training was organized by EWC and the Council of Europe.

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