Education ministers from across the continent have given their backing to the new Framework of Competences for a Democratic Culture, which aims to help teach democracy and democratic values in schools and other settings.
School teams from the first Kosovo Academy on education for human rights and democratic citizenship are successfully implementing projects, involving students, teachers, parents and the local community.
The first Council of Europe workshop for teacher educators on the Council of Europe’s Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture (CDC) took place in Strasbourg, France, March 15-16th. EWC’s Claudia Lenz was one of the trainers at the seminar.
EWC is contributing to a new course called Education for Democracy at Bergen University College. “Education for Democracy» will motivate teachers to face and deal with the many challenges of the school of tomorrow and find new solutions and creative ways of work in their classrooms.
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.
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.