European ministers back new tool for securing democracy through education

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.

Democratic school projects implemented in Kosovo*

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.

First training on Descriptors for Competences for Democratic Culture

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.

New Course in Bergen: Education for Democracy

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.

Apply for the Regional Summer Academies

We now welcome applications for the 2016 editions of the Regional Summer Academies from school teams. 

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.

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