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Explored possibilities for collaboration

The Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), Mr Paulo Abrao visited EWC on 2 June.


Norwegian delegation visited a School for Democracy in Kyiv

A delegation from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs visited Kyiv school No 309 which is participating in the second cycle of the EWC “Schools for Democracy in Ukraine” programme.


Notes from the Global Education Innovation Initiative Conference

EWC Executive Director Ana Perona-Fjeldstad and senior advisor Iryna Sabor participated at the Global Education Innovation Initiative Conference at Harvard. In this article they summarize the main ideas they brought back home.


Discussed Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

Norway's Ambassador to Ukraine Ole T Horpestad visited EWC while in Oslo earlier this May. During the meeting Ana Perona-Fjeldstad and Iryna Sabor presented EWC's ongoing work in Ukraine in support of educational reforms.


Learning to do things differently

Practicing Citizenship

One of the best ways of learning is seeing how other people do things. For the 33 education professionals from the Russian Federation who attended the recent seminar in the Practicing Citizenship programme, a visit to a Montenegrin school was a welcome source of inspiration.


EWC Activity Report 2016

In 2016, EWC capacity building activities reached 4188 multipliers from 26 members states of the Council of Europe. That is a 93 percent increase compared to the previous year, according to the EWC’s activity report.


New programme on teaching controversial issues

Teaching Controversial Issues in the Nordic Countries

School leaders and teachers from the Nordic countries are invited to apply for a pilot training programme on teaching controversial issues such as violent extremism and radicalization. 


Building democratic schools for a better society

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

“If we want to live in an democratic society we need to start with building a more democratic school!” That is the commitment of the 42 schools taking part in the second cycle of the EWC Schools for Democracy Programme in Ukraine. 


EWC contributing to new Ukrainian national curriculum

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

Khrystyna Chushak, National Coordinator for the Schools for Democracy programme, recently joined the New Ukrainian School Reform Group, developing the new National curriculum to be launched in 2019.


Call for Norwegian Students

Learning Democracy at Utøya– Polish-Norwegian Youth Meetings

There are still places for teams of students and teachers from upper secondary schools in Norway for a 3-day workshop with Polish peers at Utøya. Applications are processed consecutively


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