The participants at the Council of Europe Pestalozzi workshop "Education for all: Building inclusive and supportive school environments in contexts of change" in Drammen, left Norway with concrete plans for change and fresh motivation.
Schools for Democracy, a national programme in Education for Democratic Citizenship in Ukraine, has been chosen for the World Forum for Democracy 2016 in Strasbourg as one of the world’s best democratic innovations in education for democracy and human rights.
Values are changing school by school, person by person. Schools for Democracy is creating a democratic snowball effect, according to the network of national trainers carrying out EWC’s programme in education for democratic citizenship in Ukraine.
EWC actively supports piloting of descriptors for the Council of Europe Competences for Democratic Culture (CDC). Workshops introducing CDC to teachers and preparing them for the piloting will be held in a range of European countries this fall.
EWC encourages students from 9th and 10th grade at Norwegian lower secondary schools and their teacher to apply for participation at a Learning Democracy training at Utøya this fall. Deadline is September 2.
School teams can now apply to participate at the Slovak and Czech Regional Academy, a training programme dedicated to building a democratic and inclusive culture in primary schools in the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic.