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European youth workers, leaders and educators gather on Utøya island to tackle hate speech

Starting from 16th of October, and until October 20, youth workers, leaders and educators from 16 European countries will gather at the Norwegian island of Utøya, the site of the dramatic terror attack of 22 July 2011. They will take part in a training course on fighting hate speech through counter and alternative narratives online and offline.  


Information vs manipulation – How to stand up against propaganda?

Information vs manipulation – How to stand up against propaganda

The kick-off meeting for the EU funded project «Information vs manipulation – How to stand up against propaganda?» took place in Ostrava, Czech Republic 29 September – 1 october. 


Polish and Norwegian students learned from each other at Utøya

29 students and 11 teachers from Poland and Norway gathered in Oslo and at Utøya for three days of democracy learning in September. The international nature of the group changed perspectives and strengthened the peer to peer learning of the training.


New ideas & expertise

EWC has recently established an expert group to develop advice on the development of programme proposals and help the centre apply the latest trends and relevant research on its daily work. 


The South East Europe Summer Academy 2017

On September 16th teacher trainers from South East Europe gathered in Cetinje, Montenegro for a five-day training on Democracy and Human Rights at School. 


Learning to Live Together General Report

The General Report and the outcome document from the conference "Learning to Live Together: a Shared Commitment to Democracy Conference on the Future of Citizenship and Human Rights Education in Europe" which took place in Strasbourg, 20 – 22 June 2017, are now available online.


Thorbjørn Jagland expressed support for EWC

Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland,expressed strong support for the work of the European Wergeland Centre in implementing Council of Europe policies to practice in nearly 30 member states during a visit to the center last week.


Teaching Controversial Issues translated into Norwegian

Teacher Trainings

“Living with Controversy - Teaching Controversial Issues Through Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights (EDC/HRE)” is now available in a Norwegian translation.


Schools for Democracy Programme in Ukraine Activity Report 2016-2017

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

EWC is glad to present the Report for activities in the Schools for Democracy Programme in Ukraine 2016-2017, a period in which the programme has offered assistance to the national curriculum reform and school reform in the country.


Enhancing Democracy and Social Inclusion in Baltic Schools

Regional Baltic Summer Academy

School teams from Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia united forces to deal with new challenges caused by changing social realities at the 2017 Baltic Regional Summer Academy in Jelgava, Latvia.


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