News

Evaluation recommends continuation of Teaching Controversial Issues in the Nordic countries

An external evaluation of the EWC project Teaching Controversial Issues in the Nordic Countries recommends to build on the created momentum through the establishment of a train the trainers programme. The evaluation was commissioned by The Nordic Council of Ministers


“Schools for Democracy: Supporting Educational Reforms in Ukraine 2018-2021

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

EWC is launching a new enhanced programme in Ukraine aiming to support democratic school reforms. The Programme will run from 2018 until 2021 and build on the experience of the Schools for Democracy programme which started in 2015. It will be supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Norway. 


Supporting integration of refugee children in Greece

EWC is proud to introduce a new programme in Greece! In cooperation with the Greek Ministry of Education, EWC will offer a 3-year programme on refugee education, supporting the integration of refugee children in Greek schools. The programme is part of the EEA Grants programme cycle 2014-2021.


Registration open for Learning Democracy at Utøya

Upper secondary students from all over Norway participated in Learning Democracy at Utøya in 2017. Now the registration is open for the gatherings in 2018.


OECD Learning Compass 2030

EWC took part at the informal meeting of the OECD International Working Group Education 2030 in Paris, 23-25 October 2017. Here is a report from EWC senior advisor Iryna Sabor.


Focus on inclusion at Slovak Academy

The Slovak Academy Democratic Schools for All took place outside Bratislava October 16-21, 2017. Focus was on building inclusive schools, with particular focus on Roma students.


400 teachers and school heads trained to manage controversy

Teacher Trainings

The project “Teaching Controversial Issues in the Nordic countries” has so far reached up to 400 teachers and school heads.


Report from the Baltic Forum on EDC/HRE

EWC participated in the Baltic Forum on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education, October 17th. Here is a report from the Forum written by EWC Project officer, Valentina Papeikiene.


Jackson receives honorary doctorate

Professor Robert Jackson was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Norwegian School of Theology in Oslo, October 21.


Combatting hate speech with human rights narratives

Counter and Alternative Narratives to Hate Speech

Youth leaders and youth workers from 14 European countries gathered at Utøya to learn about counter and alternative narratives to hate speech.


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.  


Karl Johans gate 2,
NO 0154 Oslo, Norway

Karl Johans gate 2,
NO 0154 Oslo, Norway

PHONE: +47 21 08 24 10
MAIL: post@theewc.org