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Opened schools for community

The Kosovo Academy

“Before parents only came to the schools four times a year to know the results of their children. Now they are part of the school, not just visitors. I believe that the Kosovo* Academy has opened the schools for the community”, says Arbërie Nagavci, head of the Directorate of Education in Pristina.


Rising Interest in the Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

Having learned about the National Programme in Education for Democratic Citizenship, teachers, parents and pupils of Vynohradiv secondary school №3 have decided to work on implementation of democratic changes in their school on their own.


Schools for Democracy to World Forum for Democracy

Schools for Democracy, EWC’s national program for education for democratic citizenship in Ukraine, has been selected to participate at the 2016 World Forum for Democracy.


Piloting Descriptors of Competences for Democratic Culture

Teachers in Europe working with learners from 9-10 years old up to higher education can contribute to the piloting of the descriptors of the Council of Europe Framework of Competences for a Democratic Culture.


Record number of countries at Regional Summer Academies

The Regional Summer Academy trainings in education for democratic citizenship and human rights will this year reach a record number of participants and countries.


Adult education for democratic citizenship

Citizenship in adult education

A project in Lithuania has showed that that teaching and learning democratic competences is important in a live long learning perspective. Adult education is one way to do it!


Need for curricula changes at schools in Ukraina

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

Schools participating in the Schools for Democracy Programme in Ukraine want stronger integration of democratic citizenship and human rights into the curricula and further steps in developing democratic school governance. 


Trained their class mates after Utøya

Learning Democracy at Utøya

After participating at a training course on Utøya, students from Frydenberg Secondary School used what they had learned to train their fellow students. Through inter-active exercises they facilitated discussions in the classroom about democratic values, human rights and inclusion.


Norwegian students learned from peers in Poland

EWC and Polish NGO Szansa recently organized a study trip where Norwegian youth exchanged experiences and learned from Polish students how to prevent and combat hate speech online.


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