A regional hub for democratic schools

Working closely with the national trainers of the Schools for Democracy Programme, Irpin school No 2 has become a regional hub for implementation of the principles of democracy in secondary schools in the Kyiv region. 

Facing controversial issues

The Slovak Academy

The first Slovak and Czech Regional Academy "Building Inclusive School Environments for All" took place outside Bratislava November 2-6. The participants confronted their own prejudices, discussed controversial perspectives and prepared projects to build democratic and inclusive school environments back home. 

Charter published in Ukrainian

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

The European Wergeland Centre has the pleasure to present the Ukrainian translation of the Council of Europe’s Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)7, the Charter on EDC/HRE.

Slovenian handbook on prevention of peer violence

Prevention of peer violence / Regional Summer Academy Montenegro

EWC’s partners in the project “A systemic approach to peer violence in educational institutions" have published a handbook for teachers in Slovenia.

Disseminating Competences for Democratic Culture

EWC has contributed to several workshops on the Council of Europe’s Competences for Democratic Culture (CDC) in September. A greek German teacher got so engaged that she traveled to Germany to learn more.

Book launch at Berlin symposium

EWC launched the anthology "Crossing Borders" at the Berlin symposium “Education for Change”. The symposium focused on how to combine history learning and human rights education.

Engaged youth at Utøya

Youth gatherings at Utøya

What engages you and what current issues are most important for you, Norway and the world? Norwegian 9th and 10th graders make their voices heard at Learning Democracy at Utøya.

Heading home with concrete plans for inclusion

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.

EWC part of Nordic Safe Cities Network

The European Wergeland Centre has in 2016 been part of the expert group in the Nordic Safe Cities network.

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