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Teacher Trainings

Related to: 22 July and Democratic Citizenship

Trainings for teachers, educators and others who work closely with young people on 22 July and democratic citizenship.


What: Trainings on how to teach about 22 July and related topics in the classroom or other educational settings. Based on the principles and approaches of education for democratic citizenship and human rights, the trainings also provides tools and strategies for teaching and managing controversial issues in school.  

Why: The aim is to help teachers and other educators to recognize the value of engaging young people in democratic dialogue about controversial issues, to strengthen the confidence and competences to make democratic dialogue about controversial issues a part of their everyday practice in schools and other educational settings.

For: Teachers and other educators

How: Workshops at Utøya

Organized by: The European Wergeland Centre, Utøya AS, the 22 July Centre

Working language: Norwegian

Financed by: The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Science, The Norwegian Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation

Project responsible Contact us
The European Wergeland Centre

Ingrid Aspelund

Project Officer
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Ms. Aspelund is responsible for coordinating EWC's projects related to issues such as prevention of hate speech, discrimination, violent extremism and radicalization, and is responsible for the project “22 July and Democratic Citizenship”. She has a Master in International and Multicultural Education and a Bachelor in Development Studies from Oslo and Akershus University College. Ms. Aspelund has previously worked as a campaign advisor for the No Hate Speech Movement in Norway and was the head of Norwegian People’s Aid Solidarity Youth 2015-2017.

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