What: Democratization of Schools is a continuation of the “Schools for Democracy” Programme (2015-2017), a successful national programme in Education for Democratic Citizenship. It supports 240 schools in their democratic development in three main areas: teaching and learning, governance and learning environment, and cooperation between school and local community. It will be operated via regional hubs each supporting up to 30 schools.
For: School students, teachers, school heads, parents, local community actors, education managers and local authorities.
How: Trainings and 15 months mentoring support with regular face-to-face school workshops for capacity building and democratic development of 240 schools in the country; training programme for professional development of teacher trainers and teachers; conferences and mini-grants scheme for strengthening local and regional cooperation between schools; regional introductory seminars for experience sharing with 800 more schools.
Result: Sustainable and systematic democratic changes in school learning environment, governance, teaching and learning, and cooperation with the community.
Organized by: The European Wergeland Centre in close cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and implementing partner Center of Education Initiatives (Lviv).
Working language: Ukrainian and English
Financed by: The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs