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Learning for Democracy Online

Related to: Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

Learning for Democracy Online aims to support the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine to establish a national online platform for digital teaching and learning resources to be available for all 460 000 teachers in 17 000 schools in the country.


What: Producing and providing access to digital teaching and learning materials and online courses fostering democratic competences at school according to requirements of the new national curriculum.

For: School students, teachers, school heads, parents and teacher trainers

How: Development of new digital materials as well as translation and adaptation of existing Council of Europe resources in education for democratic citizenship and human rights; development of massive open online courses (MOOCs); trainings for strengthening capacity of teacher trainers and developers of online learning resources.

Result: Three MOOCs and digital resources in education for democratic citizenship and human rights developed; national expertise in development of online learning resources fostering democratic competences strengthened; all 460 000 teachers in 17 000 schools have access to the new online resources in education for democratic citizenship and human rights.

Organized by: The European Wergeland Centre in close cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and implementing partner ISAR Ednannia (Kyiv).

Working language: Ukrainian and English

Financed by: The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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The European Wergeland Centre

Andriy Donets

Ukraine
Programme Coordinator
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Andriy Donets is Coordinator of the National Trainers' Network of the EWC programme "Schools for democracy: Supporting Educational Reforms in Ukraine".

Donets also works as project manager at NGO Ednannia in Kyiv, Ukraine. He carries out educational activities with children and young people for 15 years using and promoting non-formal learning approach. Since 2007 Andriy cooperates as a trainer with the EU's SALTO Resource Centres and since 2011 he is a member of the trainers pool of the Youth Department of the Derectorate of Democratic Citizenship and Participation of the Council of Europe.

The European Wergeland Centre

Iryna Sabor

Senior Advisor
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Iryna Sabor is responsible for the EWC's projects in Ukraine. She holds a Master's degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Oslo (Norway) and a Master's in International Economic Relations from the University of Lviv (Ukraine). She has earlier served in the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and was posted at the Embassy of Ukraine in Norway. 

The European Wergeland Centre

Marina Dyshlovska

Advisor
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Marina Dyshlovska is an Advisor for the programme "Schools for Democracy: Supporting Educational Reforms in Ukraine". Her main responsibilities are to ensure appropriate implementation of the Programme and to report to the donor on Programme results.

Dyshlovska holds a Master’s degree in English and Swedish Philology from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine. She previously worked at the Norwegian Embassy in Kyiv as project coordinator.

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