In his presentation, Prof Jackson gives an account of the emergence of an interest in the study of religions in publicly funded schools by the Council of Europe, with particular reference to its Recommendation to member states on this subject.
This comparative study of 10 countries examines quality assurance requirements in the field of education for democratic citizenship (EDC) and compares the specific evaluation systems in those countries.
Manual by Arigatou Foundation (in cooperation with UNESCO and UNICEF) •Published 2008
Learning to Live Together provides youth leaders and educators worldwide with the tools for an intercultural and interfaith programme, by which children and young people are able to develop a stronger sense of ethics. It has been developed for use in different religious and secular contexts as a resource for everyone concerned with promoting ethics and values.
In the summer of 2010, the Council of Europe’s Secretary General, Thorbjørn Jagland, asked an independent “Group of Eminent Persons” (the Group) to prepare a report on the challenges arising from the resurgence of intolerance and discrimination in Europe. The report assesses the seriousness of the risks, identifies their sources and makes a series of proposals for “living together” in open European societies.
Manual by Enver Djuliman and Lillian Hjorth (The Norwegian Helsinki Committee) •Published 2008
The manual "Human Rights Schools for Youth" was published by the Norwegian Helsinki Committee in 2008. It is a tool for everyone engaged in democracy building and human rights, and who wish to teach about these subjects.
The European Wergeland Centre (EWC) is a European Resource Centre on Education for Intercultural
Understanding, Human Rights and Democratic Citizenship. EWC’s mission is to build bridges between
policy, research and practice.