• The European Wergeland Centre

    Democracy learning from Utøya to the classroom

    The students who participated at Learning Democracy at Utøya this fall have brought what they learned back to their classrooms. Schools who want to join the programme, can apply for the spring seminars.

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  • The European Wergeland Centre

    Facing controversial issues

    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. 

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«Educating for democracy and human rights»

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6/ Dec/ 2016

Training for Schools for Democracy 2nd Cycle

Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

A training of trainers for the "Schools for Democracy in Ukraine" programme is under way in Kyiv. An important objective is to prepare the welcome for 40 new schools starting their adventure with the "Schools for Democracy" in 2017.

5/ Dec/ 2016

Taking a modern view of citizenship education

Practicing Citizenship

More than 70 education professionals from Georgia and the Russian Federation shared good practices in citizenship education at a Networking Conference in Tbilisi, Georgia, last month.The conference was organized by EWC in partnership with the Association of the Schools of Political Studies of the Council of Europe and the Tbilisi School of Political Studies as a part of the Practicing Citizenship programme.

18/ Nov/ 2016

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. 



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