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Albanian Study Visit

EWC recently organized a study visit in Norway for the Council of Europe programme “Fighting bullying and extremism in the education system in Albania”.


President of Norwegian Parliament visited Schools for Democracy

19 September, President of the Norwegian Parliament, Tone Wilhelmsen Trøen, visited Kyiv School 292 that takes part in the third cycle of EWC's Schools for Democracy Programme in Ukraine.


A fall filled with activities at Utøya

Learning Democracy at Utøya / Teacher Trainings / International Trainings and Workshops

The 22 July and Democratic Citizenship programme is now running at full speed with one activity replacing the other at Utøya this fall.


Minority and Migrant Rights in Europe

EWC Executive Director Ana Perona-Fjeldstad took part in a high level panel at the seminar "Minority and Migrant Rights in Europe in the era of Populism: Boosting Benefits and Addressing Challenges". The seminar was organized by the Croatian embassy in Oslo and PRIO September 10, 2019.


Training for teacher students

EWC organizes a 3 day training for Norwegian teacher students at Utøya November 5-7, 2018.  Participants will learn how to teach about the terror attacks of July 22, 2011 and democratic citizenship. Emphasis will be placed on how to teach about controversial issues.


Teacher training in Iceland

Teaching Controversial Issues in the Nordic Countries

EWC co-organized a teacher training on Teaching Controversial Issues in Reykjavik September 8, 2018. 


Summing up the joint efforts towards better Ukraine - National conference within the Schools for Democracy Programme

More than 240 participants gathered in Kyiv on 26-27 June for the National conference to celebrate the good practices of the democratization projects schools from all over Ukraine have carried out this school year.


Baltic Regional Summer Academy brings 36 school representatives from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania together!

During the 4 day training, 12 school teams from Baltic countries learned how to create an inclusive learning environment including how to deal with controversial issues in the classroom.


Call for participants: "Dealing with Controversy through Education"

The European Wergeland Centre together with the Education Development Centre (Lithuania), the National Centre for Education (Latvia) and the Finnish National Agency for Education (Finland) invites representatives of institutions, active in formal and non-formal education, from Nordic and Baltic States to submit applications to take part in the Training for Trainers course “Dealing with controversy through education: a regional approach”.


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