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Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

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A three-year national programme in Education for Democratic Citizenship aimed to support reforms in the secondary education and strengthen national dialogue and social cohesion between different regions of Ukraine.


What National Programme in Education for Democratic Citizenship in Ukraine was developed as a supporting tool in launching systemic reforms of the secondary education in Ukraine and aims at promoting democratic culture at school. During 3 years up to 120 schools will implement democratization projects focusing on integration of the EDC/HRE into the teaching and learning process, strengthening democratic governance of schools, building partner relations with local community, developing a more participatory and inclusive environment at school. The Programme also trains national trainers to support implementation of Council of Europe Charter in EDC/HRE in Ukraine. The Programme is designed to strengthen dialogue and cooperation between schools from all the regions in Ukraine.

For School students, teachers, school heads, parents, local community actors, education managers and local authorities

How Training for trainers, introductory trainings on democratic governance for school administration, workshops at schools involving all stakeholders followed by tailored online and offline support of changes at schools nationwide

Results Democratic transformation initiatives at schools and in local communities

Organized by EWC, The Council of Europe, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

Financed by The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Our publications: 

Baseline Study (July, 2016)

Experts Marzena RafalskaKhrystyna ChushakAndriy Donets

More information available on the Programme website in Ukrainian

Project responsible Contact us
The European Wergeland Centre

Iryna Sabor

Senior Advisor
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Iryna Sabor is reponsible for the EWC's projects in the Russian Federation and 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. 

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