Education is one of our main tools to strengthen and safeguard our democracies. The European Wergeland Centre supports teachers, children and parents in this extremely difficult time for Ukraine and Europe. We do not stand by, we stand with Ukraine, Democracy and Human Rights.
Read more about our work in Ukraine and find useful resources and information here
Training courses and workshops
Teachers, teacher trainers and other educators
Young people across Europe
Building a culture of democracy
How we work
We focus on five action areas to achieve our aim of building and sustaining a culture of democracy and human rights in education.
EWC is a resource centre on education for intercultural understanding, human rights and democratic citizenship. Our headquarter is in Oslo and we have field staff in Ukraine, Greece and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
EWC activities and services are free and open for all 46 member states of the Council of Europe. In 2021, we had projects in 22 countries.
Countries with EWC projects
Partnerships with national educational authorities
Schools across Europe
EWC recently launched a new online learning platform. We also provide free and easy access to up-to-date teaching and learning resources.