Educating for Democracy and Human Rights

Join us for the online launch

The European Wergeland Centre and the Council of Europe launches Signposts Teacher Training Module, Wednesday November 25, 2020 10.00-11.30 online.

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Schools across Europe

76 500

Teachers, parents and students


Project partner organizations

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.

How we work

About us

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.

About us


EWC activities and services are free and open for all 47 member states of the Council of Europe. In 2019, the centre had projects in 26 countries.

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Countries with EWC projects


Partnerships with national educational authorities

10 500

People directly trained


EWC provides free and easy access to up-to-date teaching and learning resources.