Education for democratic culture and human rights: learning through practice

This module encompasses a series of topics all dealing with education for democratic citizenship (EDC) and Human Rights Education (HRE). The main goals are to familiarize future teachers with the basic concepts of EDC/HRE, with emphasis on practical work.

A greater emphasis will be put on learning by doing as opposed to classical modes of teaching. The key areas that will be explored are types of democracy, types of political culture, human rights with a large emphasis on rights of children, political participation, intercultural understanding and media literacy. The target groups are master level students trained to be future subject teachers in these fields: English language, German language, Croatian language, History, Philosophy and Psychology.