TASKs for democracy – 60 activities to learn and assess transversal attitudes, skills and knowledge is a handbook for practitioners in formal and non-formal educational settings, developed within the Pestalozzi Programme Community of Practice of the Council of Europe. The handbook focuses on competences for democracy in all areas of education for educational professionals. Link […]
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The videos were developed within the framework of the Step Up DC – Student Teachers’ Practices for Democratic Culture project (2019 – 2022), funded by Erasmus+. EWC expresses a particular gratitude to Prof. Dr. David Kerr, Ted Huddleston and Prof. Dr. Bojka Djukanovic for their support in the development of these resources.
Since it was published six years ago “Signposts – Policy and practice for teaching about religions and non-religious world views in intercultural education” has been translated into 13 languages. The question asked in Signposts: “How can the study of religions and non-religious world views contribute to intercultural education in schools in Europe” obviously touches a […]
This handbook aims to support teachers and educators to promote media information and literacy, foster the correct behaviour for online communication and collaboration, and encourage the creation of reliable, truth- ful, respectful and original digital content. This publication is the outcome of the Digital Resistance project financed by the European Union- Council of Europe Joint […]
It builds on the Council of Europe’s Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture and the achievements of the longstanding Education for Democratic Citizenship programme, and complements the Internet literacy handbook as part of a coherent approach to educating citizens for the society of the future.
This growing awareness is reflected in the adoption of the Council of Europe Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education by the Organisation’s 47 member states in the framework of Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)7. The Charter is an important reference point for all those dealing with citizenship and human rights education. It provides a […]
Authors: Ted Huddleston and David Kerr. It builds on the training pack for teachers – Living with controversy: teaching controversial issues through education for democratic citizenship and human rights – to offer practical support to school leaders and senior managers on how to proactively manage and react to controversial issues in and beyond the school.
The revised European Charter on the Participation of Young People in Local and Regional Life is a tool to support young people, youth workers, youth organizations and local authorities in promoting and enhancing meaningful youth participation at local and regional level across Europe. This manual addresses questions such as “What is real youth participation? What […]
The brochure is available in more languages at the Council of Europe website where you can also find guidelines for educators, posters and other materials.
Authors: Katerina TouraThe pace and scale of intolerance, radicalisation and violence in Europe today demands an urgent response, and education has an important role to play in this respect – states Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland in his report on the state of human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Europe1. […]