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.
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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. […]
Authors: Elisabeth Bäckman and Bernard Trafford What is democratic governance and how can it benefit schools in preparing young people to become participating, democratic adult citizens? How can schools and other educational institutions evaluate how they contribute to their students’ education for democratic citizenship (EDC)? By looking at the ways in which their schools operate […]
Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)7 on the Council of Europe Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education For more information and other translation of Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)7 Recommendation CM/Rec (2012)13 of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers to member States on ensuring quality education, adopted on 12 December by the Ministers’ Deputies. Recommendation CM/Rec(2009)4 on […]
Authors: Council of Europe Ministers of Foreign Affairs The White Paper is built on the solid foundations of the Council of Europe acquis. It takes account of the rich material from consultations with many stakeholders – including partners from regions outside Europe – held in 2007. In that sense, it is in many ways a […]
In the summer of 2010, the Council of Europe’s Secretary General, Thorbjørn Jagland, asked an independent “Group of Eminent Persons” (the Group) to prepare a report on the challenges arising from the resurgence of intolerance and discrimination in Europe. The report assesses the seriousness of the risks, identifies their sources and makes a series of […]