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Democratic Governance of Schools

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 […]

Selected Recommendations of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

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 […]

White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue 'Living together as equals in dignity'

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 […]

Living together. Combining diversity and freedom in 21st century Europe – Report of the Group of Eminent Persons of the Council of Europe

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 […]

Shared histories for a Europe without dividing lines

Authors: Council of EuropeShared histories is an interactive e-book published by the Council of Europe with links to external sources. It is a set of exemplar teaching and learning materials, primarily intended for use in teacher training. It is suitable for any mode of teacher training: initial, concurrent, in-service and refresher courses. Shared histories for […]

Gender matters – A manual on addressing gender-based violence affecting young people, second edition

Written and edited by: ANCA-RUXANDRA PANDEA, DARIUSZ GRZEMNY, ELLIE KEEN,  RUI GOMES Authors and editors of the first edition: ANNETTE SCHNEIDER, DENNIS VAN DER VEUR, GORAN BULDIOSKI, KAROLINA VRETHEM, GAVAN TITLEY, GY.RGYI T.TH, YAEL OHANA Gender Matters presents theoretical information, methods and resources for education and training activities, along with concrete exercises that users can […]

Guidelines for Educators on Countering Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims

These Guidelines were developed jointly by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), the Council of Europe and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in consultation with a broad range of stakeholders, including education experts, teachers, civil society representatives and governmental officials.

A glossary of terms for Education for Democratic Citizenship

Authors: Karen O’SheaEducation for Democratic Citizenship (within this glossary the term EDC will be used) isa subject that has achieved significant prominence and interest within the Council ofEurope and individual member states. The resulting increase has led to the widening ofthe debate and the inclusion on new partners in the field. A significant number of […]

School-Community-University partnerships for a Sustainable Democracy

Authors: Matt Hartley, Ted HuddlestonSchool-Community-University partnerships for a Sustainable Democracy: Education for Democratic Citizenship in Europe and the United States of America This guide examines how schools and universities can work together with their local communities to promote democracy in society based on the principles of Education for Democratic Citizenship (EDC), a concept developed by […]