Democratic competences

24 results in Democratic competences:

22 July and Democratic Citizenship Report of Results 2021

Since the beginning of 2016, The European Wergeland Centre (EWC) has cooperated with Utøya andthe 22 July Centre on establishing the national learning program “22 July and DemocraticCitizenship“. This is the Report of Results 2021. The program aims to educate students from all over Norway about the events of 22 July. The endgoal is to […]

Education for democratic culture and human rights: learning through practice

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 […]

All Different All Equal

This educational pack from the Council of Europe offers a collection of educational methods and theories including ideas, resources, methods and exercises for non-formal intercultural education of young people and adults. The collection will be useful for educators seeking to develop civic and social competencies, including recognition of the value of cultural diversity, openness to […]

Culture of Democracy Through the Visual Art Preschool Education

In each of the 12 created sessions one of the key concepts of EDC/HRE is accompanied with visual art content – visual art language and visual art techniques. The module also introduces Reference Framework on Competences for Democratic Culture (RFCDC) to enable students – future teachers to identify and evaluate democratic level shown in the […]

Democracy through Didactics of Teaching Mathematics

Problem solving is a core competence trained and applied in math and it helps students to further develop citizenship values and competencies, if they also reflect on this after the class. Young teachers aware of this learned potential, will be able to implement it integrated with didactic strategies of teaching mathematics. Module applies the didactic-methodological […]

Culture of Democracy Through the Didactics of Chemistry

The publication is a result of the project Preparing Future Teachers in the Western Balkans: Educating for Democracy & Human Rights 2019–2022, led by the European Wergeland Center. Funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the project provides support for higher education institutions and universities in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia […]

Tasks for Democracy

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 […]

Teaching Controversial Issues

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.