Authors: Robert Jackson Taking careful account of feedback from education officials, teachers and teacher trainers in Council of Europe member states, Signposts gives advice, for example, on clarifying the terms used in this form of education; developing competences for teaching and learning, and working with different didactical approaches; creating safe space for moderated student-to-student dialogue in the classroom; helping students […]
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Authors: Claudia Lenz, Research Coordinator & Ana Perona-Fjeldstad, Executive Director, EWC
Authors: Felisa TibbittsThis publication was developed for education practitioners, policy makers and others interested to learn about strategies for preventing discrimination and violence in schools and communities through a whole school approach focused on the “positive values” of democracy, human rights and intercultural dialogue. This approach assumes that long-term solutions to violence and discrimination in […]
Volume 1 features good practices from the 3-year educational programme Promotion of Civic Education in the regions of the Russian Federation. Volume 2 presents an overview of a number of local initiatives, promoting citizenship and human rights education in the Russian Federation, undertaken by the “Practicing Citizenship” programme participants in 2016. Language of publication – […]
Scholars and other education professionals have been invited to publish their views on current research and scholarly debates in the field of Education for Human Rights (HRE), Democratic Citizenship (EDC) and Intercultural Understanding (ICE).
The new curriculum includes four key transversal topics: Civic Responsibility, Health and Safety, Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy, Environment and Sustainable Development. Civic Responsibility is a transversal topic introducing democratic competences across various subjects. Manual for teachers with recommendations on how to develop democratic competences in 5-9 grades in Ukraine 80 exercises adapted from Council of […]
Report on the conference ‘Democracy at School’ held on 5-7 October, 2014, in Warsaw, Poland, to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Regional Summer Academy programme.
DEMOCRACY IN THE MAKING: Good practices from five years of Regional Summer Academies “Democracy at School and Human Rights in Action” highlights some of the innovative practice which has emerged since the academies were established. It was published by EWC together with the Council of Europe.