Open Position: Senior Advisor in human rights/citizenship education for The European Wergeland Centre

Isa Rodenhuis Opportunities , ,

  The European Wergeland Centre (EWC) aims to strengthen their newly established Section for Civil Society and Teacher Education. The section is responsible for support to democratic development and strengthening human rights through work with education institutions. It provides a range of projects and initiatives aimed at higher education institutions, teacher training centers, NGOs and …

History Teaching and Democratic Citizenship Education: Innovative Teaching Approaches

In the context of the the project “Fostering History and Citizenship Education in Romania”, three publications (History Teaching and Democratic Citizenship Education, History of the 20th Century, and The Methodic Guide) were made. The project provided an important opportunity for history education in Romania. At the time of the project, the transition of Romania into …

History of the 20th Century and Education for Democratic Citizenship Education

In the context of the the project “Fostering History and Citizenship Education in Romania”, three publications (History Teaching and Democratic Citizenship Education, History of the 20th Century, and The Methodic Guide) were made. The project provided an important opportunity for history education in Romania. At the time of the project, the transition of Romania into …

POLIS – The Austrian Centre for Citizenship Education in Schools

The Austrian Centre for Citizenship Education in Schools is the central education service institution for citizenship education in schools. The centre helps teachers to bring citizenship and human rights education into the classroom, serves as an information platform and advisory centre, develops new materials for the classroom on a regular basis, plays a part in …

History and/or Citizenship Education? Council of Europe Moves Forward in the Inter-Governmental Project on “Quality History Education for the 21st Century” in Utrecht, 27-28 June

EuroClio Association

The Council of Europe has been able in recent years to work toward an overarching design of competences, including values, attitudes, skills and knowledge, which support living together as equals in a democracy. This very important project is complemented by the 2016-2020 Council of Europe project “Educating for Diversity and Democracy. Quality History Education in the …

Fostering History and Citizenship Education in Romania

This project provides an important opportunity for history education in Romania. The transition of Romania into developing into a fully and stable democratic society is still in full swing. Existing myths and stereotypes in history and history education play an important role in the images which Romanian people have of their country, their political system, …

Making History and Citizenship Education More Inclusive in London

On 7-12 November educators from 11 different countries met in London for the second combined special interest group meeting within the project “Strategies for Inclusion”.  Aim of this meeting was to develop and peer-review educational resources that the group members had been preparing for inclusive history and citizenship education. Meeting was hosted by Open Society Foundation London …

Strategies for Inclusion Meeting in Ljubljana: Making Inclusive and Accessible History, Citizenship Educational Materials

Next steps for needs assessment survey and collection of resources agreed At the premises of the Slovenian partner school Zavod za gluhe in naglušne in Ljubljana, Slovenia the partners of the Strategies for Inclusion project met from 26 until 29 June. In this third partner meeting some significant steps were made for the implementation of …