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 …

Hidden in plain sight: Teaching the history of people with disabilities

Helen Snelson Articles

One of the many wonderful things about EUROCLIO – the European Association of History Educators is the opportunity it provides to meet and learn from other people with teaching and research interests and perspectives that challenge and inspire better practice. Thus it was, during a project meeting in EURCLIO’s office in The Hague in 2017, …

Teaching Democracy: Balancing between Free Speech and Offensive Expressions

Jilt Jorritsma Articles

Event: Far-Right Extremism in the classroom 13-14 June 2019, Berlin, Germany  History education is more and more perceived as a means to strengthen democratic values among students. In order to become full and active members of society, students need to learn about mutual respect, tolerance and peaceful resolution of conflicts. This requires methods of teaching …

Spanish Association of History and Geography Teachers

The Spanish Association of History and Geography Teachers was founded the 30th of January of 1991, at Cervantes, a historical secondary school in Madrid, which also pioneered bilingual educational programs. Among its objectives is to continue training history educators. Currently we are in a renewing process along with EUROCLIO in order to promote a pedagogic …

Hungarian History Teachers’ Association

The Hungarian History Teachers’ Association Törtenelemtanarok Egylete was founded in 1989 and was amongst the first organisations to join EUROCLIO. Törtenelemtanarok Egylete is a non-profit non-governmental organisation whose main goal is to support the learning and teaching of history by sharing and exchanging knowledge and experience. We have 400 members and local groups in, with …

History Teachers’ Association of Ireland

The HTAI aims: To protect and foster the role of history within the Irish education system To encourage the better teaching of history by keeping Irish history teachers in contact with new developements in historical research and new approaches to history education To keep Irish history teachers in touch with international thinking on education through …

History Teachers Association of Montenegro

The History Teachers Association of Montenegro (HIPMONT) was established in 2011 and quickly managed to expand its membership to majority of history teachers and history education professionals in Montenegro. After working in close cooperation with the Ministry of Education of Montenegro and their Departments for Schools and Department for School Textbooks, HIPMONT engaged in several …

Finnish Association for Teachers of History and Social Studies

The Association for Teachers of History and Social Studies in Finland was founded in 1948 to promote the interest of history teachers as well as to support them in their work. The association produces material for history teachers and organizes training courses for its members. In addition, the association aims to didactically and pedagogically develop …

Swedish History Teachers’ Association

HLF, the Swedish association for history teachers, is an unpolitical and idealistic organization who works in a democratic way. The association strive for a good discussion about history teaching on all levels in the Swedish school, and university, mostly in refresher courses and our publications. We want to stimulate the development in didactic of history …

Norwegian History Teachers’ Association

Founded in 1869, the Norwegian Historical Association (Den norske historiske forening), acronym HIFO, is today an organization with extensive and varied activities, serving the interests of professional historians in Norway. The association aims to promote historical research, encourage the teaching of history at all levels and strengthen the position of the discipline in the Norwegian …