Online Now: Council of Europe Pestalozzi Training Programme 2016

The PESTALOZZI Programme , the Council of Europe’s programme for the professional development of teachers and education actors has published their programme for 2016. With 25 new events and activities for the coming year, the programme certainly has a lot to offer. The programme starts with a European workshop in Romania “Tolerance and respect for European values: For an intercultural Europe” at the end of March and runs through to November with the European workshop “Active learning strategies for the development of functional literacy” which takes place in Belarus, with many other workshops, national events, summer schools and trainer training courses in between. Please find an overview of activities in 2016 here.

Council of Europe Publishes Handbook to Promote Democracy through and in Education

The Pestalozzi Programme of the Council of Europe has published “Developing competences for democracy – 60 activities to learn and assess transversal attitudes, skills and knowledge (TASKs)”, to support teachers in their efforts to promote democracy through and in education.

This book is meant as a handbook for practitioners in formal and non-formal educational settings. You can find the handbook here.