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    Students promoting inclusion and conflict resolution

    A core group of 23 students has become agents for inclusion and conflict resolution at the Xhemail Mustafa Primary School in Pristina, following the schools participation at the 2015 Kosovo academy.


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    Trained their class mates after Utøya

    After participating at a training course on Utøya, students from Frydenberg Secondary School used what they had learned to train their fellow students. Through inter-active exercises they facilitated discussions in the classroom about democratic values, human rights and inclusion.


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    Get to know the Schools for Democracy

    EWC has produced a video about the Schools for Democracy, our national programme in education for democratic citizenship in Ukraine. (Select English subtitles)


«Educating for democracy and human rights»

Where we work

EWC activities and services are free and open for all 47 member states of the Council of Europe.

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Thorbjørn Jagland expressed support for EWC

Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland,expressed strong support for the work of the European Wergeland Centre in implementing Council of Europe policies to practice in nearly 30 member states during a visit to the center last week.

31/ Aug/ 2017

Developing Social Skills through Teambuilding

They were very good and talented students, but the class atmosphere was not cooperative. A Regional Summer Academy team from Súkromná základná škola in Senec, Slovakia, aimed to improve the situation by making the 5th graders work in smaller teams and build a better team spirit.

29/ Aug/ 2017

Освіта для світу, що змінюється

Створити у школі середовище, сприятливе для виховання активних громадян, готових до життя в розмаїтому суспільстві, покликана трирічна всеукраїнська програма "Демократична школа". Команда програми переконана: лише відповідного змісту і методів навчання замало - потрібен щоденний досвід реальної демократії в навчальних закладах.

23/ Aug/ 2017


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