• The European Wergeland Centre

    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.


  • The European Wergeland Centre

    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.


  • The European Wergeland Centre

    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

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Зростаємо відповідальними громадянами своєї країни

У Полтавській школі № 5 доповнили програму початкової школи компонентом освіти для демократичного громадянства і прав людини

14/ Jun/ 2017

Preparing training modules based on Signposts

An EWC expert group has adapted the Council of Europe publication Signposts so that it can be used in teacher training.

12/ Jun/ 2017

Teaching Controversial Issues in the Nordic Countries

Teachers, school leaders and representatives from Ministries of Education and other stakeholders from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden spent three days at the European Wergeland Centre and Utøya, exploring the Council of Europe manuals "Teaching Controversial Issues" and "Managing Controversy".

7/ Jun/ 2017

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