New manual from the Schools for Democracy in Ukraine

The EWC Schools for Democracy in Ukraine Programme has developed the manual “Civic responsibility: 80 exercises for developing citizenship and social competences in 5-9 grades” for Ukrainian secondary schools.


The manual was developed on request from the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, in order to support the recently renewed curriculum for the secondary school. The manual was presented June 29, during the National conference of the Programme, by the Executive Director of the EWC Ana Perona-Fjeldstad to Pavlo Khobzey, deputy minister of education and science of Ukraine.

The manual was developed by an expert group which held master classes during the National conference in Math’s, Ukrainian language and literature, geography, physical training, history, and foreign literature in order to pilot the materials. The feedback received from the participants of the conference underlined the practical dimension and an opportunity for better socialization among the students.

The expert group was estbalised in February 2017. The manual consists of 80 exercises in 12 various subjects for developing citizenship and social competences based on Council of Europe materials.

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