Tag Archives: Council of Europe

27-28 Sept, 2nd European Congress on Global Education, Portugal

[ September 27, 2012 to September 28, 2012. ] In 2002, the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, Global Education Network Europe and partners agreed in Maastricht on a strategy for the promotion and support of Global Education in Europe until 2015. The Maastricht Declaration established the first framework for improving, through education, public awareness and understanding of global challenges and how to [...]

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Guidelines for Educators On Countering Intolerance and Discrimination Against Muslims Released

These Guidelines for Educators on Countering Intolerance and Discrimination Against Muslims: Addressing Islamophobia through Education has been jointly developed by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, the Council of Europe and UNESCO, with input from academic experts, teachers and teacher trainees, representatives from intergovernmental organizations  (including UNAOC), and NGOs.
The guidelines are meant [...]

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Evaluation of Good Practice in the Field of Education for Democratic Citizenship. . ..

This is a compilation of good practices in the field of  Education for Democratic Citizenship in 31 of the 48 Member States of the Cultural Convention fo the Council of Europe. It was published during the European Year of Citizenship through Education and compiled by an ad hoc committee of experts.

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Religious diversity and intercultural education: a reference book for schools (2007)

This reference book is intended to help teachers, teacher administrators, policy makers and others deal with the important issue of religious diversity in Europe's schools. The book is the main outcome of the project "The Challenge of intercultural education today: religious diversity and dialogue in Europe", developed by the Council of Europe between 2002 and [...]

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Policies and practices for teaching sociocultural diversity – Concepts, principles and challenges in teacher education (2009)

This publication is aimed at all staff in teacher education institutions. This work offers an outline of the main principles underpinning work in the diversity area. It also introduces some key concepts related to sociocultural diversity in education while analysing some challenges in teacher education and development. It identifies policy measures and guidelines for teachers' [...]

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European Wergeland Centre

The European Wergeland Centre was set up by the Norwegian authorities in May 2009 in collaboration with the Council of Europe to promote research, development and networking in the fields of intercultural education, human rights education and education for democratic citizenship across the 47 states of the Council of Europe. Issues concerned with education about [...]

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