21 June 2017. Session I (11h -12h) and Session II (13h30 -15h)

Description Description

The aim of this workshop is to share examples of good / innovative / effective practice and to discuss the lessons learned from the existent policies and practices in various policy areas of education for democratic citizenship and human rights.  In particular, the participants will discuss preconditions for successful practices, as well as of the existing challenges and barriers and possible ways to address them. This session will build upon the examples shared by the governments and civil society organisations in the framework of the preparation of the Report, as well as on the experiences of all the workshop participants. 

Time schedule Time schedule
Topics Topics
Expected Outcome Expected Outcome
  • An overview of existing practices.
  • A shared understanding of preconditions for successful policies and practices in the area of education for democratic citizenship and human rights education, as well as of the existing challenges and barriers and possible ways to address them.
  • List of recommendations for specific policy areas (in accordance with the Articles of the Charter) to be included in the conference report, based on the Recommendations of the Report on the State of citizenship and human rights education in Europe and including possible means of implementation and qualitative and quantitative indicators for evaluating progress (a model will be provided prior to the Conference).
Questions for discussion Questions for discussion

What are the examples of good / innovative / effective practice shared during this workshop? 


What are the criteria to define good / innovative / effective practice that are currently used in the countries and how are they developed?


What works well?  What are the common / important features that ensure their success / quality?


What does not work well and why?  What can we learn from these experiences and what are the obstacles / challenges that are shared across different practices?


To what extent can these practices be used in a different context?  How can they be adapted?


How to mainstream good / innovative / effective practice in the education systems?  What are the roles of different actors?