Launch of a new Digital Citizenship Education website

19 September 2017 Strasbourg

This new activity of the Education Policy Division contributes to reshaping the role that education plays in enabling all children to acquire the competences they need as digital citizens to participate actively and responsibly in democratic society, whether offline or online. This website...

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The CEFR Companion Volume with New Descriptors is now available online

19 September 2017 Strasbourg

The Companion Volume with New Descriptors (provisional Edition) is intended as a complement to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, teaching, assessment (CEFR). It represents another important step in a process that has been pursued by the Council of Europe since...

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Working conference on a Policy Framework for Digital Citizenship Education

13 September 2017 Strasbourg

The Education Policy Division of the Council of Europe is organising a working conference on 21-22 September 2017 in Strasbourg. The conference will bring around 70 participants including education policy makers, school administrators and teachers, representatives of civil society organisations...

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School segregation still deprives many children of quality education

12 September 2017 Strasbourg

“The right to education is a fundamental human right. Yet, many European countries still deny thousands of children, including children with disabilities, Roma children and refugee or migrant children, equal access to it by keeping them in segregated schools. This is a violation of children’s...

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Bilateral Project Developing a culture of co-operation when teaching and learning history (2012-2016)

07 Septemeber 2017 Strasbourg

To raise awareness of teaching and learning history in its complexity in the context of cultural diversity and globalisation, based on multiperspectivity with a view of overcoming stereotypes and prejudices and strengthening reconciliation processes, is one of the aims of the Council of Europe...

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Upcoming events Upcoming events

Working conference: Empowering digital citizens
Strasbourg (France) - 21-23 September 2017

Czech Chairmanship Conference “Framework of competences for democratic culture"
Prague (Czech Republic) - October 2017

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