Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights (EDC/HRE)


Network of Nordic EDC/HRE coordinators (Helsinki, Finland, 1-2 October 2009)

On 1-2 October 2009, the Network of the Nordic EDC/HRE coordinators met in Helsinki at the invitation of the Finnish National Board of Education, organised by Jorma Kauppinen, Director of General Education of the Finnish National Board of Education and by Kristina Kaihari-Salminen, Finnish EDC/HRE coordinator. The meeting discussed curriculum reforms in EDC/HRE in the Nordic countries with regard to EDC/HRE as well as teacher education. Pupils/students competences were at the heart of the discussions. Participants also shared good practices of implementing EDC/HRE in schools and visited Helsinki University Teacher Training School.
The rapporteur of the meeting was Aidan