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Framework and approach
The European Module Series are directed at trainers working in the field of education and wishing to improve their knowledge and to develop their skills in the priority fields of the Council of Europe, namely, democracy, human rights and the rule of law. The modules offer a unique experience in a stimulating international environment which gathers trainers coming from across Europe and beyond.

The training includes 5 phases at the end of which the participants will be invited to submit a proposal of educational training materials that they will have designed, tested and improved throughout the course. Participants are expected to invest about 120-150 hours to accomplish the training which is spread over 12 to 18 months.

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The PESTALOZZI Network of Trainers

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EUROPEAN MODULES 2012/2013

“The use of social media for democratic participation”

Module A
25/09/2012 – 28/09/2012
European Youth Centre, Strasbourg, Council of Europe
Language : English and French

Module B (2013 – dates to be confirmed)

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EUROPEAN MODULES 2011/2012

DISCRIMINATION -TEAM
Education for the prevention of discrimination / Education à la prévention de la discrimination

Module A
11/10 – 14/10/2011
European Youth Centre
, Strasbourg, Council of Europe
Language : English and French

Module B (02/05 – 04/05/2012HAMPTON'S HOTEL NAMUR Chaussée de Dinant, Belgium
Language : English and French

VIOLENCE - Team
Education for the prevention of violence in schools / Education à la prévention de la violence à l’école

Module A
29/11 – 02/12/2011
European Youth Centre
, Strasbourg, Council of Europe
Language : English and French

Module B (20/06 – 22/06/2012Mercure Madrid Santo Domingo Hotel Spain)
Language : English and French

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THEMES AND RESOURCES ON PAST AND PRESENT MODULES

Pestalozzi core knowledge, skills and attitudes for all teachers, 2010/2011
Diversity of world views and world knowledge in the classroom, 2010/2011

EDC Core Competences for teachers, 2009/2010
Education for the prevention of crimes against humanity, 2009/2010

Media literacy based on human rights, 2008/2009

History teaching, 2007/2008
Education for linguistic and cultural diversity, 2007/2008

Intercultural education, 2006/2007
Education for democratic citizenship and human rights, 2006/2007

PESTALOZZI NETWORK of TRAINERS

Through the five phases of a module series the participating teacher trainers and education professionals are trained to become multipliers for Council of Europe standards and principles in the respective field. They begin to share a common understanding of the content as well as of the approach to training, the methodology and teacher competences development.

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