07/02/2013: Pestalozzi Summer school
Teachers of all subjects from all types of schools (6-19) and other education professionals (school heads, parent representatives, community representatives, school psychologists, educators from the non-formal education sector, etc.) are invited to participate in the first Summer School of the Pestalozzi Programme in cooperation with the Academy of Bad Wildbad
Teaching and education challenges of the 21st century
Following the Council of Europe conference (OING),
Commission of Education and Culture has prepared a survey
dedicated to European teachers, dealing with teaching and
education challenges of the 21st century.
More information and link to the questionnaire to fill out online
It is in
this context that a questionnaire was developed to obtain
the opinion of up European teachers. More than a hundred
interviews have been conducted and we thank you warmly. A
big congratulations to countries rallied strongly ! But it
is not enough. We still need answers from all European
13/01/2013: Training activities 2013
The training activities of the Pestalozzi Programme for 2013 are online as from today. In cooperation with our partners in our member states we can offer a wide range of training opportunities for education professionals
across Europe on and around the major aspects of education for democracy: citizenship, human rights, diversity, languages, the prevention of violence and discrimination, responsible behaviour in the social space, to name but a few.
Click on the picture to access to the schedule of activities of the Pestalozzi programme for 2013
Intercultural competence for all - Preparation for living in a heterogeneous world (Pestalozzi series n°2) (2012)
Education which helps citizens live together in our diverse societies is a matter of urgency. We all need to develop the ability to understand each other across all types of cultural barriers; this is a fundamental prerequisite
for making our diverse democratic societies work. This publication looks at the development of intercultural competence as a key element of mainstream education.
Download this publication (pdf format)
Download the 1st publication -
(Teacher education for change - The theory behind the Council of Europe Pestalozzi Programme (Pestalozzi series n°1) (2011)
Review of “Teacher education for change” by Daniel H. Jarvis in the International Review of Education.More
Edited by Josef Huber and Pascale Mompoint-Gaillard, Teacher education for change: The theory behind the Council of Europe Pestalozzi Programme features a compilation of 11 papers written by a group of international scholars.
"Recognising intercultural competence: What shows that I am interculturally competent?"
We invite you to test a new, draft tool to support you on the way to a fuller understanding of yourself in the context of diversity. It was developed in a long process coordinated by the Pestalozzi Programme and the Intercultural
Cities project of the Council of Europe and the European Wergeland Centre.