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29/11/2013: What shows that you are interculturally competent?
The Intercultural Cities Programme and the Pestalozzi Programme are launching a new web application. Optimised for smartphones and tablets this tool will help you look at your intercultural competence in a playful way,
recognise your strong points as well as areas which need further development.
The present application is based on an educational tool developed by a group of education professionals from all over Europe...
Direct link to the application
25/11/2013: Call for trainers “Promoting Participation”:
The next Summer School, organised in cooperation with the Academy of Bad Wildbad, is coming up and we are looking for a team of up to 8 trainers to plan, prepare and run this Summer School from 28 June to 6 July 2014 together with us which will take place at the Academy of Bad Wildbad.
21/11/2013: European Module series 2013/2014.
"Sex/sexuality education Personal development for the prevention of discrimination and violence" and "Respect - Responsible attitudes and behaviour in the virtual social space" are the two ongoing module series for 2013 2014.
The first one took place for module A from 8 to 11 October and the second one from 12 to 15 November at the European Youth Center, Strasbourg.
Use of Social Media for Democratic Participation- Trainer training module series - 2012/2013
The final report is available on our "Documents and reports" page here
29/10/2013: Comic strip competition
Are you interested in "Democracy and Human Rights at School"? Why not enter our competition and see your work on display?
Get involved and design a comic strip on "Democracy and Human Rights at School".
25/10/2013: Info Workshops
The final report of the Pestalozzi workshop "Evaluation of intercultural competence" hold in Oslo, Norway from 9 to 13 of September is available on our "Documents and reports" page
The final report of the Pestalozzi workshop "Democracy in basic education" hold in Helsinki, Finland from 1 to 3 of October is also available on our "Documents and reports" page
A short report supported by pictures of the Pestalozzi workshop on Education for Democracy: Turning Challenges into Opportunities which took place in Ljubljana at the end of June 2013 is available.
01/08/2013: Pestalozzi Programme and the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS)
The Pestalozzi Programme and the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) have decided to cooperate on activities which address the issue of how the values of the Council of Europe such as tolerance,
intercultural understanding, diversity etc. can be promoted in and through school sport.
To develop this project idea further, a number of experts met on 9-10 September 2013 to explore and identify the most promising actions to take. We will keep you informed about future developments.
SAVE THE DATE: 24-25 April 2014
The professional image and ethos of teachers - Strasbourg, France
The conference will highlight the importance of education for preparing our youth for a life as democratic citizens in diverse democratic societies, for their future world of work and for the development of their personality.
It will focus in particular on the implications this has for the image and ethos of teaching profession, the competences of teachers and their day-to-day practices.[More]
Podcast: “A teachers’ manifesto for the 21st century”
The PESTALOZZI Programme is the Council of Europe programme for the professional development of teachers and education actors.
The training activities of the Pestalozzi Programme are open to all education professionals in Europe.