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11/03/2014: Events News
Please note that the workshop scheduled for October: "Learning diversity and global thinking through international school networks" Vienna, Austria - is canceled and the national training event
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - "The impact of implementation of the Pestalozzi Programme for Training of Education Professionals in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina" scheduled for March 23 is postponed to a later date.
03/03/2014: Pestalozzi Summer school 2014 - â€śPromoting Participationâ€ť 28 June â€“ 6 July 2014
You can now apply for participation in the next Summer School of the Pestalozzi Programme. Applications are possible until 23 March 2014.
04/02/2014: The professional image and ethos of teachers
You can register for the conference â€śThe professional image and ethos of teachersâ€ť, 24-25 April, and for the Janusz-Korczak Seminar â€śChildren at the Centre of Educationâ€ť,
23 April 2014, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France.
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 2013 at the
European Youth Center, Strasbourg.
The evaluation report of the module A "SexEd" is
available on our "Documents and reports" page
More info about module series
Use of Social Media for Democratic Participation- Trainer training module
series - 2012/2013
The final report is available on our "Documents and reports" page
Developing Intercultural Competence through Education (Pestalozzi series nÂ°3) (2014)
The current volume takes one step further
towards the full integration of intercultural
competences as a key competence within
the education system. It aims at offering
an educational rationale and conceptual
framework for the development of
intercultural competence, as well as a clear
description of its constitutive elements to
be developed in and through education.
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
training activities of the Pestalozzi Programme for 2014 are online.
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, diversity, human rights, mediation, fighting prejudice, media literacy, to name but a few.
The calendar will be continuously updated with the
detailed descriptions of the activities and some additional
Please consult the section on "How to participate".
It explains in detail the procedure
to follow in case you wish to participate in one of the
different types of events.
The PESTALOZZI Programme is the Council of Europe
programme for the professional development of teachers and
The training activities of the Pestalozzi Programme are open
to all education professionals in Europe.