15/04/2014: Education Experts to Define Ideal Teachers for Future
Education experts from across Europe are meeting next week to define the teachers we need for the 21st Century.
The Professional Image and Ethos of Teachers will be held at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg from 24-25 April.
Participants will debate how teachers can equip pupils and students with the skills and understanding they need to meet the challenges and opportunities of our century â€“ information technology, multiculturalism, economic constraints and environmental threats.
Discussions will cover: teachersâ€™ professional image and ethos, what makes a perfect teacher and a manifesto for teachers, to be published in the wake of the conference.
Apprenticeship and educational trainings in Italian and European schools: the state of the art and good practices.
Problems to face and possible solutions for better insertion into the job market. 6 to 9 October;
Please note that the workshop scheduled for October: "Learning diversity and global thinking through international school networks" Vienna, Austria - is canceled.
26/03/2014: Trainer training courses (Module series) 2014/2015.
Physical education and sport for democracy and human rights.
This European training course for trainers will be organised by the Pestalozzi Programme of the Council of Europe and the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS). They propose to implement a project on how values of the Council of Europe such as tolerance,
intercultural understanding, diversity etc. can be promoted in school sport (Physical Education lessons and extra-curricular school sport).
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.
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.
Who we are?
The PESTALOZZI Programme is the Council of Europe
programme for the professional development of teachers and