World Refugee Day : submit your project and/or practice


On June 20, it is the World Refugee Day. Have you ever worked with your students on openness to cultural otherness, celebrating diversity, facilitating peer relationships as well as creating a peaceful environment in the classroom? If yes, let us know about your project. Share it with us and let...

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The next big conference of the Democratic Schools Network in Athens on 6-7 June!

6-7 June 2019 Athens (Greece)

The Council of Europe Conference “Democracy in Action” will be held in Athens on the 6th and 7th of June 2019. It will take stock of and contribute to giving further visibility to educational resources developed in the framework of Council of Europe’s education programmes and stimulate synergies...

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Share your practices and get involved in our Campaign!


Making children’s and students’ voices heard Addressing controversial issues Preventing violence and bullying Dealing with propaganda, misinformation and fake news Tackling discrimination Improving well-being at school Share it with us and let thousands of practitioners across Europe know about...

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Review of the campaign launch event and panel sessions

The event was opened by Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway, and Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe. Participants included students, educators, representatives of public authorities and experts from all over Europe. From left to right: Snežana SAMARDŽIĆ-MARKOVIĆ,...

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Join our campaign Free to Speak, Safe to Learn!

7 December 2018

Make your school project or initiative known to thousands of schools and practitioners across Europe! Just visit the Get Involved section on the Campaign Free to Speak - Safe to Learn website, fill in the two required documents (School Pledge and Campaign Participation) and send them to us by email!

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Schools are ‘the foundation on which we build inclusive societies’, says Council of Europe Secretary General

14 November 2018 Oslo, Norway

The new Council of Europe education campaign – Free to Speak, Safe to Learn – Democratic Schools for All – has been enthusiastically launched in Oslo, in the presence of the Norwegian Prime Minister, education ministers, the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, education experts,...

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Launch of the new Council of Europe Campaign "Free to Speak - Safe to Learn" Democratic schools for All

14-16/11/2018 Oslo (Norway)

The Council of Europe is launching its new campaign "Free to Speak - Safe to Learn" Democratic schools for All from 14-16 November in Oslo. The conference is a joint event with the European Wergeland Centre (EWC), the main partner in the campaign. EWC will be celebrating their 10th Anniversary....

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