European and Latin American exchange on Digital Citizenship Education

12 February 2024 Lisbon, Portugal

Organised by UNESCO and Council of Europe, a first event aimed at fostering collaboration and exchange between Europe and Latin America on Digital Citizenship Education (DCE) took place in Lisbon, on February 7 and 8. Representatives from seven states discussed the integration of DCE in education...

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Towards a Digital Citizenship Education Curriculum Framework

25 January 2024 Strasbourg

The Bureau of the Education Committee is set to hold a crucial discussion on the recently conducted feasibility study for a Digital Citizenship Education (DCE) curriculum framework in Strasbourg on January 30, 2024. This meeting marks a significant step in the Council of Europe's initiative to...

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Call for tender for communication and visibility consultancy services in the field of digital transformation in education

23 January 2024 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe Education Department is launching a call for tenders in the framework of its work on the "Digital Transformation in Education". The Call covers communication and visibility services and activities related to Digital Citizenship Education and Digitalisation in Higher...

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NEW PROGRAM FOCUSES ON INTEGRATING AI IN EDUCATION, EMPHASIZING HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRATIC VALUES

Pioneering Discussions Set in Strasbourg on AI Regulation in Education

23 JANUARY 2024 Strasbourg

On 30 January 2023, the Bureau of the Steering Committee for Education (CDEDU) of the Council of Europe will convene in Strasbourg to discuss the groundbreaking "Preparatory study for the development of a legal Instrument on regulating the use of AI systems in education". This high-level meeting...

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Milan Games Week Panel on Gaming and gender: Towards sustainable gaming cultures

22 January 2024 Milan, Italy

The Education Department of the Council of Europe organised a panel session on 24 November 2023 at the Milan Games Week. The panel discussed gender equality in video games and addressed the role of digital citizenship education in this regard. While gaming should be for everyone, it is still very...

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Artificial Intelligence in Education, Conference in Georgia

27 NOVEMBER 2023 TBILISI, GEORGIA

A conference on the topic of “Artificial Intelligence in Education”, was organised by the Georgian National Center for Teacher Professional Development, within the framework of the eTwinning programme. Mr. Ahmed Murat Kilic, head of the Digital Transformation and E-learning Unit, Education...

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Session at Educ@tech Expo Fair in Paris

20 December 2023 Paris, France

The session served to introduce the Guidelines to support equitable partnerships between education institutions and the private sector, as well as its relevance for Recommendation CM/Rec (2019)10 on developing and promoting digital citizenship education, where the Council of Europe Committee of...

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Global Citizenship Education in debate

15 December 2023 Georgia

The National Centre for Teacher Professional Development (TPDC) organized a conference on Global Citizenship Education on 30 October 2023, in Tbilisi, during which Media and Informational Literacy and Digital Citizenship Education core concepts were under discussion. After the discussion in the...

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Call for international consultancy services in the field of digital transformation in education

5 DECEMBER 2023 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe Education Department is launching a call for tenders in the framework of its work on the “Digital Transformation in Education”. The Call covers activities related to Digital Citizenship Education and Digitalisation in Higher Education. Among the main outputs that will be...

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600 teachers trained in Georgia

Media Literacy in formal education

4 December 2023 Georgia

The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia is implementing the project ‘Integrating Media Literacy into Formal Education’ in partnership with the Communications Commission (ComCom), supported by UNICEF. A curriculum of Media Literacy, a manual and a training module for teachers were...

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Training on Cybersecurity in Skopje

27 November 2023 North Macedonia

The Mother Teresa University in Skopje, North Macedonia, organized a training session for 120 university students (60 in pilot group and 60 in control group) on 1 November, which aimed to empower them on online risks prevention through a methodology developed by the European research project...

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Artificial Intelligence and Education Expert group meets in Strasbourg

22 November 2023 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe Artificial Intelligence and Education (AI&ED) expert group gathered in Strasbourg on November 21 and 22 to discuss on several subjects related to the regulation of AI systems in education and its implications, a Policy Toolbox on teaching and learning with and about AI, a...

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Scale of media literacy in Flanders

20 November 2023 Belgium

Increase Media Literacy is the main aim of 'Scale of M', a website that offers free teaching materials to get started with media wisdom in primary education during a game week. Launched in Flanders on 23 October, by Mediawijs, the Flemish Knowledge Centre for Digital and Media Literacy, it also...

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Gaming and gender: Towards sustainable gaming cultures

13 November 2023 Milan, Italy

The Education Department of the Council of Europe is organising a panel on 24 November 2023 at the Milan Games Week. The panel will discuss gender equality in video games address with a particular emphasis on the role of digital citizenship education in this regard. It is designed by the Video...

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Video Games as a Medium for Understanding Migration

30 October 2023 Strasbourg

Migrants, refugees, and forcibly displaced people in general are often portrayed in simplified and negative terms. Discourses surrounding border control, limitations to migration and rejection of otherness are not only prevalent in the media, but also find substantial representation in video...

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Game-based learning as a contribution to DCE

30 October 2023 Austria

The Austrian Centre for Citizenship Education in Schools (Polis) published the brochure 'Game-based learning als beitrag zur digitalen bürger:innenschaft’ (Game-based learning as a contribution to digital citizenship), which presents eleven games and puts them in a concrete context with the...

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Easy Steps to help learners become Digital Citizens

25 October 2023 Strasbourg

Digital technology figures largely in the life of most teachers and educators today. They use it to gather and organise content, follow the progress of learners, explore new learning opportunities and much more. It often holds an even greater place in the life of students, as a tool for learning...

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Archive for Education in Flemish

23 October 2023 Belgium

Last school year 185,000 users explored the Archive for Education, a comprehensive databank of audiovisual content designed to teachers and students in secondary education, and aiming to nurture search skills, media knowledge, media literacy and citizenship education. This initiative of the...

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Digital with Purpose Global Summit 2023: Promoting Child-Rights Based Cooperation

29 septembre 2023 Lisbon, Portugal

The Digital with Purpose Global Summit 2023 brought together international digital leaders from public and private sectors. The summit, organised by the Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), focused on advancing digital innovations that serve societal well-being, and finally...

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"Trophées des classes" in France

10 October 2023 France

The French Ministry of Education and Youth organised a new edition of the "Trophées des classes" competition in 2023, aimed to promote a citizenship approach to the use of digital technology as part of media and information education, and to raise awareness of the rights and duties associated...

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