Digital Cititzenship Education Handbook

Being Child in the Age of Technology

20/03/2019 Strasbourg

Children today live in a rapidly changing world with expanding horizons. Technology has brought not only new experiences for them to enjoy, but a whole new dimension to their daily life in an ethereal world that we know as “being online”. Children and young people, therefore, should have the...

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“Education: The Key to Integration”: new documentary on the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR)

18 March 2019 Strasbourg

“One document can change someone’s life for the better” is the opening sentence of a new short documentary produced by the Education Department on the Project “European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR)”. The video presents the EQPR as a tool supporting refugees’ integration into their...

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School students march for the climate all over Europe

18/03/2019 Strasbourg

In this interview, the Head of the Council of Europe’s Education Department, Sjur Bergan, speaks about democratic participation and how education should develop competences for democratic culture.

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Norway increases support for the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR)

14 March 2019 Strasbourg

On March 12, the Norwegian Minister for higher education, Iselin Nybø announced Norway will increase its support for the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR) to 1 million NOK (approximately 100 000 Euros) in 2019 because of the good results obtained by the project. Since the...

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Launch of the Council of Europe Education Portal for Online Learning

12/03/2019 Strasbourg

Almost 300 resources, one master class and 10 self-learning courses are available on the new Council of Europe Education Portal for Online Learning launched today. The aim of the Education Portal is to make available to the education professionals across Europe the practical teaching and training...

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Human Rights Commissioner discusses quality education with senior officials from Bosnia and Herzegovina

11 March 2019 Strasbourg

Senior officials from Bosnia and Herzegovina met with CoE and EU officials and experts in Strasbourg to develop concrete plans for improving quality education in Bosnia and Herzegovina. They had the opportunity to discuss how to promote multi-ethnic societies through education with Dunja...

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The role of education in supporting refugees’ integration - joint event in Strasbourg

5 March 2019 Strasbourg

The role of education in supporting the integration of refugees in their host societies was the topic of a roundtable organised by the Council of Europe, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the City of Strasbourg on 1 March at the Strasbourg City Hall (Hôtel de Ville)....

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Timothy Snyder gets copy of Competence Framework

21 February 2019 Strasbourg

On February 21, renowned Yale historian Timothy Snyder visited the Council of Europe to talk about “Illiberal trends in Europe today: Lessons from history”. Timothy Snyder is a prominent historian and public intellectual and the author of Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, On Tyranny:...

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Launch of the Call for proposals for the ECML 2020-2023 programme: Inspiring innovation in language education: changing contexts, evolving competences

21/01/2019 Graz

The European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe (ECML) invites professionals in language education to take part in the Call for proposals which is open until 22 April 2019. The Call for proposals offers the opportunity to benefit from a unique European platform to negotiate,...

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Study visit of a Delegation from the Turkish Ministry of National Education to the Education Department

17 December 2018 Strasbourg

On 17-18 December 2018, a Turkish delegation headed by Mr Mustafa Safran, Deputy Minister of National Education, attended a series of meetings with the Education Department as part of a study visit organised in the framework of the joint EU/CoE project “Generation Democracy: Strengthening a...

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Upcoming events Upcoming events

 11th Session of the CDPPE
Strasbourg (France) - 19 to 21 March 2019

 Bureau of the Lisbon Recognition Convention Committee
Strasbourg (France) - 24 April 2019

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