European Day of Languages 2022: “Let us value all languages in Europe” says Secretary General of the Council of Europe

26 September 2022

26 September 2022 marks the 21st anniversary of the European Day of Languages. On the occasion of the Day, the Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić stated that "The European Day of Languages is a celebration of the rich tapestry of languages which make our continent so...

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Teacher reflection tool

New ISBN publication - Reference framework of competences for democratic culture - French Version

26 September 2022 Strasbourg

Being a “democratic teacher” requires more than just being good at one’s subject. Among other things, it requires the ability to listen to learners, colleagues and parents and openness to the cultural affiliations and practices they bring to the educational process, empathy and a sense of...

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European Day of Languages

26 September 2022 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe and the European Commission celebrate the European Day of Languages on 26 September. This year it has been important to help refugees from Ukraine settle as much as possible into their host countries, both neighbouring and far away. A central part of this help is assisting...

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Closing Conference of the Project “Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education” in Türkiye

21 September 2022 Ankara, Türkiye

The Project “Strengthening Democratic Culture in Basic Education” celebrated its achievements at its Closing Ceremony and International Conference organised in Ankara on 21 September 2022. The conference started with the opening speeches of Ambassador Mr Faruk Kaymakcı, Deputy Minister of...

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Webinar "A new Council of Europe Recommendation on language education: defining plurilingual and intercultural education"

23 September 2022 Online

In June this year the ECML launched a series of webinars on Recommendation R(2022)1 on the importance of plurilingual and intercultural education for democratic culture, adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in February 2022. The first webinar, which can be viewed here,...

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Tender Procedure for Local Consultancy Services in Education

20 September 2022 Georgia

The Council of Europe Project “Democracy Starts in Schools – Engaging School Children in Decision Making Processes in Schools and Communities in Georgia” has launched a call for the provision of local consultancy services. The aim of the tender is to create a pool of national consultants to...

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Education on democratic competencies discussed at a national congress in Tirana

11-13 September 2022 Tirana

A National Congress on "Challenges of quality and inclusive education towards European integration" took place in Tirana during 11-13 September and was attended by some 2000 educators from Albania and abroad. The Congress was addressed by Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama and the Minister of...

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17 September, New York (UN Headquarters)

17 September 2022 New York

In the framework of the United Nations Transforming Education Summit, the Council of Europe will co-organise an event on “Digital citizenship skill and artificial intelligence in learning and teaching processes: A human rights perspective” together with UNESCO, the Ministry of Education and...

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Upcoming conference on promoting academic integrity

14 September 2022 Rotterdam, Netherlands

On October 5, the Council of Europe Education Department is organising a conference on promoting academic integrity in partnership with the Erasmus University Rotterdam, whose Dilemma Game App, won the best practice award under the Best Practice Programme on Promoting Academic Integrity. Why...

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Tender Procedure for International and National Consultancy Services in Education

14 September 2022 Strasbourg, France

In the context of the joint EU/CoE Project "Supporting an efficient national mechanism of recognition of refugees' qualifications", implemented in Italy, two calls for the provision of international and national consultancy services are now open. Services requested by the Council of Europe cover...

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