Award ceremony for best practices in promoting academic integrity

7 December 2021 Strasbourg

On the eve of International Anti-Corruption Day, the Council of Europe Education Department held an award ceremony for best practices awarded under its new Best Practice Programme in Promoting Academic Integrity. The ceremony was held as a hybrid event online and in Strasbourg with participants...

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Resources for assessing the home language competences of migrant pupils – an ECML workshop for all countries signatory to the European Cultural Convention

7 December 2021 Online

The online workshop, which took place on 2-3 December 2021, focused on the rationale, objectives and methods for the assessment of the home language competences of plurilingual students with the overall aim of enhancing professional support for young migrants’ learning and for their educational...

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Publication “The democratic culture in the digital environment – a handbook for schools” published

3 DECEMBER 2021 Serbia

Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, schools, teachers, and students have had to adapt to new ways of holding classes and new teaching and learning methods. Teachers had to be creative when making lesson plans to ensure continuity in learning and the development of competences for democratic...

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European Higher Education Area: Looking Back, Looking Forward

6 December 2021 Strasbourg

In this article in University World News, Sjur Bergan, Head of the Council of Europe’s Education Department, takes a look at how the European Higher Education Area developed as well as at some of it main challenges for the years to come.

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Final conference of the joint EU/CoE DISCO Programme – Results achieved and sustainability

1 December 2021 Online

11 funded projects, 15 countries involved, more than 3,000 people reached Co-operation with national partners, international organizations, and governmental bodies Materials to be further disseminated and adopted by public entities Trainings and workshops to be replicated in the future The...

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Schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrate Human Rights and Democracy month in newly equipped “digital democratic classrooms”


In the coming weeks pilot schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina which are part of the European Union and Council of Europe action “Quality education for all” will participate in joint activities to promote democratic school culture and celebrate Human Rights Day. For this occasion, the month of...

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Best Practice Annual Conference and award ceremony

Quality Education: Why should academic integrity be practiced?

7 December 2021 Strasbourg and online

On the eve of the International Anti-Corruption Day, the Council of Europe will reward best practices in promoting academic integrity. The event will bring together over 100 participants and will enable government representatives, academic community, students, and other interested professionals...

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Best Practice Programme in Promoting Academic Integrity – Results of the Call and Award Ceremony

22 November 2021 Strasbourg

Photo: Steering Committee members endorsing the selected practices. The first cycle of the Best Practice Programme in Promoting Academic Integrity during COVID-19 is now at its end. We are delighted to announce that the Dilemma Game App, developed by the Erasmus University Rotterdam, has been...

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A new leaflet on the occasion of the World Children's Day

22 November 2021 Strasbourg

World Children's Day is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote international togetherness and well-being amongst children worldwide. It also marks the date when the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention and Declaration on children's rights. To celebrate the occasion, the Council of...

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Save the date - Webinar on “Literacy and Second Language Learning for the Linguistic Integration of Adult Migrants (LASLLIAM)”

18 November 2021 Strasbourg

The Education Policy Division is organising a webinar entitled ”Literacy and Second Language Learning for the Linguistic Integration of Adult Migrants (LASLLIAM)”. It will take place on 14 January 2022 from 15:00 until 17:00 CET. The LASLLIAM team will present the work on a new reference guide...

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