Course on Disinformation

New series of online courses on digital citizenship education

19 July 2024 Online

Educators across Europe can benefit from a new online training programme to improve their skills in building resilience to disinformation among young people. “Disinformation” is part of a series of online courses on digital citizenship education developed in close co-operation with the European...

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New Project to Enhance Foreign Language Education in Türkiye starts

19 July 2024 Ankara, Türkiye

A new, ambitious project aimed at reinforcing foreign language education in Türkiye has officially commenced. The 5-year joint EU/CoE project seeks to align Turkish foreign language education with internationally recognised standards, specifically the Common European Framework of Reference for...

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Deadline: 2nd September 2024

Call for tenders supporting the creation of a European Space for Citizenship Education

17 July 2024

The Education Department of the Council of Europe, as part of the action planned within Pilar 1 of its Education Strategy 2024-2030, “Renewing the democratic and civic mission of education”, is proposing the creation of a European Space for Citizenship Education, which aims to ensure the...

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Moldova: joint initiative with the Constitutional Court to strengthen students’ competences for democratic culture

12 July 2024 Republic of Moldova

Over 300 high school students from 11 schools across Moldova participated during the school year 2023-2024 in study visits to the Constitutional Court of Moldova to learn more about the Constitution and its role in a democratic and rule of law-based state. The study visits were made possible...

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SAVE THE DATE: "Academic Freedom in Action" Conference

12 July 2024 Strasbourg

The conference "Academic Freedom in Action”, scheduled to take place on 13-14 November 2024 in Strasbourg, will highlight the democratic mission of higher education and the importance of protecting and promoting academic freedom, ensuring that higher education remains a cornerstone of democracy...

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Education at Times of Emergencies and Crisis: EDURES Pilot Project Progresses in Friuli Venezia Giulia Region

12 July 2024 Italy

Further to the adoption of the Resolution on Education in Times of Emergencies and Crisis and a draft toolkit supporting its implementation, in accordance with the decisions by the CDEDU, the Council of Europe’s EDURES Pilot Project has been underway since Spring 2024, in the Friuli Venezia...

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Education in times of emergencies and crisis: EDURES piloting officially launched in Albania

3-5 July 2024 Albania

On 3 July 2024, a piloting of the Council of Europe’s toolkit on Education at times of emergencies and crisis that was developed to support the implementation of the Resolution adopted by the Council of Europe Standing Conference of the European Ministers responsible for Education in September...

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Teachers take first steps to become certified trainers on the Competences for democratic culture

2-4 July 2024 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ten teachers from primary and secondary schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) participated in the Training of trainers for teachers from Resource centres organised within the joint European Union/Council of Europe action “Quality education for all” from 2 to 4 July. This group of teachers who...

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A peer learning event in Albania welcomes new schools onboard

2-3 July 2024 Albania

Within the framework of the project “Strengthening Democratic Citizenship Education in Albania”, a peer learning event was organised on 2-3 July 2024 by the Council of Europe to welcome 10 new schools to become part of the piloting of the Democratic Culture Labs concept. The event was implemented...

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Addressing populism through citizenship education: Keynote at London Metropolitan University

2 July 2024 London, United Kingdom

The Council of Europe’s Education Department was invited to deliver the opening keynote at the London Metropolitan University’s annual Student and Staff Research conference, bringing together staff and students to showcase their research. Addressing the audience, Sarah Keating, Head of the...

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