A Council of Europe education campaign

18/10/2008 Strasbourg

Sjur Bergan, Head of the Council of Europe’s Education Department, talks about a new campaign for schools, to be launched on 14 November. Link to video [More]

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Video on impact and results of the Horizontal Facility Actions on Education in the Western Balkans

What does it take to build a democratic culture?

17 October 2018 Strasbourg

What does it take to build a democratic culture? This is the title of a video recently released on the impact and results of the European Union/Council of Europe Horizontal Facility Actions on Education implemented in Albania, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo*. “The methodology we use in our...

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Advocacy Week “Free from corruption”

15/10/2018 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe ETINED Platform is supporting European and national activities organised during the ETINED Advocacy week “Free from corruption”, organised from 15 to 19 October 2018.[More]

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Language of schooling

Languages of schooling are taught as subjects in their own right (literacy, reading, writing, literature, thinking about language, etc.) but also used for the teaching of other subjects (maths, biology, history, geography etc.).

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Language centre governing board meets in Graz

11/10/2018 Graz

The Governing Board of the European Centre for Modern Languages met at ECML premises in Graz on 9 - 10 October. Turnout at the annual meeting was a record high with 40 participants representing 28 of the 33 States party to this Partial Agreement. In addition to reviewing the ongoing ECML program,...

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Discussion on democracy in Dublin


On 5 October the Council of Europe, the International Consortium on Higher Education, Democracy, and Civic Responsibility, and the Irish University Association organized a public debate on the role of higher education in furthering democracy.

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Council of Europe conference in Dublin on the local mission of higher education

09/10/2018 Dublin

On 4 - 5 October the Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Anchor Institutions Task Force, organized a conference on the local mission of higher education. Hosted by Dublin City University, the conference gathered some 35 higher education leaders to explore how higher education institutions...

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Webinar Training on the Council of Europe Toolkit 'Linguistic Support for Adult Refugees'

02/10/2018 Strasbourg

The webinar training was organized by the Education Policy Division on the 20th of September 2018 in the framework of the project Linguistic integration of Adult Migrants (LIAM) 2018 Call for Proposals for the dissemination of the Council of Europe Toolkit 'Linguistic Support for Adult Refugees',...

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European Day of Languages


Throughout Europe, 800 million Europeans are represented in the Council of Europe's 47 member states and all are encouraged to discover more languages at any age, as part of or alongside their studies. This stems from the Council of Europe’s conviction that linguistic diversity is a tool for...

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Launch of the 2018 Survey on Language Policies and Language Requirements for Migrants

13/09/2018 Strasbourg

This survey is organized by the Education Department, in the framework of the project Linguistic Integration of Adult Migrants (LIAM), in cooperation with the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE). The primary purpose of this survey, that follows up on previous Council of Europe...

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Upcoming events Upcoming events

 Launch Event for the Education Campaign “Free to Speak, Safe to Learn” Democratic Schools for All

 2nd Plenary Meeting of the Education Policy Advisors Network


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