The Observatory on History Teaching in Europe is an Enlarged Partial Agreement of the Council of Europe, whose mission is to promote quality education in order to enhance the understanding of democratic culture. The Observatory provides a clear picture of the state of history teaching in its member states, based on reliable data and facts on how history is taught, through regular and thematic reports.



The first OHTE Thematic Report on "Pandemics and natural disasters as reflected in history teaching" is now available.

How are pandemics and natural disasters taught ?             


Why should pandemics and natural disasters be taught in history lessons?


Ways of teaching about the history of pandemics and natural disasters


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Back 6th Governing Board Meeting

Statutory Strasbourg, France 9 February 2023
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