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Summer School 2014 “Promoting Participation”
28 June – 6 July 2014 -

The Summer School will deal with the different aspects of the theme “Promoting participation”. It will look at the diverse issues of participation in social, cultural, political and economic life, etc. and in particular at what school, and teachers and educators, can do to promote the development of the attitudes, skills and knowledge which are necessary to be able to fully participate in life in a democratic society




 April 24-25,2014 - The professional image and ethos of teachers



Doboj viewAugust 29, 2013 - A teachers’ manifesto for the 21st century

In this podcast, education specialist Josef Huber discusses ideas for a new 21st century teaching and education manifesto. The Head of the ‘Pestalozzi Programme for the Training of Education Professionals Programme wants this blueprint for the future to be at the heart of a conference in Strasbourg next April (24-25) entitled ‘Professional Image and Ethos of Teachers.’


Doboj viewMarch 19, 2012 - Is Europe miseducating its youth?

Education in Europe is one subject where the facts rarely conform to the experience.The expansion of higher education, the vast learning opportunities available through the internet and improving examination pass rates mean that school- leavers should now be recognised as more knowledgeable and competent than peers from previous generations.


Doboj viewJanuary 11, 2012 - How learning lost its fun

In this interview Josef Huber, co-author of the new book ‘Teacher Education for Change,’ discusses the current concern about state education and gives his views on how teachers can put the “fun” back into learning.




The Pestalozzi Programme was the Council of Europe's programme for the professional development of teachers until the end of 2017.