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Competences for a democratic culture: from onlookers to engaged and active citizens

The Council of Europe Pestalozzi Programme Summer School 2017, in cooperation with the Academy of Bad Wildbad
Dates: 25 June – 2 July 2017 (arrival 24 June, departure 3 July)
Venue: Bad Wildbad, Germany
The Pestalozzi Programme of the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Academy of Bad Wildbad organises its fifth Summer School in 2017. Education professionals from across Europe are invited to participate in this training opportunity under the overall title of "Competences for a democratic culture". The Summer School lasts full eight days and participants will have the opportunity to choose their own learning curriculum of about 60 hours covering obligatory common activities and a range of thematic courses.

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