The overall goal is to improve the quality of education by fostering a democratic culture in the formal education system through applying anti-discriminatory approaches based on the Council of Europe standards and practices.

The first specific objective is to enhance knowledge and awareness on the concept, policies, practices and benefits from inclusive education and a democratic school culture among teachers, staff, students and local communities.

This objective shall be accomplished through the achievement of the following results:

  • A number of examples of good practice for democratic school culture are identified and promoted throughout Kosovo*.
  • A roadmap is developed on how to upscale the experiences from pilot schools to the policy level.

The second specific objective is to enhance the capacities of pilot schools to remove prejudices and discriminatory approaches towards vulnerable groups and to address incidences of violence.

This objective shall be accomplished through the achievement of the following result:

A number of pilot schools introduce specific anti-discrimination measures and mechanisms to monitor these measures.



* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.

This webpage has been produced using funds of a joint project between the European Union and the Council of Europe. The views expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Union.


 Vjosa ROGOVA-DAMONI, Project Officer

 Adelina SHABANI, Project Assistant


VIDEO: “What does it take to build a democratic culture?”

Curriculum for the training of trainers´ course: Fostering a democratic school culture and diversity in schools:

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