Partner institutions of the project “Strengthening Democratic Citizenship Education in Albania” attended the 3rd Steering Committee meeting to discuss the current status of activities and the way forward.
Senior representatives from the Ministry of Education and Sport, the Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination, the People’s Advocate, the Parent´s Council, Student Parliament and civil society shared their positive views about the progress of activities so far, focusing on the contribution to the National Education Strategy (2021 -2026), the capacity-building activities in the project´s pilot schools and activities towards more inclusive and democratic schools.
They underlined the importance of furthering the co-operation with the Quality Assurance Agency for Pre-university Education in view of introducing on-line teaching and learning tools based on the CoE Education Department’s LEMON platform, introducing Labs for Democratic Culture as well as activities with schools and students on environment protection.
The Steering Committee approved the progress report, took note of the updated risk register as well as approved the indicative workplan for the next implementation period and expressed their strong support in continuing and adapting project activities to ensure that they are relevant and provide concrete support for lasting change for the citizens of Albania.
The project “Strengthening Democratic Citizenship Education in Albania” is implemented by the Council of Europe and funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.