EUROCLIO Joins Europeana at EdTechXEurope Conference in London

During the EdTechXEurope 2018 Summit, Steven Stegers (EUROCLIO) joined Milena Popova (Europeana), Alain Thillay (French Ministry of Education), Federica Pascotto (Art Stories) during the panel discussion “Ecosystem unite! Collaboration across the field as the key to unlocking progress”. During this panel, Steven was asked to tell more about the cooperation […]

EUROCLIO Delegation Visits Northeast Asian History Foundation for 3rd Study Visit

From 19 – 25 July, EUROCLIO sent a delegation of representatives to Seoul, South Korea, for the annual NAHF-EUROCLIO Joint Conference. NAHF, the Northeast Asian History Foundation, is one of EUROCLIO’s partners with whom we are involved in the project History Education beyond Borders. The intensive study visit included teaching […]

Discussing the Future Direction of History Education in the Western Balkan

In the EUROCLIO partner-project ePACT we strive to achieve that education authorities and civil society jointly reform education and schools in the region to enhance critical-thinking and active citizenship. During the 4th Regional Summer School in Metlika, Slovenia representatives of the history teacher’s associations in the region gathered together with […]

A Competence Framework on History Education Contribution to Media Literacy

In the current media landscape, students might have the feeling that they are being overwhelmed by information, both online and offline. Sometimes, they can struggle with determining which information is trustworthy, reliable and useful, and which is not. EUROCLIO strongly feels that many of the competences and skills that modern […]

Make your Teaching more Inclusive and Accessible for your Students

The Strategies for Inclusion project has reached its final phase with just a few months left. The partners met for the final time in Slovenia, embedded in the final training seminar of the project. In this meeting the final steps in the project were discussed, both in terms of content […]

Core Team Learning to Disagree, Content Themes Selected

The consortium of Learning to Disagree have selected fifteen educators from twelve different countries to form a project core team. The core team will be developing exemplar content on controversial issues, as well as contributing to the creation of teacher’s guides on dialogue, debate and discussion, and assessment. In general, Learning […]

Over 100 Teachers Trained on “Teaching Europe” in Cyprus, Finland, Spain, Czech Republic and Portugal

As part of the Decisions and Dilemmas 3: making learning about the EU motivating and meaningful project, EUROCLIO member associations in Cyprus, Finland, Spain, Czech Republic and Portugal organised their national events. The events each contained plenary sessions on the project, and the research results of the Teaching Europe research, and workshop […]

The AVATAR method (Pascal Tak, School at Sea, The Netherlands)

Historical empathy through imagination Summary ‘To walk a mile in someone else’s shoes…,’ that is the basic premise for the AVATAR-method. The method is aimed at learning historical empathy as an aspect of historical thinking. Historical empathy is connected to both contextualisation  and the meta-concept historical perspectives. Students take the […]

“The textbook is man-made’. Using history textbooks for active learning, critical thinking and citizenship-building’ (Benny Christensen, Denmark)

Summary In most countries, a textbook is the most basic type of resource in history education. This often leads students to believing that the information from the textbook is reliable, especially since it signals authority. History textbooks also serve as a political statement. In countries with a free market, the […]