Council of Europe Brings History Education Policy Makers and Practitioners in Belgrade for Final Regional Seminar

On 4-5 October, the Council of Europe History Teaching Unit, with support of the Ministry of Education of Serbia and the University of Belgrade held its fourth and final regional seminar in the inter-governmental project “Educating for Diversity and Democracy. Quality History Education in the 21st Century” which seeks to […]

Seminar on “The Role of NGOs in Remembrance of the Holocaust”

The Council of Europe – within the context of the program “Remembrance of the Holocaust and Prevention of Crimes Against Humanity” –  has organised a seminar along with the Polish Ministry of Education, the Krakow pedagogical University and the Auschwitz-Birkenau International Centre which looks at “the Role of NGOs in […]

Council of Europe – Learning to Live Together: a Shared Commitment to Democracy

The Council of Europe has published the outcomes of a conference held in Strasbourg on the 20th-22nd of June this year, where over 400 representatives of governments, education institutions and civil society organisations debated the future of citizenship and human rights education in Europe. The discussion at the conference was […]

European History Has a House! It’s a Free and Nuanced Museum in Brussels

On 5th of May, EUROCLIO Director Jonathan Even-Zohar, together with EUROCLIO Founder and Special Advisor Joke van der Leeuw-Roord and Honorary Board Member Prof. Dr. Maria Grever (Centre for Historical Culture, Erasmus University Rotterdam), had the pleasure to join a group of about 120 stakeholders, including representatives of the European […]

EUROCLIO Supports Council of Europe Project on Quality History Education

In 2016-2017, the Council of Europe History Teaching Unit is implementing a new inter-governmental project entitled “Educating for Democracy and Diversity. Quality History Education for the 21st Century”. In this project four regional seminars are envisioned across Europe, aiming to collect examples of high quality in dealing with a variety […]

Piloting Descriptors of Competences for Democratic Culture

Teachers in Europe working with learners from 9/10 years old up to higher education have the possibility to contribute to the piloting of the descriptors of competence for democratic culture in the framework of a Council of Europe project, endorsed by the ministers of education. The piloting requires a preparation […]

Apply now for “Democracy at School” Summer Academy in Poland

In the summer of 2016 a new Regional Summer Academy Democracy at School is organised by the Council of Europe, the Polish Ministry of National Education, the Centre for Education Development Poland and the European Wergeland Centre, and  the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This year the training is located in […]

Launch of Interactive Website “Nicosia: The story of a shared and contested city”

On 15 January 2016 the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR), a EUROCLIO member organization, presented to the public a new interactive website containing the findings of a three-year-long research project, undertaken by the AHDR with funding from Norway Grants 2009-2014, in partnership with the Council of Europe, in the context of […]

Online Now: Council of Europe Pestalozzi Training Programme 2016

The PESTALOZZI Programme , the Council of Europe’s programme for the professional development of teachers and education actors has published their programme for 2016. With 25 new events and activities for the coming year, the programme certainly has a lot to offer. The programme starts with a European workshop in […]