Education, and in particular teachers, school leaders and educational staff have a crucial role in promoting democratic citizenship and social inclusion in diverse educational contexts and learning environments.

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In recent years, terrorist attacks, violent radicalisation, extremism and xenophobia have surged across Europe and are posing a threat not only to the safety of its citizens but also the fundamental values of freedom, democracy, tolerance, equality, non-discrimination, respect for the rule of law, human rights and solidarity. Within this context, the role of education, and in particular, of teachers, school leaders and educational staff reveals to be crucial so as to promote democratic citizenship and social inclusion in diverse educational contexts and learning environments.