The EU CONVINCE project seeks to provide teachers, other education personnel, school leaders, as well as the education institution community as a whole with tools and methods to deliver inclusive quality education to all and better deal with citizenship related issues both in the classroom and in extra-curricular activities.

Advisory Group

  • Odile Cordelier SNES-FSU France
  • Claudio Franchi FLC-CGIL Italy
  • Janina Glaeser GEW Germany
  • Laura Widger Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland
  • Daniel Wisniewski EFEE EU
  • Fred Verboon ESHA EU

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A training workshop on ‘Successful good practices on democratic citizenship education and the teaching of EU common values’ took place on 31 January 2019 in Rome, Italy, and gave the opportunity to ETUCE, EFEE and ESHA members from Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Portugal Romania, Slovenia and the Netherlands, to discuss their role in promoting democratic citizenship and social inclusion in diverse educational contexts and learning environments. In smaller working groups participants shared their national examples of challenges encountered by education stakeholders when teaching democratic citizenship, human rights and fundamental values, as well as proposed successful and innovative approaches and solutions on citizenship and human rights education. Furthermore, Calin Rus, an expert of the Council of Europe and Director of the Intercultural Institute of Timisoara, Romania, presented competences of teacher training on intercultural education introduced by the recently published Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture (Council of Europe). To stir up the discussions, Dr. Catherine Lowry-O’Neill from the project’s partner, School for Lifelong Learning of ‘Waterford Institute of Technology’ (Ireland) presented School leadership and governmental-led educational strategies in the EU on the promotion of citizenship education and EU common values.

Report - Background document – Presentations (General presentation - D Danau - C Rus - A Melchiorre - Lowry O'neill) - Pictures