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In memoriam: Alenka Elena Begant (1965-2014)

Alenka Elena Begant

We mourn the untimely death of Elena Begant, a distinguished educator and activist, and member of the Board of the Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe Network (DARE). Elena studied Slovenian and English Language and Literature at the University

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“For Luxembourg, education for democratic citizenship is not an unnecessary luxury, but a matter of survival” – Interview with Mady Delvaux-Stehres

Mady Delvaux-Stehres

Immigration, teachers’ loss of authority, and sagging confidence in the process of European construction present challenges so complex that the individual countries of Europe cannot tackle them on their own. Luxembourg actively supports the education for democratic citizenship (EDC) project

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“Training citizens involves training teachers” – Interview with David Kerr

David Kerr

How do we equip our children to cope with a world of uncertainties while at the same time developing their optimism, curiosity and capacity for openness and tolerance? A broad political consensus about meeting that challenge has made the United

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HREA partner of Council of Europe in the European Year of Citizenship through Education

Council of Europe

2005 is the European Year of Citizenship through Education. The aim is to launch throughout Europe a campaign to popularise and put into practice existing education for democratic citizenship policies and programmes. HREA will be actively involved in the European

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From the HREA staff: European Year of Citizenship through Education

European Year of Citizenship through Education

2005 is the European Year of Citizenship through Education. The aim is to launch throughout Europe a campaign to popularise and put into practice existing education for democratic citizenship policies and programmes. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in

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European Year of Citizenship through Education – 2005

European Year of Citizenship through Education

2005 is the European Year of Citizenship through Education. The aim is to launch throughout Europe a campaign to popularise and put into practice the education for democratic citizenship policies and programmes. If education is an investment for the future,

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Croatian human rights education project concludes

Project director Vedrana Spajic-Vrkas

A groundbreaking human rights education project concluded last month in Croatia. HREA has supported human rights education efforts in Croatia since 1998 through partnerships with the Ministry of Education, the National Committee for Human Rights Education and the newly established

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Lessons Learned from … Croatia: National programme for human rights and civic education

Project director Vedrana Spajic-Vrkas

The project on Democratic and Human Rights Education in Croatian Primary Schools is an example of how human rights education (HRE) can become an integrating force that brings together practicing teachers, NGOs activists, university professors and government experts from all

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