Workshop of the focus group in November 2015: Citizenship Education in Eastern Europe

The next meeting of Focus Group was from 4th – 7th of October 2016 in Tbilisi, Georgia (Hosts: Federal Agency for Civic Education and MitOst e. V. The purpose of the workshop was to develop the principles for Citizenship Education (CE) for the projects executed by the members of the focus group from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. Other aims of the meeting were to get an overview of the approaches and methods in CE, to exercise some of these methods and to develop the EENCE (Eastern European Network for Citizenship Education).

The workshop is financially supported by The Federal Foreign Office of Germany. The results will be published here soon.

Workshop "Citizenship Education in Eastern Europe"
23-27 November 2015, Berlin, Germany

The first workshop, entitled "Citizenship Education in Eastern Europe," took place in November 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Twenty-six participants from seven countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine) discussed the issues and challenges faced in the field of citizenship education—especially within the context of Eastern Europe—and exchanged ideas and experiences on this topic. They also presented the projects, organizations and programs in which they are currently involved.

In smaller working groups, the members focused on current issues and the specific aspects of civic education in their respective countries in order to develop potential solutions and recommendations for the future.

Furthermore, the participants were invited to learn more about the situation of citizenship education in Germany. They visited several organizations in Berlin that are practically engaged in this topic. As a result of five fruitful days, the group decided to continue their work in 2016 with the aim of organizing a new NECE focus group. The meeting is planned to be held in one of the Eastern Europe countries in April/May or the summer of 2016.

PDF-Icon Conference Programme
PDF-Icon Participants list
PDF-Icon Working reports of Open Space
PDF-Icon Citizenship Education in Germany of Prof. Dr. Wolfram

Conference venue

23-27 November 2015
Derag Living Hotel Königin Luise
Parkstr 87
13086 Berlin

Field Study Visits

  1. Gesellschaft für Europabildung e.V. / Association for European Education
    Petersburgerstr. 94, 10247 Berlin
  2. Outreach Berlin
    Axel-Springer-Str. 40/41, 10969 Berlin
  3. Campus Rütli/Pädagogische Werkstatt
    Friedelstr. 5, 12047 Berlin
  4. Querstadtein
    Lenaustr. 4, 12047 Berlin


Federal Agency for Civic Education (Germany)

MitOst e.V.
Financially supported by Federal Foreign Office


Federal Agency for Civic Education

Svetlana Alenitskaya

Adenauerallee 86

53113 Bonn

Phone +49 (0)228 99 515-509

Семинар "Гражданское образование в Восточной Европе"

23-27 ноября 2015 года, Берлин, Германия

Семинар «Гражданское образование в Восточной Европе» стартовал в ноябре 2015 года в Берлине, в Германии. 26 участников из семи стран-участниц Восточного партнерства (Армении, Азербайджана, Беларуси, Грузии, Молдовы, России и Украины) и их коллеги из Германии обсудили положение дел, проблемы и задачи, которые стоят перед гражданским образованием в их странах, и обменялись идеями и опытом. Во время программы семинара участники также подробнее узнали о проектах и организациях присутствующих и разработали рекомендации для гражданского образования в своей стране исходя из актуальной ситуации, потребностей и опыта присутствующих коллег.

Кроме того, у участников семинара была возможность познакомиться поближе с гражданским образованием в Германии – не только в теории, но и при посещении соответствующих проектов в Берлине.

В конце семинара было принято решение встретиться снова – уже как одна из групп проекта NECE и продолжить работу. Встреча планируется в одной из стран-участниц Восточного партнерства, весной или летом 2016 года.

PDF-Icon Программа конференции
PDF-Icon Список участников
PDF-Icon Гражданское образование в Германии, Доклад проф. Др. Вольфрам (на англ.)

Организации, которые посещали участники

  1. Gesellschaft für Europabildung e.V. / Association for European Education
    Petersburgerstr. 94, 10247 Berlin
  2. Outreach Berlin
    Axel-Springer-Str. 40/41, 10969 Berlin
  3. Campus Rütli/Pädagogische Werkstatt
    Friedelstr. 5, 12047 Berlin
  4. Querstadtein
    Lenaustr. 4, 12047 Berlin


Федеральное агенство гражданского образования Federal Agency for Civic Education (Germany)

MitOst e.V. 


Федеральное агенство гражданского образования 

Светлана Аленицкая

Adenauerallee 86

53113 Bonn

Phone +49 (0)228 99 515-509

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