Citizenship education in ENP-countries 2018: selected projects of the network members

Thanks to the financial support of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, it was possible for the focus group members of 2018 to realize a wide spectrum of projects.

Here you can find all reports and documentations of the funded projects:

1. SDG – Fostering Sustainable Development via Citizenship Education in Moldova, Ukraine and Russia

During this project the institutionalization of SDGs was analyzed in Russia, Moldova and Ukraine. The aim of this project is to raise awareness about the SDG campaign through workshops and informative sessions for youth. The project received positive feedback from the parties involved and proved that there is still a demand to do more needs-oriented activities within the field of the SDGs and to start by a thorough assessment, highlighting particularities of each country – Moldova, Ukraine and Russia.

PDF-Icon The report as a PDF-file (2,04 MB)

2. "Approaches on Usage of Blended Learning in Citizenship Education"

This project intends to increase the competencies of educators who are working on the topic of citizenship education, by using blended learning and the agreed plan of common actions in order to develop this approach in the countries introduced to EENCE.

PDF-Icon The report as a PDF-file (363,26 KB)

3. Women in Local Communities

''Women in local communities'' is a training course for 7 countries and organizations of the EENCE network that intends to increase practical skills and practical competencies of 10 experts, trainers, educators in the framework of the topics of gender equality, women’s rights, focused on social institutions, entrepreneurship, also share experiences and discuss action plans and future work for 2019.

PDF-Icon The report as a PDF-file (1,52 MB)

4. Strengthening the Capacity of Organizations that are involved in Citizenship Education and Citizenship Education Promotion

This project aims to multiply the training model for citizenship education program managers. The plan is to develop an electronic manual containing 15 citizenship education lessons' methodology for managers and trainers. Manual materials will be useful for the development of both short-term training workshops and long-term educational programs; manuals will be available for Network member organizations and experts but also for all other interested parties.

The report as a PDF-file (364,93 KB)

5. Working Group: EENCE Institutionalization - Initial steps towards EENCE Institutionalization

Through taking the initial steps of promoting and enabling EENCE organizational development and institutionalization, the project fosters the potential of the EENCE Network for self-sufficiency, self-dependence and sustainability.

The report as a PDF-file (472,76 KB)

6. The strategical meeting of the Working Group "Political Education"

The strategic planning and the discussing of the action plan by the Working Group on Political Education is being shown in a training video on the developed terminology and approaches of the project. In early November the Working Group organized a strategical meeting in Vilnius (Lithuania) to discuss and develop our common understanding of the terminology and challenges facing political education in different countries.

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7. History of EENCE – Video materials

The project consists of 2 short videos which do not only describe the history and journey of EENCE but also its activities and engagement in other events. This project represents all the aspects of the Network so that interested parties can have a clear understanding of what our Network is, how it works and what our goals are. The materials will be used on our website and social media to promote our values and achievements since 2015.

The report as a PDF-file (362.9 KB)

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NECE Newsletter 02/2019

Useful information ahead of the EU elections on
Going to the polls can make a difference, as Brexit and other electoral shocks have shown. Elections do matter! Read more about it here.

Interview with Sarah de Lange
Our new Advisory Board member, Sarah de Lange, introduces herself to NECE. Read the interview here.

NECE Conference 2018: Brave new Worlds?! The Future of Democracy and Citizenship Education
6 - 9 September 2018, Marseille (France)
Conference documentation available here.

Lorenzo Marsili on the parliamentary elections in Italy
NECE asked Lorenzo Marsili in what way the results of the parliamentary elections in Italy fit in Europe’s current political landscape. Read the comment here.

bpb statement to the Public consultation on EU funds in the area of values and mobility
The consultation took place as part of the preparations for the Multiannual Financial Framework which will define and shape the EU Budget after 2020. Click here for the PDF-Icon statement and the PDF-Icon questionnaire.

DARE (Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe) Mini-conference on Populism and Democratic Resilience
14 June 2018 in Nafplio, Greece
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25th EUROCLIO Annual Conference and Professional Training and Development Course: Mediterranean Dialogue
April 21-26 2018 in Marseille
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Eurydice Brief: Citizenship Education at School in Europe – 2017
In an age where the importance of citizenship education is becoming apparent to deal with the current threats to fundamental European values, many countries are implementing changes in their national policies. Read more here

NAME CHANGE: “Hard to Reach” Focus Group now “All-in network” - Your chance to get involved!
Labelling learners as “Hard to Reach” immediately suggests that the problem lies with the learner rather than the educational system.
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MAPPING TRANSITION IN EASTERN EUROPE: Experience of Change after the End of Communism, edited by Louisa Slavkova
Click here for the publication

Civic Education in Eastern Europe - bpb publishes collection of essays as free e-book
The publication is available in English and Russian language.