EDC/HRE Volume I: Educating for democracy – Background materials on democratic citizenship and human rights education for teachers (2011)

Basic materials on education for democratic citizenship and human rights for teachers. The manual sets out the European approach to EDC/HRE, analyses the concept of citizenship, understanding the basic concepts of democracy and human rights in schools, proposes effective practical tools, including techniques, methods and technologies for learning democracy and human rights, based on the…

EDC/HRE Volume III: Lesson plans for lower secondary level – Living in Democracy (2008)

Lesson plans on education for democratic citizenship and human rights education for secondary schools. The manual is addressed to teachers of education for democratic citizenship (EDC) and human rights education (HRE), methodologists, and representatives of educational institutions. This book contains nine educational topics on education for democratic citizenship and human rights education. Lesson plans provide…

EDC/HRE Volume IV: Taking part in democracy – Lesson plans for upper secondary level on democratic citizenship and human rights education

This is a manual for teachers in Education for Democratic Citizenship (EDC) and Human Rights Education (HRE), EDC/HRE textbook editors and curriculum developers. Nine teaching units of approximately four lessons each focus on key concepts of EDC/HRE. The lesson plans give step-by-step instructions and include student handouts and background information for teachers. In this way,…

EDC/HRE Volume VI: Teaching democracy – A collection of models for democratic citizenship and human rights education

This teachers’ manual contains a collection of exercises and Education for Democratic Citizenship (EDC) and Human Rights models for Education (HRE) in schools as well as in non-formal settings of education. These teaching models provide the framework to encourage students to become active by offering examples and inroads to understanding general principles of democracy and…

Democratic governance of schools (2007)

This book is a practical guide that aims to bridge between theory and practice in the implementation of education for democratic citizenship. This is part of a series of manuals that together make up a package of training materials of the European Council for the implementation of education for democratic citizenship.

Information brochure
Education for democratic citizenship and human rights education (EDC/HRE) in Ukraine

The publication contains information about preconditions and basic goals of the EDC/HRE. Particular attention is paid to basic provisions of Council of Europe’s Charter on EDC/HRE. The brochure includes authors’ overview of EDC/HRE issues in the education system of Ukraine, list of manuals and other educational materials on citizenship education. Informational brochure is Ukrainian and…