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polis - Centre for Citizenship Education in Schools
The Council of Europe established a new "Working Group on Training" in the field of democracy education and democratic culture. Patricia Hladschik, head of Zentrum polis, contributes to this working group in her function as Austrian EPAN member.
With reference to citizenship education, the booklet shows that the net culture can be creative, versatile and very well suited to contemporary education. It provides teachers with concrete ideas for the use of digital offers and basic information on corresponding institutions.
European policies is an essential part of citizenship education. The discussion with European questions and topics, is part of the educational principle "Citizenship Education as a Cross-curricular" as well as the curricula for History and Social Studies / Citizenship Education Sec I and Sec II.
The network has set itself the task of strengthening the value of European Citizenship Education in schools. Synergies should be used to integrate the topic of Europe well into the classroom.