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polis – Austrian Centre for Citizenship Education in Schools

polis, the Austrian Centre for Citizenship Education in Schools supports teachers in putting citizenship education into practice at schools. Apart from knowledge transfer activities polis also engages in awareness raising and sensitisation for all issues concerning politics, democracy and human rights.

polis works under contract to the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research/Department  I/1 [Citizenship Education].

The main tasks of polis are, among others:

www.politik-lernen.at

Country: 
Austria
Persons involved: 

Director: Patricia Hladschik

Staff Members: Ingrid Ausserer, Elisabeth Turek

Contact persons: 
Lead Organisation: 
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights – Research Association
Project start: 
02/2006
Project end: 
12/2020
Funded by: 
Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research