Civic Education

Civic education aims at learning the competences, i.e. skills, knowledge and attitudes, required to be an active, democratic, responsible and critical citizen. Its ultimate goal is to educate the population on democratic citizenship and make them aware of their rights and responsibilities. There are many subtopics connected to civic education, such as: Intercultural communication, Media literacy and hate-speech online, Interreligious communication, Functioning of EU institutions, Political knowledge, Critical thinking, Human rights education, Participation in elections and democratic decision-making, Environmental sustainability, Citizens’ rights and duties, Global education, etc.

Objectives

  1. Organise 30 workshops, debates or conferences reaching 1000 people in order to educate them on political systems.
  2. Deliver workshops on civic education to 500 pupils of high schools in 15 different cities.
  3. Develop a workshop toolkit on critical thinking in collaboration with experts on the subject and deliver it in 10 European events.
  4. Follow up on the ECI ‘More Than Education’ by publishing 4 articles in external, edited media and by participating in the European Commission’s revision of the European Citizens’ Initiative.
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