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Presentation at the NECE Campus

Today, Susanne Zels presented the proposal for a European Agency for Citizenship Education and the pilot project proposal submitted at the European Parliament at the NECE Campus. The European citizenship education community met on gather town to debate what is happing in the advocacy for citizenship education. Thank you for the great debate 🙏🇪🇺

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EP CULT Committee calls for a comprehensive European strategy on civic and citizenship education and supporting platforms

As called for my Values Unite the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) at the European Parliament has suggested for the European Commission to develop a comprehensive European strategy on civic and citizenship education, as well as supporting platforms to promote its implementation.  The CULT committee’s suggestions were negotiated in the OPINION on

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ECDC Proposal submitted to the Conference on the Future of Europe

Today, European citizens lack equal access to citizenship education. Public and private funding for non-formal and informal citizenship education varies greatly throughout the EU. Likewise, the degree of formal citizenship education varies in each educational system. Having access to high-quality citizenship education is however the prerequisite for participating in social and political life

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20 APRIL: Online Conference Enhancing citizenship competences

20th April, 10am – 11.15 am The Enhancing citizenship competences in the EU online conference will explore the possibilities for improved and value-based citizenship education in the European Union (EU). The event will host thought leaders from civil society and policy makers to exchange ideas on the topic and explore the possible creation

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Contribution to the Report on Citizens’ dialogues and Citizens’ participation in the EU decision-making

Values Unite contributed to the “Report on Citizens’ dialogues and Citizens’ participation in the EU decision-making” currently being worked on in the AFCO Committee of the European Parliament. The report points out the “need to enhance the European dimension of citizenship education, by improving their understanding of the EU, in order to enable

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Re-Thinking Education in Turbulent Times: Revolutionizing European Civil Society with a European Agency for Citizenship Education

Values Unite featured in the podcast Re-Thinking Education in Turbulent Times in the episode titled Revolutionizing European Civil Society with a European Agency for Citizenship Education: “Welcome to Re-Thinking Education in Turbulent Times, the latest podcast series from the 89 Initiative’s Civic Education research team. Tired of long podcasts with standard political commentary and boring jokes?

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Proposal for a EACE entered the European Parliament

The Proposal for the European Agency for Citizenship Education (EACE) has successfully entered the European Parliament. A group of six Members of the European Parliament from the Socialists & Democrats party group submitted the proposal in an amendment to the opinion “Citizens’ dialogues and Citizens’ participation in the EU decision-making”, which will be

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