Unlocking Democratic Education: 5 Highlights from the DEMOCRAT Conference in Tallinn

Unlocking Democratic Education: 5 Highlights from the DEMOCRAT Conference in Tallinn

Day 1: Unveiling the Role of Education in Democratic Citizenship The DEMOCRAT Conference in Tallinn offered a stage for scholars, policymakers, and practitioners to delve into the crucial nexus of education and democracy. Spanning two days, the conference featured enlightening discussions, research presentations, and collaborative sessions aimed at exploring the challenges and opportunities in democratic…

ICCS Study

ICCS Study

On the 28th of November, the results of the 2022 cycle of the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) were published [https://www.iea.nl/sites/default/files/2023-12/ICCS-2022-International-Report.pdf]. The study was conducted in 22 countries and two German benchmarking regions. The sample includes 19 European countries, 16 of them from the European Union; 2 South American countries and one Asian…

Promoting Educational innovation (again)

Promoting Educational innovation (again)

The Digital with Purpose Movement (DwP) an initiative of the Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) held its second summit on 27, 28 and 29 September. The Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) is an inclusive and open multi-sector, multi-stakeholder organisation with a challenging agenda, driven by leading global companies. GeSI believes that responsible business, with digital…

Midterm review of the European Education Area

Midterm review of the European Education Area

The European Parliament and the European Commission has jointly organised a large event in Brussels that was to evaluate the progress towards the envisaged European Education Area by 2035. Parents International could bring the voice of European parents to the table. The event coincided with the publication of our Democrat Framework, giving us a perfect opportunity…

Education for Democracy Panel Presentation at ECPR in Prague

Education for Democracy Panel Presentation at ECPR in Prague

The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) held its 2023 General Conference in Prague between 4 and 7 September. The panel was a good opportunity to present our different starting points that brings Democrat partners together for a shared aim: supporting education for democracy. The panel focused on the opportunities to strengthen contemporary responsible democratic citizenship, that…