Education for Democratic Citizenship in the Context of Europe: Material and Resources for Churches and Educators (click to download PDF)
Edited by Peter Schreiner (Comenius-Institut)
A publication of the Church & Society Commission of CEC, the Intereuropean Commission on Church and School and the International Association for Christian Education in cooperation with the Comenius-Institut
This publication is a tool to provide information about basic elements and initiatives in Education for Democratic Citizenship (EDC). EDC is perceived as an important issue that is addressed by European institutions such as the European Union and the Council of Europe and also in national agencies. The book introduces the content of EDC by providing definitions and by presenting elements of the concept. Activities of the Council of Europe and the EU are introduced as well as other European and national examples of good practice.The book also provides a glossary, a selected number of key documents and an annotated literature list. This publication is especially aimed at churches and educators and is the result of a collaboration between the Comenius-Institut, ICCS, IV and the Church and Society Commission of the Conference of European Churches.