This European conference will provide input and networking opportunities on three different levels:
1) Presentations and workshops on intercultural didactics in formal learning: Education for Democratic Citizenship (EDC) and Human Rights Education (HRE) in a globalised world
2) Interactive trainings on anti-discrimination; arguing against prejudices and xenophobia; gender mainstreaming in intercultural dialogue, cultural gender norms; training and measuring intercultural competences etc.
3) Advocacy for intercultural learning in EDC and HRE: Practitioners and policy makers from the local and the European level will meet in small discussion groups.
The conference will provide a forum for practitioners in formal and non-formal education, researchers and scholars in EDC/HRE and policy makers from various levels. All European stakeholders of HRE/EDC in Adult Learning are invited to contribute. Results arising from the conference will be published and used for the preparation of a hearing on EDC/HRE in the European Parliament in 2009.
Please check www.dare-network.eu for regular updates.
For more information, please contact the conference office. A detailed programme with the registration requirements will be published in June 2008.
The conference will begin on 14 November after lunch and finish on 16 November at around .
The venue is the Hilton Danube Hotel in
DARE - Democracy and Human Rights Education in Adult Learning
polis - Centre for Citizenship Education in Schools
bmukk - Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, the Arts and Culture
The conference is held in cooperation with the Council of Europe - Division for Citizenship and Human Rights Education, Directorate General IV.
c/o Mr Reinhard Eckert
Zentrum polis - Politik Lernen in der Schule
Helferstorferstraße 5/1, A-1010 Wien
Tel.: +43-1-42 77-274 43
Fax: +43-1-42 77-274 30