Saturday, 18 September 2010

DARE Video 8: Gintaras Stepanovicius, Lithuanian Minister of Education, on EDC HRE and NGOs

At the DARE Focus Meeting “Citizenship Reloaded: The Demand for `Active Citizenship´ in Europe and its Implications for Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education (EDC/HRE)" in Vilnius/Lithuania, July 1-3, 2010, 37 stakeholders from 16 European countries explored challenges for EDC/HRE under rapidly changing European policy frames.

Gintaras Stepanovicius, Lithuanian Minister of Education, gave the opening speech to this conference. The video features a part of his speech focusing on the relevance of Human Rights Education and Education for Democratic Citizenship, the key role of NGOs, and the importance of non-uniform approaches in formal and non-formal education.



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DARE Video 1-4: DARE Conference Nov 2008 on Intercultural Dialogue, interviews with participants, part 1
part 2
part 3
part 4

DARE Video 5: Yulia Pererva (Council of Europe) explains the ratio behind the recently adopted Council of Europe “Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education” and its relevance for NGOs.

DARE Video 6: Niamh O´Reilly (AONTAS) explains how the Irish National Qualification Framework embraces non-formal education, and how that might ultimately lead to obtaining a PHD degree without ever having participated in the formal education systems.

DARE Video 7: Frank Elbers (HREA) on elements of the drafting process of the recently adopted Council of Europe “Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education” and its importance as a lobbying tool for NGOs.