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.
In the video below, Britta Lejon (EAEA) explains the challenges of the Europe 2020 program for adult education, and points out that adult education is a part of the solution of the current crisis.
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DARE Video 1-4: DARE Conference Nov 2008 on Intercultural Dialogue, interviews with participants, part 1
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.
DARE Video 8: Gintaras Stepanovicius, Lithuanian Minister of Education, gives an opening speech at the DARE Conference in Vilnius, July 1, 2010. This video features an part of his speech focusing on the relevance of Human Rights Education and Education for Democratic Citizenship and the key role of NGOs.