Responses to populism and Euroscepticism


Nicholas Startin on the rise of populism in Europe and the question of how citizenship education should respond to Euroscepticism and populistic currents.

We need to tell stories in citizenship education


Kris Grimonprez about values in citizenship education, the connection between European values and European law and the role of storytelling.

 

Friday: a preview


Citizenship educators should be urged to tackle today's conflicts!


Christoph Müller-Hofstede, initiator and organizer of the NECE conference talks about what is special about the year 2014, why citizenship educators are urged to talk about conflicts and what he is most excited about in the programme of the coming days.

NECE means diversity!


Sigrid Steininger, Austrian coordinator for the Council of Europe's 'Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights' programme, talks about the advantages of an informal networking conference and her expectations for this year's edition of NECE.

10 Years of NECE: Has it been that long already?


2014 is a European year: One hundred years after the outbreak of the First World War, seventyfive years after the beginning of WWII, a quarter of a century after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Europe has come a long way in its rather short history. In a lot of respects, we are standing at a crossroads as we speak. Not only since the financial crisis shocked the world economy in 2008 has the European project been called into question, time and time again.

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