The General Assembly was dedicated to the anniversary. Twenty years ago, Europe was different. The new member states were not yet part of the EU, the transition to democracy and the question of how Europe would come together anew after the collapse of the dictatorships in Central and Eastern Europe were in the foreground. For us it was and is clear: on the basis of democracy and human rights, in a society that promotes co-determination and public engagement, that enables its citizens to think critically and to act actively and in solidarity. After twenty years, some things have changed, some things have remained similar. What is clear is that advocacy for democracy education is as necessary as ever. Today, in the face of populism and polarization, war again, democracy fatigue and shrinking places and global crises.Continue reading “General Assembly 2023: Twenty Years DARE Network”
Supporting the voice of antiracism in Europe – the honourable ENAR network. DARE signed the support letter against the diffamation of antiracist work by François-Xavier Bellamy (European People’s Party) as “radical”. We and 57 other organisations request to denounce MEPs for using Parliamentary premises to defame and slander civil society organisations. As a concrete and hopefully efficient measure the open letter asks the EP to participate in Anti-Racism and Diversity Week.
New era, new habits, new solutions. In the frame of the project, where DARE member CIVES was involved – DARE Project – Digital Awareness for Resilience Experiences- a digital toolkit for remote co-design activities was launched – an open-source toolkit for the development of online creative collaborative projects.Continue reading “NewTooolkit: The phygital* world is calling. Digital toolkit for remote co-design services.”
The project ‘Building European Solidarity Today’ (BEST), co-financed by the Erasmus+ program, has successfully closed its third European edition (2020-2022). Coordinated by Center for Peace Studies (Croatia), BEST has also been implemented in France (by La Ligue de l’Enseignement), by DARE member Cives Foundation in Spain, Poland (by School with Class Foundation), Italy (by Arci) and Slovenia (by Humanitas).Continue reading “BEST project results: Delivering solidarity messages through postcards and advocating for Global Civic Education”
The kick-off in Lyon was hosted by Pôle emploi Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes with Forum des Régions Européennes pour la Recherche l’Education et la Formation (FREREF).
Our next step will be research and a review of European practice. The results will be published in a DARE Blue Lines.
Continue reading “LICEAL: Partner Meeting in Lyon, January 2023”
DARE network – Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe supports the recommendations of the Lifelong Learning Platform.Continue reading “Investment in education. DARE welcomes the position of Lifelong Learning Platform”
Liceal aims to support adult learners, particularly those who face difficulties in the labour market and social marginalisation, to develop social, civic and relational skills which may contribute to their social inclusion and active participation in democratic life as well as to their employability.Continue reading “Project: LICEAL: Linking Citizenship and Employability Perspectives in Adult Learning”
The aim of the EntreComp360 project is to promote proactivity and initative – entrepreneurship in the meaning of the European competence framework EntreComp – in education and training.Continue reading “Creating a European community for entrepreneurship, active citizenship and creative education: EntreComp 360 project meeting in Brussels”
Created in the project EntreComp 360, coordinated by Haskoli Island, supported by the European Union. With contributions of Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe, Haskoli Island, Bantani Education, Consorzio Materahub Industrie Culturali e Creative, Innogate to Europe SL, The Women’s Organisation Ltd , and Not a Bad Idea Ltd.
Editor: Nils-Eyk Zimmermann (DARE network). Editorial support: Lisa Mc Mullan (The Women’s Organisation) and Candice Astorino (Bantani Education); Reykjavík/Liverpool, 2022