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”
The European Commission aims to “put forward a defence of democracy package to deepen the action under the European Democracy Action Plan to promote free and fair elections, to step up the fight against disinformation and to support media freedom and pluralism, including by developing civic space and citizen participation to bolster democratic resilience from within”.
Our partners from Civil Society Europe have recently published preliminary proposals from Civil Society.
DARE network’s feedback to the Proposal for a Council Recommendation on improving the provision of digital skills in education and training
People are in different roles affected by the digital transformation
E.g., as users, learners, trainers, employees and active citizens. This multitude of roles that each person takes on demands an approach using themes and varied tools for framing and understanding the digital transformation.Continue reading “Policy: Improving the Provision of Digital Skills (2022)”
Related document: European Parliament resolution of 6 April 2022 on the implementation of citizenship education actionsContinue reading “DARE network welcomes the European Parliament resolution on the implementation of citizenship education actions (2022)”
DARE signed the open letter of 72 European organisations. The debate in the European Parliament about the Digital Services Act (DSA) brought some important amendments for citizens, especially in regards to dark patterns (new article 13a) and targeting and amplification techniques in platforms (article 24). After the EP the DSA is now in the trilogue, where EU commision, member states and European Parliament negotiate.Continue reading “Open Letter: Abolish manipulative dark patterns and creepy online ads – Digital Services Act (DSA)”
Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe (DARE network) strongly condemns the current political regime in Russia’s attack on Ukraine. This unprovoked use of military force against the country, the people and the elected government of Ukraine, a sovereign European state, shakes the foundations of peace and democratic coexistence in Europe and and directly opposes our fundamental convictions of human rights and the democratic processes on which Europe is built (e.g., Helsinki Final Act, OSCE process, European Convention on Human Rights). The attack violates international law, and is against the Russian constitution, art. 10, prohibition of propaganda of war and of Russia’s criminal code, art. 353, initiation of war.Continue reading “DARE stands in solidarity with Ukraine”
Positions and reflections from the perspective of Education for Democratic Citizenship/ Human Rights Education. From the project DIGIT-AL Digital Transformation in Adult Learning for Active Citizenship.
G. Pirker, D. Kolarova (ed.)
58 pages, Brussels 2021
- Human rights and democracy in the digital world
- Aims of learning the digital.
- Digital transformation through lifelong learning
- Processes, methodologies, structures and quality
DARE network is sharing the position published by five German organisations. Support digital and hybrid quality education! We are asking concretely for:
No digital cut!
Anchor adequate fundings in the new programme.
Erasmus+ is the most successful mobility program of the European Union. It has proven to make an essential contribution to the unity of the European Union, primarily through the Erasmus+ YOUTH IN ACTION program. It unfolds great potentials in promoting democracy, strengthening civil society and youth work (cf. RAY Interim Evaluation).
The Erasmus+ Youth in Action program has inspired innovation in youth work across Europe over the past 30 years. It is at risk, losing its role.Continue reading “European youth work should not perish! Reverse the cut in funding for digital activities in the Erasmus+ Youth in Action programme”
DARE network contribution to the European Commission’s consultation on the Digital education action plan (update) in September 2020Continue reading “Digital Transformation as Part of Digital Education. Recognize the Systemic Relevance of Civic Education – September 2020”