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Conferences and courses

List of Council of Europe training courses and seminars

(modules are a 10 month blended learning course with 6 months of follow up)

2006-2007 – Intercultural education, modules (Strasbourg – Norway)

2006-2007 – Education for democratic citizenship, modules (Strasbourg – Slovenia)

2007-2008 – History education and multi-perspectivity, modules (Strasbourg – Greece)

2007-2008 – Linguistic and cultural diversity, modules (Hungary)

2008-2009 – Medial literacy modules (Hungary- Austria)

2008-2009 – Cooperative learning for teachers, seminar (Germany)

2009-2010 – EDC: core competences for teachers, modules (Strasbourg – Greece)

2009-2010 – Prevention of crimes against humanity, modules (Strasbourg – Poland)

2010-2011 – World views in education, modules (Strasbourg- Austria)

2010-2011 – Core transversal attitudes, skills and knowledge, modules (Strasbourg – Cyprus)

2011-2012 – Education for the prevention of discrimination, modules (Strasbourg – Belgium)

2011-2012 – Education for the prevention of violence in schools, modules(Strasbourg – Spain)

2012-2013 – Social media for democratic participation (Strasbourg- Turkey)

2013-2014 – Sex/sexuality education and Personal development (Strasbourg- xxx)

2013-2014 – Respect in the virtual social space (Strasbourg- Belgium)

2014-2015 – Sports education for Human Rights (Strasbourg- Cyprus)

2014-2015 – Evaluation and assessment of transversal attitudes, skills and knowledge (Strasbourg-Malta)

on-going   – Strengthening Education for democracy: Competence for a Democratic Culture

on-going   – From remembrance… to the prevention of radicalisation and crimes against humanity


Director of studies for the Annual Summer Schools at the Landesakademie für Fortbildung und Personalentwicklung an Schulen, Baden Württemberg. Summer School are intensive 8-day academies for 70 teachers, school heads, psychologists, and education ministry employees

2013 – Summer School: Understanding Diversity (Landesakademie Baden Württemberg)

2014 – Summer School: Promoting Participation (Landesakademie Baden Württemberg)

2015 – Summer School: Pedagogy makes the difference (Landesakademie Baden Württemberg)

Other training courses and seminars


2008-2010 – training with 30 teachers from Europe and the middle East How to cope with diversity in the classroom: teaching and learning about religious diversity


2009-2011 – 2 year training module for teachers to become teacher trainers in intercultural education, in Skopje and Pristina



Oct 2010 – teacher training on transversal competences for sustainable democratic societies, Icelandic Teachers’ association

Nov 2011 – seminar on teacher education and resistance to change, University of Reykjavik



June-July 2012 – South east Europe Summer Academy (8 days) for school head, teachers and parent association leaders ‘Human rights in action!’, in Cetinje


November 2012 – One week course on ‘cooperating in groups’, for Masters and Bsc students at the University of Educational Sciences, Department of Ethics and Didactics in Vilnius

Republic of Moldova:

May 2015 – National Seminar for 30 school principals (High school level): How to support School Leadership for Equity and Learning”, for the Ministry of Education and Municipality of Chișinău




June 2010 – 23rd Session of the Council of Europe Standing Conference of Ministers of Education
, presentation of subtheme on ‘Teacher social recognition and professional development”, in Ljubljana, Slovenia

May 2012 – 6th TEPE network conference (Teacher Education Policy in Europe Conference) on Research, Policy and Practice in Teacher Education in Europe, keynote speech, in Warsaw, Poland see

February 2013 – Conference organized by the Andorran Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on ‘Skills for a culture of democracy and intercultural dialogue: a political issue and values’, introduction to workgroup, Andorra la Vella, Andorra

April 2014 – The Pestalozzi programme & Education and Culture Commission of the Conference of INGO of the Council of Europe: The professional image and ethos of teachers, Strasbourg, France

September 2015 – Conference organised by the Council of Europe ‘Human Rights and Democracy in Action’ Addressing Extremism through Education. Project Showcase and Debate, Strasbourg, France

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