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Teaching history, grounding democracy (2023)


Observatory on history teaching in Europe “Teaching history, grounding democracy” is an exhibition that draws a parallel between the institutional history of the Council of Europe, its milestones and achievements in history teaching and the major events of the 20th and 21st centuries. It also shows the efforts of the Council of Europe, the only international organisation to have run programmes in this area since 1949, to promote quality history education. More than 70 years of experience at the Council of Europe have enabled its 46 member states to bring history education into line with the Organisation's core values: human rights, democracy and the rule of law. This booklet is meant to guide you while exploring the different timelines presented in the exhibition. It also provides a deeper understanding of the links between international history, European construction and history teaching at the Council of Europe.You will thus discover the story behind the construction of the Council of Europe and how it has kept #HistoryAtHeart
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Council of Europe, Birte Wassenberg, Vincent Tupinier

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