The theme that will guide the activities of the eTwinning programme in 2017 will be inclusion. Thus we will be continuing to pursue a line of actions based on the values of the Paris Declaration which promotes citizenship, freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination..
In the education field we will be addressing the concept of inclusion from a broad perspective, in accordance with the four main priorities for European cooperation mentioned by the Paris Declaration:
- ensuring that children and young people acquire social, civic and intercultural competences, by promoting democratic values and fundamental rights, social inclusion and non-discrimination, as well as active citizenship
- enhancing critical thinking and media literacy, particularly in the use of the Internet and social media, so as to develop resistance to all forms of discrimination and indoctrination
- fostering the education of disadvantaged children and young people, by ensuring that our education and training systems address their needs
- promoting intercultural dialogue through all forms of learning in cooperation with other relevant policies and stakeholders.
During the course of 2017, we will emphasize this topic across our eTwinning activities: from workshops and conferences, to communication campaigns, publications and featured articles on the portal.
If you are still not a member of eTwinning, we encourage you to register and participate in the different planned activities.
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