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School for Democracy 2015


logo mareExpert Forum, in partnership with the Rule of Law South East Europe Program of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the British Council opened a new call for School for Democracy which will take place between 31st August and 4th September 2015, in Sinaia.

The School for Democracy addresses a number of 18 gymnasium  and high school civic culture or history teachers1 , passionate about democratic education and raising critical thinking. During the 5 days consisting of non-formal activities and meetings with experts we will approach key concepts (democracy, rule of law and good governance) through alternative learning instruments. After the event we will support teachers to replicate the information in their schools and to get students involved in the activities.

The application must contain:

  • A resume
  • the application form
  • an essay of maximum 2 pages that will describe a civic project which could improve things in your school or community; please mention how the students in your community could be involved in this process

Send us your application in Romanian by 1st July 2015, 23:59.

The selection process will consist of the following steps:

  • preselection of written applications: 1st -8th July 2015
  • Skype interviews for final selection: 8th – 20th July 2015

The final results will be published on 27th July 2015

Both (pre)selected and rejected candidates will be informed by e-mail.


Useful documents (RO)

Application Form


What is the School for Democracy?

  • An integrated 5 day program in which we will focus on innovative ways of teaching, inspired from non-formal education through which students could develop their interest for the community
  • Supporting the teachers to implement replication events in schools
  • Participation is free, we will cover the costs with training, meals and accommodation materials in Sinaia, as well as the equivalent of maximum 200 RON for transportation costs (car, bus or train – 2nd class).



1Teachers for the V-XII grades courses which are included in the category “Curriculum at the School’s Decision”, “Man and Society” branch; for example: Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, Civic Education, etc.


Project financed by the EEA grants 2009–2014, through the NGO Fund in Romania.The contents of this material does not necessarily represent the official stand of SEE grants 2009 – 2014 . For official information regarding the SEE and Norwegian grants, access:

Partners: Centrul Român de Politici Europene, Freedom House, Liderjust, Fylkesmannen I Sogn og Fjordane

School for Democracy is financed by Rule of Law Program South East Europe, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

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