European Values


Zusammen Österreich at the HTL Spengergasse (2015)
Workshop Development of World View - Pictures in your Mind (2015)
Cotton Workshops (2014)
Peer Up! (2012)
Water Projects (2011/12)
European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion (2010)
The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society for the 21st century. Created by the largest global consultation process ever associated with an international declaration, endorsed by thousands of organizations representing millions of individuals, the Earth Charter seeks to inspire in all peoples a sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the human family and the larger living world. The Earth Charter is an expression of hope and a call to help create a global partnership at a critical juncture in history. If you want to learn more about this initiative and contribute/debate, please visit the web site: there you can read the Charter, download resources, contribute, get involved and visit a blog.
European Youth Capitals
European Cultural Capitals
The Beginning of Spring (2007)
European Values (Austria and Slovenia / Comenius 2006)
UN Millennium Development Goals (2006)
Development Youth Prize

Europa nimmt Anteil! The European Union supports developing countries in Africa. In October 2005, the European Commission approved a new “Strategy for Africa”, with a firm commitment to do “more, better and faster”. The EU aims to be a strong partner for African nations in what Commissioner Louis Michel has described as a “joint responsibility to unleash the potential of the developing world.” The BHAK Linz, one of the Austrian Spring Schools, was awarded the first and second prize in Austria. Congratulations!

The EU and Development Aid (2006)
Together in the World (2006)

was a set of Spring Day 2006 activities which highlighted the ways that European institutions and European citizens can join forces to work towards common values and the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in a global context.

FuturEnergia - Energy is our Future is a project designed to help European teachers and students think differently about the future of energy, how we use it and how we can save it, about energy requirements of products across their lifecycles, and alternative energy sources. There is also a competition taking place.
Médecins Sans Frontières - Doctors Without Borders (2006)
 Everyday Heroes (2006)
Children's Rights (2006)
 World Religions (2006)
Univ. Prof. Dr. Jean-Luc Patry and his colleague Alfred Weinberger from the Institute for Educational Sciences at the  University of Salzburg have published a didactial paper (VaKE: Values and Knowledge Education), which is apt for values lessons and has already been used in the discussion about values in school classes. Prof. Patry suggests to combine values education with learning about values.
European-wide Action Week against Racism
Minorities in Europe (2006), incl. a Webquest in German and English
European Day of Languages

Teaching Human Rights in Europe (2003-2006)

This interdisciplinary project was carried out by people from Armenia, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Slovakia and Spain. It was financed by Volkswagen and concentrated on research on human rights education programs for, with and about minorities in the participating countries.

The Parliament of the World's Religions is a religious activity which is certainly open to all denominations. You can collect further information about it from a UNESCO website! (2005)
BioNet Europe was an initiative to support scientific & environmental school projects (2005).
The Image of the Other is an example of a collaborative project in which teachers and their pupils use the Internet and material offered on the website as a starting point for the most crucial part in a collaborating process: the dialogue in which you exchange information, data, viewpoints, etc., on many different subjects with colleagues and peers abroad.
Europe for a Change
Hans Christian Andersen and the Values of Modern Europe - the 2nd of April 2005 was the 200th birthday of the  world famous writer Danish Hans Christian Andersen. All of H. C. Andersen’s fairytales have a morale and they tell the reader about values. Peter Rasmussen (Denmark) invited students all over Europe to contribute!
eFriends in Pyjamas (2005)
European Year of Citizenship through Education (2005), incl. a Webquest on EU-citizenship in German and English
European Bridges - connecting countries and people (2005)
Austrian Patron Saints (2004)
Corporate Culture - Values vs. Standards (Panel discussion 2004)
Europe's Little People (2004)
(European) Easter Traditions (2004)
(European) Carnival Traditions (2004)
(European) Christmas Traditions (2004)
Bell Towers of Catalonia (2004)
Bells symbolizing Peace and Freedom (2004)
European Proverbs (2004)
UNESCO Education Conference in Geneva (2004)
Blue Lakes in Belarus (2003/04)
Solidarity (2004)
European Youth Card (since 2003)
Peace - A Present? (2003)
European Values (summary and presentation)


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