Call for participants to the The World Congress of School History Teachers
The World Congress of School History Teachers offers a unique opportunity for history educators to meet colleagues from all across the world, to discuss several key aspects of History Education today. The National Committee of Russian Historians, who is hosting the World Congress, has invited EuroClio to host several sessions, and to invite colleagues from Europe via an open call for participants.
What is on offer?
Over four days, you will have the possibility to dive into the topics of: how is history tackled in different school systems, what is the purpose of history, and national exams; what is the role of the history text book today, and how are transnational textbooks created; how to teach controversial topics; teaching about revolutions in world history, and about the second world war; online teaching; the Council of Europe Observatory on History Teaching. The Congress will be held in English and Russian.
For more information on the programme, please click here.
All costs to participate to the World Congress (including travel, accommodation, and board) will be covered by the hosts. If needed, support with visa applications (including invitations) will also be provided.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for participants who:
- Are involved in history education as teachers, textbook authors, curriculum developers, exam experts, teacher trainer, or museum educators, or are professional historians;
- Have a good command of English and/or Russian.
- Will be able to attend the congress, online or in-person, for its full duration: from 4 to 7 October 2021.
- Are living and working in the one of the countries of the Council of Europe.
We are not looking only for experts, but for candidates who are keen and motivated to join the Congress, share their knowledge and experiences with their peers and at the same time stay open for learning.
If you are interested to join the congress, but do not satisfy the requirements, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.