1. Country: Belgium

2. School/Organization, where the practice is collected: AGSO, KULeuven

3. Level of education:
☐ Primary
☒ Secondary
☒ Higher
☒ Adult education
☒ Other: Empowering teachers

4. Context, where the practice is executed:
☐ Classroom
☐ School
☒ Local
☒ National

5. How is embedded in curriculum (optional for practices from NGOs):
(subject, cross curricular)
Case4EU is an initiative that empowers teachers to work on topics and goals of active citizenship. The project lays focus on goals like knowledge of human rights, participation, and cooperation. Within the AGSO competence model of active citizenship, cae4EU strives for results within the school concept of the righteous school. Stimulating information literacy, critical thinking and knowledge of children and human rights.

Tick boxes to which competencies the practice is related to.

☒ Valuing human dignity and human rights
☐ Valuing cultural diversity
☒ Valuing democracy, justice, fairness, equality, and the rule of law

☐ Openness to cultural otherness and to other beliefs, world views and practices
☒ Respect
☒ Civic mindedness
☒ Responsibility
☐ Self-efficacy
☒ Tolerance of ambiguity

☐ Autonomous learning skills
☒ Analytical and critical thinking skills
☐ Skills of listening and observing
☐ Empathy
☐ Flexibility and adaptability
☐ Linguistic, communicative and plurilingual skills
☒ Cooperation skills
☐ Conflict-resolution skills

Knowledge and critical understanding
☐ Knowledge and critical understanding of the self
☐ Knowledge and critical understanding of language and communication
☒ Knowledge and critical understanding of the world

6. Description
The project case4EU empowers teachers to educate students about active citizenship by providing them with the resources and support needed to teach relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes. Through the project, teachers have access to educational materials, including case simulations and lesson plans, which help to bring the subject of active citizenship to life for students. This allows teachers to provide students with a meaningful and engaging learning experience that will help them to develop the skills and knowledge needed to become active and informed citizens.

In addition to the educational resources provided, the project also offers training and support for teachers. This helps teachers to build their confidence and expertise in teaching about active citizenship and to incorporate the subject into their existing curriculum. The project also provides opportunities for teachers to network with their peers and to share their experiences and best practices, which helps to enhance the quality of education and to ensure that students receive a consistent and effective learning experience.

By empowering teachers with the resources and support they need, the project case4EU helps to ensure that students receive a well-rounded education that prepares them to become active and informed citizens. The focus on developing relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes helps to foster a lifelong love of learning and to inspire students to become active participants in shaping the future.

7. Assessment:
☒ Yes
☐ No

If yes, describe what kind of assessment/feedback is included in practice?
Several assessment tools are offered within the resources of the project.

8. Images/Picture/Video