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EUROCLIO - European Association of History Educators (Head of Network)

National Network: 
Netherlands
Address: 
Riouwstraat 139
2585 HP The Hague
Netherlands
Telephone: 
0031703817836
E-Mail (2): 
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
1993
General Information: 

EUROCLIO is an umbrella organization (NGO) of over 60 History Teachers Organizations from over 40 predominantly European countries registered as legally as a foundation. Concrete actions are the organization of an annual international training conference on history and history education, Long term projects on the innovation of history education (including seminars, workshops, textbook development). Sources of funding are project based. Our main sponsors are amongst others the ‘European Commission’ (DG EAC), the ‘Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ (MATRA-program) and the ‘United States Institute of Peace’. Main partners are the Georg Eckert institute, Koerber Foundation, Council of Europe and EUROCLIO members.

Mission and Objectives: 

Mission: EUROCLIO - supports the development of an innovative and inclusive approach to History and History and Citizenship Education. - promotes collaborative values, critical awareness and mutual respect, peace, stability and democracy in society. - contributes to prevention and reconciliation of inter- and intrastate conflict Objectives: - to improve the Quality of History and History Education and the Quality of the Professional Group. - to enhance History Teachers’ Organizations and Civil Society - to cooperate, Communicate and Network - to fortify Professionalisation and Sustainability of EUROCLIO Target groups: Historians and History educators including history teachers, history teacher trainers, textbook authors, curriculum developers, inspectors, advisors and local authorities on the learning and teaching of history.

Main Projects / Activities: 

Projects: - Regional/National: multiple year projects in cooperation with EUROCLIO members and other partners aimed at the innovation of history and history education. - European wide: organizes seminars and other activities open to all who are interested. - Annual Conference and Professional Training Development Course On the average 130 participants from over 35 countries. The General Assembly is part of the conference. Hosted by one of the EUROCLIO members. - Dissemination of Information EUROCLIO publishes six newsletters and two bulletins annually and maintains an up-to-date website. - Lobby EUROCLIO lobbies on a national, regional and European level for the innovation of history education in a way that it promotes peace, democracy and critical thinking.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Mr. Jaco Stoop
Job Title: 
Network Coordinator
Head of the organisation: 
Mr. Jonathan Even-Zohar
Contact (2) Full Name: 
Steven Stegers
Job Title: 
Programme Director