About Us

The partnership behind Europe Alive consists of 5 partners from Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark:


Europe Alive will be run by the nonprofit Europe Alive Association and will – so we hope - be accessible for High Schools all over Europe.


Please contact:

Dansk Kommunikation
Godthåbsvej 26B, 1 sal
DK-2000 Frederiksberg C. Denmark
dakom@dakom.dk
T: (+45) + 33 15 64 64
www.dakom.dk


Institut für Didaktik der Demokratie, Leibniz Universität
As part of University of Hannover with around 21.000 students enrolled and 1.300 staff, the overall aim of the Research Group Civic Education is to enable both young people and adults to acquire key skills and competences necessary for active citizenship and participation at all levels of social and political life. The Research Group consist of 14 researchers and practitioners who focus on identifying and developing the integration of the European dimension in teaching and learning. We have a strong record in developing innovative approaches to teaching and learning, including various projects that apply, adapt and test – in concrete learning situations – tools and policy approaches. We have a lot of expertise in the development and implementation of curricula, of national and international trainings and workshops for teachers and educational staff as well as in the development of educational materials and textbooks on civic education issues. Project expertise includes the development and coordination of several Erasmus plus Strategic partnership projects.



Landesarbeitsgemeinschaft für politisch-kulturelle Bildung
Landesarbeitsgemeinschaft für politisch-kulturelle Bildung, Brandenburg e.V. is a non-profit third sector organization and provides civic, human rights and cultural education. Its guiding principle is to contribute to social cohesion in the German Federal State of Brandenburg, Germany, Europe and worldwide. LAG functions as an umbrella organization for 36 member organizations. Through its own educational activities as well as those of its member organizations, the LAG Brandenburg reaches several thousand learners of all ages every year. In 2014 and 2015, the LAG Brandenburg and the member organizations provided more than 75.000 teaching hours throughout the Federal State of Brandenburg. The LAG Brandenburg currently has two employees on a regular basis, adding other staff depending on projects. For this it disposes a pool of qualified and experienced trainers, educators and project coordinators.


Publishing House Columbus
The publishing house Columbus has more than 30 years experience in publishing textbooks for secondary education. Columbus was founded by the 'Danish Association of Teachers in Social Sciences (FALS)' and are hence specialized in textbooks for social sciences and history. Columbus consist of four permanent editors and about seven employees in an administrative section. Columbus has the network of social science teachers in FALS whose members often contribute to new and updated teaching materials. Columbus hosts several digital platforms with teaching materials, courses and tools for exam preparations for both students and teachers. Columbus will help us develop and quality check both the EA intellectual outputs. Columbus has published several textbooks written by high school teachers about the EU. The Advisory Board coordinator will be Columbus' CEO, Anders Hassing. He also functions as an editor and textbook writer with a background as a high school teacher. Expertise in Social studies, history, digital publications.


Teach the Future
Teach the Future Europe is a European foundation in the Netherlands that stimulates future thinking in education. They conduct research about the possibilities and impact of future thinking, develop classroom materials and teacher programs, collect and translate related existing materials, support and promote the idea, and assist and support policy makers. They believe future thinking will help young people to be responsible for their own actions and their own life and can have a positive impact on the world. TtF-EU has expertise in futures learning pedagogy, curriculum development, teaching trainers and cultural viewpoints. They work together with Unesco Netherlands and their ‘Unesco Schools’ who are interested in creating a sustainable future and believe future thinking skills will be a valuable contribution to make this happen. Connecting Europeans heritage with its future is a direction of interest that can help making young people ‘world citizens’.


Dansk Kommunikation
Dansk Kommunikation has developed the concept of Computer Assisted Simulation in Education, CASE. Their main experience lies within teaching materials on global and local political structures, publications on health issues and societal fears and socioeconomic distribution policy. The goal of enabling young people to become more active citizens is seen in many of our projects. Since 2009 Dansk Kommunikation has developed 4 inspirational and interactive educational products on democracy and on international relations mainly for high schools: ToughRoad (global trade) http://www.toughroad.org/enRepetitionsspilletDemokratiskolen (Democracy School) and Europa Arbejder (Europe at Work) plus the database tool ”Den globale handelsplads” (the Global Market Space) for secondary school and high schools.