DICYDE – Digital Citizenship and Youth Democracy Education

The Project DICYDE – Digital Citizenship and Youth Democracy Education) is an Erasmusplus project (Action Type KA210-SCH – Small-scale partnerships in school education; Reference No: 2021-1-IT02-KA210-SCH-000032403). There are 3 partners: the coordinator AUSE Associazione Universitaria di Studi Europei (University Association of European Studies, Italy), the Polskie Stowarzyszenie Badan Wspolnoty Europejskiej (Polish European Community Studies Association/ ECSA -Poland) and the Liceul Technologic Economic, Elina Matei Basarab” (Technologic economic School, Elina Matei Basarab” Romania).

DICYDE aims at achieving a strong improvement of civic education and of digital citizenship of the students in the European secondary schools. There will be a higher qualification of the teachers, an effective teaching work, and a commitment for the development of the competences of the students in democratic participation. We adopt inclusive strategies, fostering awareness of European dimension and mutual understanding. Partners produce new effective strategies (Guidelines for teachers and Learning Teaching Training Activities for teachers and students) and educational tools (the European Handbook).

More info: www.dicyde.eu

Summary of the DICYDE Digital Citizenship and Youth Democracy Education Project

In November 2023. The Polish European Community Research Association PECSA has finished the implementation of the DICYDE project "Digital Citizenship

and Youth Democracy Education" project, which was carried out by 3 institutions. The leader of the project was AUSE University Association of European Studies, and the partner besides PECSA was "Elina Matei Basarab" Technologic Economic School. Together, the project conducted a series of lessons in high schools on EU history, EU institutions, European and digital citizenship, and entrepreneurship. In Poland, the following schools participated in the project:

  1. I Bohaterów Westerplatte Armored Brigade Vocational and Secondary School Complex in Kartuzy
  2. 1st Academic Secondary School named after Meritorious Mariners in Gdynia
  3. Agnieszka Osiecka III Secondary School in Sopot
  4. Secondary School No. 42 in Warsaw
  5. Non-public High-School no. 81 of the Warsaw School of Economics.

More than 400 students in Poland took part in the meetings, 13 teachers cooperated with us and 53 hours of lessons and consultations were held. Thank you very much for your valuable comments and participation of students and teachers!