COFACE Families Europe is part of the Digital Citizenship Education project set up by the Council of Europe. The aim of the project is the empowerment of children through education or the acquisition of competences for learning and active participation in digital society. COFACE, represented by Martin Schmalzried, is part of the ad hoc expert group of the project. The group consists of experts in the fields Internet Governance and Children’s Rights as well as from the education sphere. The Expert Group is conducting a review of existing literature on the concept of digital citizenship as well as a multi-stakeholder consultation on the place of DCE projects and programmes in school settings and mapping the administrative and legal responsibilities for school leaders, teachers, students and parents.
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