House for Democracy and the Rule of Law

ProDemos for schools

Den Haag, Students of a vocational school play the Democracity game at ProDemos

Dutch teachers who are looking for a lively theme for their lessons can turn to ProDemos for a wide range of options: from political excursions, guest lectures and role-playing exercises to a variety of teaching materials dealing with current topics. In addition, we publish a professional journal and various publications that can help keeping your professional knowledge up to scratch. Moreover, every year, ProDemos organises a professional conference for Social Studies teachers, full of workshops, lectures and information on new teaching methods.

European Union – class activities

Not all students like discussing politics in class. They often find the subject difficult and do not feel like they have any influence. ProDemos wants to get students (and other people) energized about politics by using activating class activities and teaching methods. In the publication below we present six ready-to-use...

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Youth projects

ProDemos offers a number of projects that encourage young people to participate in the political process at both the national and local levels. We have projects for primary schools, secondary schools and senior secondary vocational education (MBO). Examples include: Klassenbezoek@gemeentehuis Klassenbezoek@gemeentehuis (Class visit to Town Hall) shows young people in...

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Teaching material

ProDemos regularly produces ready-for-use teaching material that is easy to use in the classroom, including course packages, educational newspapers and DVDs. The material is particularly suited for Social Studies and History classes and in senior secondary vocational education (MBO) for the Civics lessons, but we also offer material for the...

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