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About the C2City Knowledge Center

Knowledge to Action

The center explores and develops multiple theoretical, pedagogical, economic, technological, organizational and ethical facets of the Education City model...

...and partners with cities to realize this model.


Theory, Models, Tools and Hands-on Practices

The Education Cities Knowledge Center was founded by the Institute for  Democratic Education in collaboration with Nobel Education Network.

The center explores multiple theoretical, pedagogical, economic, organizational and ethical facets of the Education City concept.

The IDE team members specialize in these complementary fields. They have extensive experience in developing and implementing Education City visions, tools, models and practices. 

The know-how developed by the Knowledge Center, adapted to the unique challenges and characteristics of the city, supports the set-up of a full-blown Education City.

This knowledge is packaged in diverse forms:

  • White papers
  • Method papers
  • Case studies
  • Presentations
  • Workshops
  • Video clips (forthcoming)
  • Education City "Color Fan"
  • Education City book (forthcoming)
  • Training kits
  • Newsletter (forthcoming)
  • Training and exploration weeks

Knowledge Fields

The Knowledge Center addresses the following Education City domains:

  • Education City model
  • 21st Century Learning
  • The transformation process
  • Urban "Cartography"
  • Personal Education
  • Urban Learning spaces
  • The training process
  • Participation
  • Youth at risk programs
  • The technological dimension
  • Project Based Learning
  • Future Centers
  • Entrepreneurship Incubator
  • ... and many more 

To access Knowledge Center publications, please visit our  Resources Page