The Observatory on History Teaching in Europe is an Enlarged Partial Agreement of the Council of Europe, whose mission is to promote quality education in order to enhance the understanding of democratic culture. The Observatory provides a clear picture of the state of history teaching in its member states, based on reliable data and facts on how history is taught, through general and thematic reports.



The first OHTE Thematic Report on "Pandemics and natural disasters as reflected in history teaching" is now available.

How are pandemics and natural disasters taught ?             


Why should pandemics and natural disasters be taught in history lessons?


Ways of teaching about the history of pandemics and natural disasters


Calendar of Events
15 Feb 2024

7th Governing Board Meeting

09:00 - 17:00 Paris, France Statutory
01 Dec 2023

OHTE Governing Board - Bureau Meeting

15:30 - 17:30 Strasbourg, France Statutory
30 Nov 2023
01 Dec 2023
28 Sep 2023
29 Sep 2023

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