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Democratic schools and knowledge sharing: an oD youth newsroom roundtable

“Knowledge may not be enough. We may know a lot about democracy, but still be very bad at it.” Our openDemocracy youth reporters deliver their verdict on the first day of the World Forum for Democracy.

openDemocracy Youth Newsroom
8 November 2016
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Reporters: Artsiom Karankevich, Susan Curvers, Andrea Nava, Tomas Guarna, Leisan Gerifullina, Sebastian Camilo Guanumen Parra, Astrid Arbildo Luna, Saja Shami, Dinara Auyelbekova.

openDemocracy is at this year's World Forum for Democracy, exploring the relationship between education and democracy with a youth newsroom. More here.

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