School without racism – school with courage

Workshop "Democracy is more than a method"Discussion Paper Progressive Center

Especially in times of crisis, it becomes clear how much pressure there is on people in politics and administration to take responsibility for difficult decisions. In such situations, organizations often tend to consult experts. But complex tasks cannot be solved by the expertise of individuals alone. Participatory dialog formats offer a variety of ways to design agile processes that integrate not only expertise but also the experiences and perspectives of those affected. This not only enhances the quality of decisions, but also promotes identification and sustainability in the implementation of decisions. In the discussion paper “Democracy is more than a method – competence development for more democracy in everyday work” for the Progressive Center, I took a closer look at what competence development is needed to be able to shape these processes.

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