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Learning about ‘Education: The Human Rights dimension

Author(s) Pratas, M. H.  
Publisher London: CiCe  
Year 2013  
Editor P. Cunningham (ed.) Identities and Citizenship Education: Controversy, crisis and challenges  
Age group -  
Keywords/Abstract
This paper focuses on an experience of a training course about Global Education: The Human Rights Dimension, offered by the North South Centre and The Network University in 2010-2011. The course was targeted at practitioners in the field of education and development, teachers, social and youth workers, as well as policy-makers, civil servants and local and regional authorities. It consisted of 4 modules including Global Education and Human Rights Education concepts, strategies for action and Human Rights Education activities. Participants were expected to work on the same module at the same time (collaborative learning). The course included tutoring, assignments, reading materials, discussion topics. The overall evaluation of the course was very positive, with a high rating of satisfaction among the participants' evaluation questionnaires, considering participants' diverse professional and geographical backgrounds. Keywords: Human Rights Education; Global Education; training course
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