North-South Centre - European Centre for Global Interdependence and Solidarity



the Human Rights Dimension


Human Rights Education: Addressing Global Challenges

The North South Centre (NSC) is happy to announce the online training course Human Rights Education: Addressing Global Challenges offered in collaboration with The Network University (TNU)

This global education online learning course is designed for education practitioners, social workers, youth activists, as well as policy makers.

It has been designed to complement the Global Education Guidelines, a pedagogical tool for educators and policy makers to understand and implement Global Education, and share with a wider audience concepts and approaches promoted by the North-South Centre’s Global Education programme.

This course, under the main title "Global Education - The Human Rights Dimension", provides an introduction to human rights education as part of the Global Education context, and deals with its concepts, approaches, strategies and action, by considering its interconnections between the global and local.

The course is designed for professionals working in or with global education / human rights education, either as part of international organisations, national educational institutions or those working for national and local civil society organisations. The course also welcomes students with a special interest in the topic.

Course requirements:

Please note that all participants should:

    be in command of the English language;

    be able to spend a minimum of 10 hours per week on course work;

    have basic ICT skills and reliable access to internet ;

Please note that this is a moderated online course. This means that you will work together with other participants online, and no travelling will be necessary.

The upcoming course will take place from 3 to 28 October 2011.

The deadline for submitting the application is 26 September 2011. Final selection will be made public 28 September 2011.

Only applications that are complete will be considered.

Subsequent courses are foreseen for 2011 and 2012 and will be duly announced on the North-South Centre website and through its Global Education newsletter.