n°58 | January 2008
Global Education News is an electronic newsletter where national global education coordinators or practitioners can share global education news and best practices, useful thematic links and educational materials. It also serves as a medium for the North-South Centre global education network national coordinators' own use.
Please find herewith the last issue of the Global Education newsletter, focusing on intercultural dialogue through related useful links §3, resources §4 and events §6, with interesting perspectives on the concept and role of intercultural cities.
Enjoy the reading!
. Council of Europe Education Newsletter nº.24 - the Newsletter presents the work undertaken by the Education Directorate and examines history in a multicultural society and education for democratic citizenship and human rights.
. Quality, inclusion, financing and governance in education are some of the major themes UNESCO will address in 2008. more
. The European Institutions and the Spanish Ministry of Culture present the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue 2008
. 2008, International Year of Languages, Languages matter!
. United Nations proclaims 2008 'International Year of Planet Earth'
. Global Ethic Foundation – for inter-cultural, inter-religious research, education & encounter
. i-AFIEL is the acronym for Innovative approaches for a full inclusión in eLearning. This is one of the 9 digital alphabetization projects approved by the European Commission within call 2006 of the eLearning program
. Transformative Learning Centre - Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto
. Les Rencontres – association of European cities & regions for cultures
. Europocket TV - Daily news for young people on the European Union
. UNESCO – Social & Human sciences
. Slovenia 2008 - Presidency of the European Union
Council of Europe
. The Council of Europe has developed several tools aimed at helping practitioners to promote citizenship, human rights and intercultural learning. …more
. COMPASITO - Manual on human rights education for children (2008)
. Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, Lanzarote, 25.X.2007, Council of Europe Treaty Series No.201 (2008)
. Abolishing corporal punishment of children: Questions and answers (2008)
. Committed to Making a Difference: Racism, antisemitism, xenophobia and intolerance and their impact on young people in Europe (Symposium report) (2008)
. Companion - A campaign guide about education and learning for change in Diversity, Human Rights and Participation (2007)
. New Youth website on line!
Partnerships for Education: Multi stakeholder Partnerships in Education to achieve EFA
. Multilingualism at UNESCO : a panoply of activities
. “The Intercultural City - planning for diversity advantage”, Phil Wood & Charles Landry
. CIVICUS and MDGs Campaigning Toolkit for Civil Society Organisations engaged in the Millenium Development Goals
CIVICUS' Civil Society Index (CSI)
.The UNESCO courrier
. Two organisations are searching for project partners for the open EC development education call (deadline for concept notes on February 19, 2008) :
. October 2008 - Learning Democracy by Doing
. Call for proposal : Development Youth Prize 2007
. Calls for proposals :
. Call for Paper: Asia Europe Journal
. Colabore com a Aidglobal - Organização Não Governamental para o Desenvolvimento, sem fins lucrativos, com sede em Loures, que promove Acções nos domínios da Integração e do Desenvolvimento (AID) Global - saíba mais sobre a Aidglobal
. “Development of Cities: Democratic innovation and social transformation for inclusive cities in the 21st century”, Porto-Alegre, Brazil, 13 to 16 February 2008. more...
. Intercultural Cities Conference - Living through our differences
Council of Europe All Different All Equal Campaign
Other Council of Europe Campaigns