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Global Education: Human Rights dimension

The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe launches new free online course on the Human Rights dimension of Global Education
North-South Centre Strasbourg 4 September 2018
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Global Education: Human Rights dimension

The North-South Centre is delighted to announce a new, free, online course: “Global Education - The Human Rights Dimension”, in collaboration with The Network University, designed for teachers working in both formal and non-formal education, policymakers and media professionals.

Starting on 1 October 2018, this new online course is open to learners with an interest on the concept of human rights education as part of the Global Education context, willing to focus in its practice while exploring its dilemmas and challenges.

At the end of this four-week course learners will be able to:

- understand the relation between global education and human rights education

- comprehend human rights education in their local level and its interconnections with the global context

- comprehend the dilemmas and challenges in human rights education

- practice human rights education through the organisation of activities

Since 2009, the North-South Centre has trained over 1500 learners from more than 50 countries through a series of online training courses, which cover three different dimensions of global education: human rights, intercultural dialogue, and democratic citizenship. Each course takes place twice a year and lasts for four weeks. The courses consist of both text and videos and require an active participation of 10 hours per week.

The North-South Centre, in collaboration with experts from the fields of human rights and global education, designed a course that introduces 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 contexts.

More information can be found at http://www.coe.int/en/web/north-south-centre/elearning-course-global-education-human-rights-dimension- or register directly at the social learning platform of The Network University, to access this free online course starting on 1 October 2018. Open to anyone, wherever you are in the world, you can take part in this course from the comfort of your own home.


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