e-DARE (Issue 02/2010)

 

Newsletter on Human Rights Education
and Education for Democracy
Published by the DARE project and the DARE network

Issue 02/2010 (23 February 2010)
Deadline for contributions for the next issue: 07 June 2010
Publication:
22 June 2010

Links: e-DARE archive, DARE blog


 Table of contents

1.   Letter from the Chair
2.   DARE Glasgow Conference on Tackling Poverty with EDC/HRE
3.   Children´s Rights Education for Adults: DARE Focus Meeting
4.   1989 Regime Changes: Simulation Manual for free!
5.   Intercultural 'Tracking': Students Explore Migration Histories
6.   Advancing democratic practice: A self-assessment guide for higher education

7.   European Parliament: Pat Cox Fellowship Programme
8.   Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights
9.   Archives, builders of citizenship
10. aces - Academy of Central European Schools: Call for Project Proposals 2010

Editorial


 1. Letter from the Chair

Dear DARE Network members, friends and colleagues,

2010 is the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion. Despite the fact that the European Union (EU) is one of the richest regions in the world, 17% of its citizens do not have the resources to meet their basic needs.
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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 2. DARE Glasgow Conference on Tackling Poverty with EDC/HRE - detailed programme online


The full programme for the upcoming Conference on Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion with Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights in Adult Learning is published on the web for download.

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Georg Pirker, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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 3. Children´s Rights Education for Adults: DARE Focus Meeting, Brussels Jan 28-29

14 experts representing 10 European organisations gathered for a two-day exchange of best practices and dicussion of policy approaches in the field of children´s rights education in adult learning.
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Anne Stalfort, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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 4. 1989 Regime Changes: Simulation Manual for free!

Understanding the dynamics of the 1989 regime changes in Europe: a simulation for adult education

A general climate of discontent and economic depression has emerged in "Allonia," a fictitious communist country. Due to recent food shortages public demonstrations have begun and are quickly gaining power.
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Anne Stalfort, Humanity in Action (Germany)

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 5. Intercultural 'Tracking': Students Explore Migration Histories

Do different family narratives and migration backgrounds have influence on the historical consciousness of young people? A current project run by Demokratiezentrum Wien (Democracy Centre Vienna) investigates how students in culturally and ethnically diverse classrooms approach history.
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Elisabeth Röhrlich, Democracy Centre Vienna (Austria)

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 6. Advancing democratic practice: A self-assessment guide for higher education

What is democratic governance and how can it benefit universities and higher education institutions in preparing students to become participating, democratic adult citizens? How can universities and other higher education institutions evaluate how they contribute to their students' education for democratic citizenship?
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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 7. European Parliament: Pat Cox Fellowship Programme

Each year, Humanity in Action (HIA) brings together a small group of outstanding students and young professionals from around the world for three-month professional fellowships in the European Parliament.
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Anne Stalfort, Humanity in Action (Germany)

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 8. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights

This series of books edited by Bert Lockwood deals with different aspects of human rights (education). Some examples...

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 9. Archives, builders of citizenship

The Documentation Sciences Foundation will hold three on-line seminars on "Archives, builders of citizenship".
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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 10. aces - Academy of Central European Schools: Call for Project Proposals 2010

The new call for the successful school partnership project “aces – Academy of Central European Schools” was launched on 1 February 2010.

As international school partnerships offer a concrete opportunity for intercultural exchange and cooperation, aces encourages partnership projects amongst schools in Central European countries.

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Reinhard Eckert, Interkulturelles Zentrum (Vienna, Austria)

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 Editorial

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