e-DARE (Issue 2011/06)

Newsletter on Human Rights Education and Education for Democracy

Published by the DARE network

Issue 2011/06 (30 June 2011)

Deadline for contributions for the next issue: 16 September 2011, Publication: 21 September 2011

Links: e-DARE archive, DARE blog


 Table of contents

01. Letter from the Chair

02. DARE: European Commission proposes new multiannual financial framework 2014-2020

03. DARE: Second DARE Spring Academy a success

04. DARE: EDC/HRE Action Days 2011

05. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Funding Programme TEACHING HUMAN RIGHTS 2011

06. CALL FOR PAPERS: Trans-nationalization of Educational Policy Making

07. CONFERENCE: Bridging the Past and the Future: Holocaust Education and Human Rights Education (1 July 2011)

08. CONFERENCE: Draft programme BEMIS conference (27 October 2011)

09. CONFERENCE: Closing the empowerment gap through citizenship education: How to address educationally disadvantaged -19 November 2011)

10. CONFERENCE: EUROCLIO Annual Conference: Looking at History from Different Lenses

11. CONFERENCE REPORT: EU Fundamental Rights Agency: Hot Topics at 4th Fundamental Rights Platform Meeting

12. CONFERENCE REPORT: Workshop Results: "European Transitions from Dictatorship to Democracy in the late 1980's"

13. COURSE: Global Citizens Development Education Theory and Practice for Adult Basic Skills/Literacy Educations

14. PUBLICATION: Human Rights Education through Dilemma Simulations

15. PUBLICATION: Manual on Human Rights Education for Active Citizenship in Angola

16. PUBLICATION: The EWC Statement Series - first issue

17. PUBLICATION: Evaluating Human Rights Training Activities: A Handbook for Human Rights Educators

18. PUBLICATION: Special Issue of the Journal Educational Research

19. PUBLICATION: Teacher education for change - The theory behind the Council of Europe Pestalozzi Programme (Pestalozzi series No. 1)

20. PUBLICATION: Publication for Download: Human Rights and History

21. PROJECT: VOICE: Developing citizens - Paths to core competencies through a problem-based learning project in civic education (1)

22. PROJECT: VOICE: Raise your voice and get active!

23. PROJECT: "Go Lightly" - youths reduce their carbon footprint

24. PAPER: Human Rights Education: Theory and Practices

     Editorial
 


01. Letter from the Chair

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It has been a busy Spring for DARE and DARE members. The second DARE Spring Academy was a resounding success.
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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02. DARE: European Commission proposes new multiannual financial framework 2014-2020


On 29th June 2011 the European Commission published its proposal for the next multiannual financial framework for 2014-2020. It is the financial basis for the period 2014-2020 and sets the frame for the follow up structure of all current EU programmes as well as the entire EU budget.

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Georg Pirker, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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03. DARE: Second DARE Spring Academy a success

From 4-11 April, 31 young educators met in the German Harz Mountains for the second DARE Spring Academy. The participants came from Bulgaria, Cyprus, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and the United Kingdom, representing various fields of work and interests, all related to youth work, some being teachers, some social workers but also a few students and volunteers active in NGOs working with children and youth.
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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04. DARE: EDC/HRE Action Days 2011

DARE prepares for the next EDC/HRE Action Days 2011! To make Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education visible in Europe DARE is currently preparing the next series of EDC/HRE action days. EDC/HRE is inclusive and work with all people!
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Georg Pirker, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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05. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Funding Programme TEACHING HUMAN RIGHTS 2011

With the funding programme “Teaching Human Rights”, the Foundation is undertaking a long-term and active commitment to forging thematic links between human rights education and history learning. Through the examination of the history of National Socialism, the Holocaust and the Second World War, it is highlighting important contemporary approaches.
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Georg Pirker, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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06. CALL FOR PAPERS: Trans-nationalization of Educational Policy Making

From 10th until 12th February 2012, the Inaugural Conference of the ESREA Network on Policy Studies in Adult Education will take place at the University of Nottingham (UK);
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Georg Pirker, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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07. CONFERENCE: Bridging the Past and the Future: Holocaust Education and Human Rights Education (1 July 2011)

The 2011 International Conference of the Humanity in Action Network focuses on diversity issues and is targeted towards reducing ethnic, religious, racial, and gender conflicts among and within nations. The conference is based on HIA's innovative educational model: international, intergenerational and interdisciplinary.
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Anne Stalfort, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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08. CONFERENCE: Draft programme BEMIS conference (27 October 2011)

On 27 October 2011, BEMIS will organize a conference in Glasgow (Scotland).

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Tanveer Parnez, BEMIS (Scotland)

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09. CONFERENCE: Closing the empowerment gap through citizenship education: How to address educationally disadvantaged groups (17-19 November 2011)

This year's NECE conference focuses on the complex changes regarding civic participation in Europe and its effects on socially disadvantaged groups.
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Georg Pirker, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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10. CONFERENCE: EUROCLIO Annual Conference: Looking at History from Different Lenses (1-7 April 2012)

Come and join a multi-facetted event and contribute to shaping the face of contemporary history education.
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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11. CONFERENCE REPORT: EU Fundamental Rights Agency: Hot Topics at 4th Fundamental Rights Platform Meeting

The 4th annual meeting of the Fundamental Rights Platform of the EU FRA on April 14-15 in Vienna brought together around 180 civil society representatives from accross the EU and over 30 FRA experts.
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Anne Stalfort, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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12. CONFERENCE REPORT: Workshop Results: "European Transitions from Dictatorship to Democracy in the late 1980's"

Humanity in Action Germany hosted a Workshop in early March entitled "EUTRA - European Transitions from Dictatorship to Democracy in the late 1980's".
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Anne Stalfort, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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13. COURSE: Global Citizens Development Education Theory and Practice for Adult Basic Skills/Literacy Educators

This is a training course for adult education tutors/course coordinators. Join with an international group of professionals and peers to enhance your skills and improve your capacity to assist your students to learn in an environment that encourages active citizenship.
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Mary McGillicuddy, KADE (Ireland)

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14. PUBLICATION: Human Rights Education through Dilemma Simulations

Humanity in Action (HIA) has developed innovative simulations on human rights dilemmas for use in adult education.
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Anne Stalfort, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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15. PUBLICATION: Manual on Human Rights Education for Active Citizenship in Angola

The Manual is an educational tool available in Portuguese.
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Gabriella Patriziano, VIS (Italy)

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16. PUBLICATION: The EWC Statement Series - first issue is available

This is the first issue of the EWC Statement Series, a collection of expert statements, which have been regularly published since the beginning of 2010, on the EWC homepage. Scholars and other education professionals have been invited to publish their views on current research and scholarly debates in the field of Education for Human Rights, Democratic Citizenship and Intercultural Understanding.
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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17. PUBLICATION: Evaluating Human Rights Training Activities: A Handbook for Human Rights Educators

EQUITAS-The International Centre for Human Rights Education and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights have jointly published "Evaluating Human Rights Training Activities: A Handbook for Human Rights Educators".
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Georg Pirker, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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18. PUBLICATION: Special Issue of the Journal Educational Research

"Intercultural, Citizenship and Human Rights Education: The Challenges of Implementation for Policy, Practice and Research".
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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19. PUBLICATION: Teacher education for change - The theory behind the Council of Europe Pestalozzi Programme (Pestalozzi series No. 1)

What is the main role for teachers today? Why is the Council of Europe dealing with education, and teacher education in particular? How is educational thinking guided by visions of a future society desirable for all?
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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20. PUBLICATION: Publication for Download: Human Rights and History

The publication "Human Rights and History. A Challenge for Education" focuses on the debates surrounding the historical development of human rights after 1945.
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Anne Stalfort, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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21. PROJECT: VOICE. Developing citizens - Paths to core competencies through a problem-based learning project in civic education (1)

The Center for Citizenship Education in Sloveniq is taking part in VOICE; a Comenius multilateral project funded by the European Commission. Educational experts and practitioners from different institutions from Austria, Estonia, Germany, Slovenia and Turkey are working together in order to contribute to improving educational practice in civic education.
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Elena A. Begant, Center for Citizenship Education (Slovenia)

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22. PROJECT: VOICE. Raise your voice and get active!

This is the message which is conveyed by the title of VOICE. The VOICE project aims to address this issue by developing problem-based learning materials for secondary school pupils and a teacher training course on skills and background knowledge for implementation of competence-oriented civic education.
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Elisabeth Turek, polis (Austria)

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23. PROJECT: "Go Lightly" - youths reduce their carbon footprint

"Make the Link - Climate exChange" project, funded by EC, is focused on raising awareness among youths on climate change and its impact at local, national and global level.
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Petya Dimitrova, Partners Bulgaria Foundation (Bulgaria)

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24. PAPER: Human Rights Education: Theory and Practices

A notion brought about in the early nineties, and which found firmer grounds through a potent promotion by the UN Human Rights Council at the start of the twenty first century, Human Rights Education represents the ultimate goal - and at once - the first step of a society toward social justice.
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Tanveer Parnez, BEMIS (Scotland)

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 Editorial

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