e-DARE (Issue 2011/09)


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

Issue 2011/09 (30 September 2011)
Deadline for contributions for the next issue: 9 December 2011
Publication:
21 December 2011

Links: e-DARE archive, DARE blog


 Table of contents

01. Letter from the Chair
02. CALL FOR ACTION: EDC/HRE Action Days 2011 e-form online
03. CALL FOR PROPOSALS: HRE Symposium (Strasbourg 24-25 Nov. 2011)
04. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Workshop on 1989 Regime Changes (Berlin, 5-11 Feb. 2012)
05. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: VIS Training for trainers, teachers and educators on HRE (5-6 Nov. 2011)
06. PROJECT: Launch of European Partnership on Overcoming Group-Focused Hostility
07. PROJECT: Launch of European Partnership on Law-Related Education
08. PUBLICATION: From Learner to Educator -Mentoring Success Story Booklet for download
09. PUBLICATION: ECRI launches guidelines for governments to combat anti-Gypsyism
10. EVENT: GRAMNet Film Series
11. VIDEO: New animated video on human rights
12. VIDEO: DARE Video 18: History and Human Rights Education in Europe and the US

Editorial

 


 01. Letter from the Chair

Dear Colleagues and Friends,
To make education for democratic citizenship (EDC) and human rights education (HRE) visible in Europe, DARE is currently busy preparing the next edition of EDC/HRE Action Days.
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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 02. CALL FOR ACTION: EDC/HRE Action Days 2011 e-form online


The EDC/HRE Action Days 2011 are just a few steps ahead! The EDC/HRE Action Days 2011 offer a wonderful opportunity to promote your EDC/HRE work on European level and foster European collaboration in the field of EDC/HRE. You can easily submit your activities via our new developed e-form.

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Georg Pirker, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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 03. CALL FOR PROPOSALS: HRE Symposium (Strasbourg, 24-25 November 2011)

The Symposium "Human Rights in Education" will be organised by the Directorate of Education and Languages in cooperation with the Division of Communication of the European Court of Human Rights, on 24-25 November 2011 in Strasbourg.
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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 04. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Workshop on 1989 Regime Changes (Berlin, 5-11 February 2012)

This workshop will focus on the 1989 regime changes in Europe and other political transitions of the late 80's, and is open to all applicants with a permanent residency in one of the EU member states, plus Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Turkey.
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Anne Stalfort, Humanity in Action (Germany)

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 05. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: VIS Training for trainers, teachers and educators on HRE (5-6 November 2011)

50 teachers, educators, trainers from Central Italy Regions will have the opportunity to take part in the "Training for trainers, teachers and educators on human rights education" aimed at promoting an universal culture of human rights, developing the skills and competence of teachers, educators and trainers working with young people and to enable them to act as human rights defenders according to a preventive approach to human rights.
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Gabriella Patriziano, VIS (Italy)

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 06. PROJECT: Launch of European Partnership on Overcoming Group-Focused Hostility

Six European NGOs have just started networking on the topic:„Adult Education Strategies to Overcome Group-Focused Hostility in Europe”. In the framework of an EU Grundtvig project, the partners will exchange best practices, discuss national particularities of educational strategies to tackle group-focused hostility and identify common all-European approaches.
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Anne Stalfort, Humanity in Action (Germany)

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 07. PROJECT: Launch of European Partnership on Law-Related Education

Seven European NGOs have just started networking on the topic:„Demanding Fundamental Rights: Law-Related Education in Adult Learning”. In the framework of an EU Grundtvig project, the partners will exchange best practices, discuss national particularities of law-related education and identify common all-European approaches.
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Anne Stalfort, Humanity in Action (Germany)

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 08. PUBLICATION: From Learner to Educator - Mentoring Success Story Booklet for download

Six European NGOs cooperated 2009-2011 in the Grundtvig partnership project "Mentor Development Programmes: Transforming learners into educators supported by e-communication tools”. All partner organisations use mentoring programmes as a tool to increase learner participation and sustain the impact of adult education.

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Anne Stalfort, Humanity in Action (Germany)

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 09. PUBLICATION: ECRI launches guidelines for governments to combat anti-Gypsyism

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) today issued guidelines to the Council of Europe’s 47 member countries to fight a rising tide of anti-Gypsyism and discrimination against Roma.
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Frank Elbers, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)

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 10. EVENT: GRAMNet Film Series

GRAMNet, BEMIS & Glasgow Human Rights Network are thrilled to announce the launch of the GRAMNet Film Series for 2011/12 !!
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Rami Ousta, BEMIS (UK)

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 11. VIDEO: New animated video on human rights

As part of a Web 2.0 project for citizenship education, the german non-profit organisation /e-politik.de/ e.V. and edeos.org released an animated video about Human Rights. Currently there are german, english, spanish and french versions - an arabic version and a version with chinese subtitles are coming soon.
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Georg Pirker, Arbeitskreis deutscher Bildungssttätten (Germany)

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 12. VIDEO: DARE Video 18: History and Human Rights Education in Europe and the US

Dr. Judith Goldstein, Founder and Executive Direction of Humanity in Action. She explains the close ties between history education and human rights education, the main differences between human rights education in Europe and the United States, and the consequences of human rights being developed as a “secular religion”.
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Anne Stalfort, Humanity in Action (Germany)

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 Editorial

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