10th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION

EVENT DETAILS: 
When: December 11-12
Where: Kathmandu University School of Law, Kathmandu, Nepal
Cost: $350 – Early Bird Rate (by October 30) $400 – regular rate.

The main theme of the 10th International Conference on Human Rights Education is “Human Rights in Academic Excellence, Technology and Artificial Intelligence.”  Other important areas that will be covered as sub-themes include:

  • Human Rights in academic Institutions; 
  • Human Rights in SDGs and Agenda 2030;
  • Human Rights and culture;
  • Human Rights in good governance, peace process, and justice.

This conference will also share Nepal’s human rights experience during the transition to democracy period and present Nepal’s achievements as one of the forerunners in Human Rights Education in South Asia.

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Webinar – Speaking Out As A Human Rights Educator

EVENT DETAILS: 

When: Wednesday, October 30
Time:  1:00 am – 2:00 pm EST
Where: Online Webinar
Cost: FREE

Description:
When should individual educators or educational institutions speak out regarding human rights issues?  Does your institution/human rights center have guidelines in place? Do you as an individual have a set of standards you consider when making these decisions?  We will hear from 2-3 individuals from different universities and then open the webinar up for discussion. 

If you are interested in participating as a featured presenter, please contact us at UCCHRE@gmail.com.  

Call-in Information:
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/8058978214
Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16468769923,,8058978214#  or +16699006833,,8058978214#
Or Telephone: US: +1 646 876 9923  or +1 669 900 6833
Meeting ID: 805 897 8214
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/CaYPc

Participate in Unity Day to Stop Bullying

Unity Day is October 23, 2019Unity Day is the signature event of National Bullying Prevention Month, a day to wear and share orange uniting for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. 

In-person bullying and cyberbullying continue to be serious, and potentially life-threatening for children and teenagers. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center offers a wide variety of resources for educators to in turn offer assistance to students to create an environment where students feel included, involved and invested.

K-12 educators can register to receive free online bullying prevention resources. These resources are designed for weekly presentations in a classroom or community setting, can be delivered with flexible timeframes and under 20 minutes, have new themes and lessons every month, and the easy-to-use and navigate resources are designated for elementary, middle school, and high school students. These resources are also available on mobile devices so educators can access them anywhere they go on smartphones and tablets.

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HRE USA Reception in Northern California

Date: Saturday, November 2nd
Time: 5:00-7:30 pm
Location: University of San Francisco, 2350 Turk Blvd., School of Education, Room 119, San Francisco, CA

The HRE USA regional representatives in Northern California are hosting a reception to celebrate the launch of the 3rd Issue of the International Journal of Human Rights Education (IJHRE) at the University of San Francisco. If you live near the area please come by to meet and mingle with fellow HRE USA members and human rights education enthusiasts. 

The International Journal of Human Rights Education is an independent, double-blind, peer-reviewed, open-access, online journal dedicated to the examination of the theory, philosophy, research, and praxis central to the field of human rights education. This journal seeks to be a central location for critical thought in the field as it continues to expand.

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SIMA Teacher Award

At the intersection of global citizenship education and media innovation, SIMA celebrates educators and students using this pivotal space as a catalyst for change. The annual SIMA Teacher Award will honor one exceptional teacher who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to utilizing social impact media as a springboard for global education and meaningful community engagement.

The Awarded teacher will receive lifetime access to SIMA Classroom, a permanent feature on the SIMA Classroom website, and a 12-day educator tour to Qatar (all-expenses paid) provided by Qatar Foundation International.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2019.

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Workshop: New Science Standards and Climate Change

EVENT DETAILS: 

When: Thursday, November 7
Time:  9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where:  River’s Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud, MN (pre-workshop to the MN Science Teachers Association Conference)
Cost: FREE. Lunch provided.
Credits: 6 CEUs

Minnesota has new state science standards, and Climate Generation wants to equip middle and high school teachers with the tools and resources to bring these core ideas to life in the classroom:

  • Climate change causes
  • American Indian contributions to investigating phenomena
  • Energy and engineering solutions

These workshops are for middle school and high school science teachers, curriculum coordinators, district leaders, and administrative staff. If you do not identify as one of these and are interested in attending, please call our office at 612-278-7147.

Workshop Highlights

  • Gain experience with phenomena-based learning and teaching
  • Dig into the new Minnesota science standards
  • Identify progressions of important learning for each benchmark
  • Engage in hands-on activities to support the new science standards

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