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Panel discussion 'Teaching for Social Transformation'

Teaching for social transformation

Cambridge, 16 April 2011 -- On Thursday, 21 April, HREA, the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the Civic and Moral Education Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education are co-sponsoring the panel presentation "Teaching for Social Transformation: Approaches to Human Rights Education in India, Lebanon, and Turkey".

WHEN: Thursday, April 21 from 2:15-4:00 pm
WHERE: Harvard Graduate School of Education, Eliot Lyman Room, Longfellow Building, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA

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Teaching for Social Transformation: Approaches to Human Rights Education in India, Lebanon, and Turkey

The presenters are:

- Monisha Bajaj, Assistant Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
- Felisa Tibbitts, Executive Director, Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)
- Zeena Zakharia, Tueni Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Presenters will critically explore the "empowerment model" of human rights education both conceptually and in practice. Examples from the formal and nonformal learning sectors in India, Lebanon and Turkey will be used to investigate program variations and evidence of outcomes within these national contexts.


 

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