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New: Handbook for History Learning and Human Rights Education

Cover Change handbook

How does combining history learning and human rights education facilitate the further development of these approaches and the empowerment of learners? And what would such a combination look like in educational practice? This handbook is for educators at secondary schools,

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International symposium and book launch “Education for Change”

Change: Handbook for History Learning and Human Rights Education

HREA and partners will organise an international symposium and book launch “Education for Change”: Combining History Learning and Human Rights Education in Formal, Non-formal and Higher Education at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany on 29 and 30 September 2016. The symposium on

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Spanish version of violence prevention resource now available

Total humano

The Spanish version of Human Total: A Violence Prevention Learning Resource, a manual created by HREA, the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP) and the Instituto Mexicano de Investigación Familia y de Población (IMIFAP), is now available. Total humano: un

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International experts applaud efforts of Dutch government to prevent radicalization, recommend stronger emphasis on human rights and global citizenship in curriculum

IHREC 2015

For immediate release 6 January 2016 International experts applaud the resolve of the government to address education against radicalization as part of the Netherlands EU presidency yet they call on the Minister of Education to include of human rights education as part

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NCSS endorses human rights education in the United States

Students in the library of the School for Human Rights in Brooklyn

HREA welcomes the new, official position statement by the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) recognizing the importance of human rights education as a necessity for effective social and civic learning. The statement, published in the May/June 2015 edition of

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Call for registrations and papers for 6th International Human Rights Education Conference

IHREC 2015

HREA and the University College Roosevelt (UCR) will co-organize the 6th International Human Rights Education Conference in Middelburg, the Netherlands on 17-19 December 2015. For instructions for the call for papers and to register, please visit the conference website:

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Dutch and Flemish teachers participate in Four Freedoms summer course

Deelnemers aan Wereldburgerschap cursus, juni 2015

Twenty teachers and student teachers participated in a four-day teacher training on human rights in which they learned about teaching diversity and discrimination, participation and democracy, and sustainable development. The training was part of the HREA-UCR Four Freedoms Summer Program. This course

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National human rights education curriculum rolled out in Mauritius

Senior Program Associate Paul McAdams was in Mauritius from 5-10 April. Over the past four years HREA has worked with the Ministry of Education and the national teacher training institute to develop and implement a national human rights education curriculum

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Pilot e-learning course on combining teaching history and human rights

Change: Combining History Learning and Human Rights Education

HREA, the Free University Berlin and “right now” will be offering a pilot course “Change: Combining History Learning and Human Rights Education” from 13 May-23 June. This six-week online course will be oriented towards the introduction and use of a

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Four Freedoms Summer Program 2016

Location: Middelburg, the Netherlands Dates: 20 – 30 June 2016 | Closed Statues of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt at the UCR Campus (Photo: HREA) About the Four Freedoms Summer Program Brochure 2016 Four Freedoms Program  The Four Freedoms

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