Ethics Teacher Training Course

When, local time: 
Monday, 19 November 2012 - 10:00am to Friday, 23 November 2012 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Windhoek
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
Irakli Khodeli, i.khodeli@unesco.org
Organized by the Bioethics Programme at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, with the facilitation of UNESCO Office in Windhoek and in partnership with the University of Namibia, this Ethics Teacher Training Course offers a unique opportunity for participants from all over the world, but especially from Namibia and other countries in the region, to engage in one-week long training designed to enhance their teaching capacities in ethics. <br /><br/>The Ethics Teacher Training Course (ETTC) is designed to reinforce the capacity of experts and educators to teach ethics at various academic faculties and institutions, in order to expend and improve the quality ethics education around the world. <br /><br />After graduating from the course, the participants will have acquired: <br />• Special skills and methodological approaches of teaching ethics; <br />• Various means and resources for teaching ethics;<br />• Feedback and evaluation from the trainers on the demonstrations of the acquired teaching skills.<br /><br />The Ethics Teacher Training Course will be delivered by a team of experts with extensive international experience in ethics education, as well as the local experts involved in teaching ethics at University of Namibia.<br /><br />Participants should have a Master’s degree (in areas such as law, medicine, philosophy, ethics, or social sciences), preferably hold a University faculty appointment to teach courses, and have good command of English language. <br /><br />Persons who want to register should submit a registration form to Mr Irakli Khodeli at Bioethics Section of UNESCO (i.khodeli@unesco.org), as early as possible, and before the September 30 deadline. This form is also available on the dedicated UNESCO web site. Applicants should also include a letter of intent (600 words) explaining why they wish to participate in the course and how they expect to benefit from it. <br /><br />While the participation in the course is free, the participants are expected to cover their room and board expenses in the duration of the training. A limited number of needs-based assistance may be available to cover the accommodation of some participants.<br /><br />For more information: Please contact Mr Irakli Khodeli at Bioethics Section of UNESCO (i.khodeli@unesco.org); or visit the website http://www.unesco.org/bioethics <br /><br />Deadline for registration: 30 September 2012