Ethics Teacher Training Course in Amman, Jordan (19-23 October 2014)

The Division of Ethics, Youth and Sport
Sector for Social and Human Sciences
UNESCO

Ethics Teacher Training Course in Amman, Jordan (19-23 October 2014)

The Ethics Teacher Training Course (ETTC) is designed to advance pedagogical capacity for ethics teaching and improve the quality of ethics education around the world.

This Ethics Teacher Training Course in Amman, Jordan is a collaborative effort involving UNESCO, the Jordanian National Committee on Ethics of Science and Technology (NCEST), Hashemite University, and the Jordanian National Commission for UNESCO. The Course offers a unique opportunity for participants from Jordan and from other countries in the region to enhance their teaching capacities in ethics.

Ethics Teacher Training Course is conducted by a team of international experts with extensive experience in ethics education.

A successful candidate for the Course will have a Master’s or higher degree (in areas such as law, medicine, philosophy, ethics, or social sciences), experience or future plans of teaching ethics, and a good command of English language.

Persons who want to register should submit a registration form to the Secretariat at Bioethics Section of UNESCO (ettc.amman(at)unesco.org) as early as possible, and before the 1st July 2014 deadline. This form is also available on the dedicated UNESCO web site. Applicants should also include a letter of intent (600 words, in English) explaining why they wish to participate in the course and how they expect to benefit from it.

While the participation in the course is free, the participants are expected to cover their travel, meals and accommodation at the designated hotel by the organizer.

For more information: Please contact Ms Seiko Sugita at UNESCO Beirut (s.sugita(at)unesco.org); or visit the website http://www.unesco.org/bioethics

Deadline for registration: 1 July 2014

Registration form: http://www.unesco.org/shs/ettc_registration_jordan2014.doc

Dedicated web site: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/social-and-human-sciences-events/?tx_browser_pi1[showUid]=28890&cHash=f5f13d9e31

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