what do we mean when we say sacred? -2 March 2011

Culture is critical to the survival and development of s people. The value of culture as an element of resistance to foreign domination cannot be overmphasized. That is because of the fact that culture is the vigorous manifestation of the material and historical reality of the society. Culture is simultaneously the fruit of a people's history and a determinatant of their history.

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Diversity & Citizenship -4 March 2011

Citizenship education has come a long way and we saw examples of outstanding practice. Capturing and replicating that expertise in all schools is a challenge. Many teachers are unsure of the standards expected in Citizenship. This is not surprising, given that it is such a young statutory subject and that many teachers have no specific Citizenship training. There is huge variation in the amount and quality of citizenship provision in schools, partly attributed to the flexible or ‘light touch’ approach, which schools interpret widely. This ‘light touch’ also presents significant difficulties for Ofsted inspections, which show that almost all schools claim they provide some of their Citizenship across the curriculum; yet most of these schools do not prioritise citizenship objectives

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Ethics Education Workshop to Foster Intercultural Education in Mauritius

Arigatou International Geneva in collaboration with the Council of Religions of Mauritius co-organized a two-day introductory workshop on Ethics Education for Children on 5-6 April 2018, reaching 27 teachers from schools of Islamic, Christian, and Hindu religious backgrounds, together with two participants from the Reunion Islands.

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Towards an Inclusive Peace Education Framework to Restore Relationships

In July 2018, the Caux Forum convened a series of training workshops under the thematic Towards an Inclusive Peace which addressed the topic of Restoring Communities and Advancing justice. The workshops looked at the topic of reintegration of those who have been radicalized and are either being prosecuted or returning voluntarily to their communities, through a restorative justice lens.

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Panel Discussion in Tunis: Another Perspective on Migration and the Role of Education in Resilience

This year marks the 70th anniversary since the adoption of the Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly. It is in this context that the Ninth International Forum of NGOs, in partnership with UNESCO, took place in Tunis, from 26 to 27 September. The Conference was hosted by the Arab Institute for Human Rights, with the theme ‘Another perspective on Migration’, which aimed to discuss human mobility and its impacts on building sustainable peace and development.

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Cumbre Mundial de Innovación para la Educación en París

Arigatou International- Ginebra asistió a la Cumbre Mundial de Innovación para la Educación, o WISE@Paris, la cual se llevó a cabo en París los días 20 y 21 de febrero de 2019. WISE (Por sus siglas en inglés) es una plataforma internacional, multisectorial para el pensamiento creativo, el debate y la acción propositiva para nuevos enfoques en la educación, lanzado en 2009 por la Fundación Qatar.

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International Online Conference on Building New Bridges Together

“Ethics is about hope; it is about life. How to enhance life in everything by doing the right in thought and in action.” With these words, Prof. Dr. Obiora Ike, Executive Director of Globethics.net welcomed the participants to the International Online Conference on Building New Bridges Together.

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