TRANSFORMING
EDUCATION

Ethics Education for Learning to Live Together

Online Global Symposium

22 to 23 November 2021

Speakers

If we transform education, we can transform the world!

“Transforming Education” is a two-day online event that will bring together educators, children and young people, policymakers, religious leaders, faith-based and civil society organizations, academic researchers, and multilateral agencies to reflect together, collaborate and advance ethics education for children worldwide.

We invite you to join us, to accelerate global action and support to prioritize ethics education as a critical aspect for societies to foster learning to live together, contributing to building forward better.

Organizers

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Objectives

Share experiences...

on ethics education programs and their contribution to peacebuilding and the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.

Identify benefits...

of integrating ethics education to promote intercultural and interfaith learning into national policies and programs.

Advance policy recommendations...

and concrete programmatic actions to integrate ethics education as a central pillar of quality and inclusive education for children.

Program

Monday, 22 November 2021

Opening Ceremony

Transforming Education: Ethics Education for Learning to Live Together

Join us, as a distinguished panel of keynote speakers shares reflections on the relevance of ethics education as a contribution to learning to live together. The ceremony will be moderated by children from Chile and India.

Time:

12:30 – 13:30 (In your local time)

Language:

Arabic, English, French, Spanish

High-level Panel

Ethics Education for Learning to Live Together: Challenges, Opportunities and Ethical Demands in Today's World

Panelists will reflect, and exchange ideas and recommendations on integrating ethics education to promote intercultural and interfaith learning into national policies and programs.

Time:

14:00 – 15:30 (In your local time)

Language:

Arabic, English, French, Spanish

Panel discussion

Ethics Education as a contribution to Peacebuilding and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development​

Panelists will exchange good practices, and identify concrete programmatic actions to integrate ethics education as a central pillar of quality and inclusive education for children.

Time:

16:00 – 18:00 (In your local time)

Language:

Arabic, English, French, Spanish

Taller Interactivo

Enfoque de Educación Ética para Aprender a Vivir Juntos

Los participantes comprenderán los elementos clave del “Enfoque de educación ética” de Arigatou International, discutirán su aplicación e identificarán estrategias para implementarlo en sus propios contextos.

Time:

19:00 – 20:30 (In your local time)

Language:

Spanish

Interactive Workshop

The Role of Young People in Advocating for Ethics Education for Children

Let’s discuss the relevance of ethics education in different contexts, reflect on the role of young people in advocating for ethics education for children, and identify strategies to advocate for ethics education for children.

Time:

19:00 – 20:30 (In your local time)

Language:

Arabic, English, French, Spanish

Taller Interactivo

Aprender a Vivir Juntos en el Mundo Digital

Analizaremos los desafíos y oportunidades de aprender a vivir juntos en el mundo digital e identificarán formas de empoderar a los niños y niñas a través de la educación para que usen el mundo digital para la transformación social.

Time:

21:00 – 22:30 (In your local time)

Language:

Spanish

Tuesday, 23 November 2021

Interactive Workshop

Promoting Ethics Education for Learning to Live Together through Formal Education

Discuss the challenges and opportunities faced by Education Systems in supporting learners to live in an interconnected world; reflect on global citizenship and inclusive education, and identify approaches to strengthen values-based education.

Time:

09:00 – 10:30 (In your local time)

Language:

Arabic, English, French,

Interactive Workshop

Interfaith Dialogue through Education

Explore the importance of dialogue as a powerful tool to help bridge differences, build interreligious learning, and influence positive social and behavioral changes that can help build more inclusive societies.

Time:

11:00 – 12:30 (In your local time)

Language:

Arabic, English, French

Interactive Workshop

Ethics Education Approach for Learning to Live Together

Join us, to understand the key elements of Arigatou International’s Ethics Education Approach; discuss its applications adaptation to thematic areas, and identify strategies to implement it in your context.

Time:

11:00 – 12:30 (In your local time)

Language:

Arabic, English, French

Panel discussion

Research and Practices: Advancing Knowledge on Ethics Education

Panelists will present research findings related to ethics and values-based education; discuss approaches and practices for research, and identify gaps, needs and opportunities in research related to ethics education.

Time:

13:00 – 14:30 (In your local time)

Language:

Arabic, English, French, Spanish

Dialogue

Children's Advocacy: Transforming Education for Learning to Live Together

Children from different backgrounds will reflect on how ethics education can help learning to live together. They will dialogue with adult leaders and share their recommendations.

Time:

14:30 – 15:30 (In your local time)

Language:

Arabic, English, French, Spanish

Launching Ceremony

Learning To Live Together for Children Ages 6 to 11

Let’s celebrate the launch of the Learning to Live Together manual for Middle Childhood. We will introduce the key aspects of the program, and share practical insights from key stakeholders.

Time:

15:30 – 17:00 (In your local time)

Language:

Arabic, English, French, Spanish

Closing Ceremony

Transforming Education: Ethics Education for Learning to Live Together

Join us as we bring the Global Symposium to an end, reflecting on our sharing and learnings. The Ethics Education for Children Fellowship Program will be launched

Time:

17:00 – 17:30 (In your local time)

Language:

Arabic, English, French, Spanish

We have collected here some of the best educational resources to create safe and empowering spaces for children to learn to live together. We invite you to explore these digital products that showcase programs, resources, and research papers on ethics education for children

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