21.03.2014 - Irakli Khodeli

Ethics Teacher Training Course in Dubrovnik, Croatia

30 June – 4 July 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia

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 Dubrovnik, Croatia is a collaborative effort involving UNESCO, the Inter University Center in Dubrovnik (IUC), the School of Medicine at the University of Zagreb, and the Croatian National Commission for UNESCO. The Course offers a unique opportunity for participants from Croatia 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. Experts from the University of Zagreb will also take part in the course.

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 Mr Irakli Khodeli at Bioethics Section of UNESCO (i.khodeli(at)unesco.org), as early as possible, and before the 14 April 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.

While the participation in the course is free, the participants are expected to pay 40 Euro participation fee to IUC, and to cover their room and board expenses in the duration of the training. A limited number of scholarships are available for participants from Croatia, as well as from certain countries from Eastern and Central Europe and the former Soviet Union.

For more information: Please contact Mr Irakli Khodeli at Bioethics Section of UNESCO (i.khodeli@unesco.org); or visit the website www.unesco.org/bioethics

Deadline for registration:  14 April 2014


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