30.01.2018 - UNESCO Office in Beirut

Call for application - Ethics Teachers' Training Course in Riyadh - KSA (22-25 April 2018)

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

This Ethics Teachers' Training Course in Riyadh- KSA is a collaborative effort involving UNESCO, Al Faisal University, Saudi National Bioethics Committee and the Saudi National Commission for UNESCO. The Course offers a unique opportunity for participants from KSA and from other countries in the region to enhance their teaching capacities in ethics.

The Course is conducted in English by a team of international experts with extensive experience in ethics education.

Candidates for the Course should hold 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.

Interested candidates should submit a registration form to UNESCO (cj.donabedian@unesco.org) as early as possible, and before the 27 February 2018 - deadline. 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 registration in the course is free, the participants are expected to cover their own travel, meals and accommodation (at the hotel designated by the organizer.) For more information:

Please contact Ms Seiko Sugita, Programme Specialist, Social and Human Sciences at UNESCO Beirut (s.sugita@unesco.org); or visit the website http://www.unesco.org/bioethics

Deadline for registration: 27 February 2018

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