Ethics Teachers Training Course in China

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UNESCO is organizing an Ethics Teachers Training Course (ETTC) in Macau, China, from 17 to 21 July 2017. Hosted by the Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau, this ETTC is aimed at strengthening the pedagogical capacity of university teachers in the fields of social and environmental ethics.

Approximately 30 university teachers are expected to benefit from this training, facilitated by Professor Leonardo de Castro of the University of the Philippines, Professor. Muzaherul Huq of the World Federation for Medical Education, Professor Pascale Rangoni of the International School of Prague, and Professor Alice Tsang of the Kiang Wu Nursing College.

The four-day training program is developed by UNESCO in collaboration with global experts in ethics education. The course contains the following key components:

1. Global Perspectives on Ethics Teaching
2. Ethics Teaching in Action
3. Classroom activities and communication
4. Examples of ethics teaching in Asia and local adaptation

Applicants should be involved in teaching (including ethics, life, social and environmental ethics) or developing bioethics courses at university level, with preferably a Masters’ degree in a related discipline and must be able to communicate fully in English.

To apply send a completed application form, letters of recommendation and reference to no later than 4 June 2017.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 18.07.2017 07:00 local time
End 21.07.2017 15:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Smith, Eunice
Organizer UNESCO Beijing
Contact Eunice Smith,;
Country China
City Macau
Venue Kiang Wu Nursing College
Street Est. Repouso No.35, R/C
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the People's Republic of China to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 30
Official Website
Link 1 Application form (in Word format)
Link 2 More on Ethics Teachers’ Training Courses (ETTC)
Link 3 UNESCO and Ethics of Science and Technology
Link 4 UNESCO Office in Beijing