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Ethics Teacher Training Course in Uganda

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An Ethics Teacher Training Course (ETTC) will be organized at the Uganda Martyrs University, in Kampala, Uganda, from 27 November – 1 December, 2017.

The ETTC is a collaborative effort involving UNESCO and Uganda Martyrs University, and is supported by other stakeholders, including the Uganda National Commission for UNESCO.

The Course offers a unique opportunity specifically for participants from Tanzania, and other countries in the Eastern Africa region to enhance their teaching and professional capacities in Bioethics and Ethics.

The ETTC is designed to advance pedagogical capacity for ethics teaching and improve the quality of ethics education around the world.

The training is conducted by a team of experts with extensive experience in ethics education, including the faculty of the University of Otago.

Due to the interactive nature of the course, the number of participants is limited to 30 persons.

There is no tuition fee for participating in ETTC. However, the participants are expected to cover the charges related to their travel to the venue and their accommodation.

The core reading materials for ETTC participants are available free of charge from UNESCO web site (www.unesco.org/bioethics):
• Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights.
• Bioethics Core Curriculum, Section 1: Syllabus. Ethics Education Programme, UNESCO, 2008.
• Bioethics Core Curriculum, Section 2: Study materials. Ethics Education programme, UNESCO, 2011.
• Casebook on Human Dignity and Human Rights, Bioethics Core Curriculum Casebook Series, No. 1, UNESCO, 2011
• Casebook on Benefit and Harm, Bioethics Core Curriculum Casebook Series, No. 2, UNESCO, 2011


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 27.11.2017 08:00 local time
End 01.12.2017 15:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Lamin, Abdul Rahman
Organizer UNESCO
Contact Abdul Rahman Lamin, ar.lamin@unesco.org
Country Uganda
City Kampala
Venue Uganda Martyrs University
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of Uganda to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 25
Official Website
Link 1 Application Form
Link 2 More information on ETTCs
Link 3 UNESCO and Ethics of Science and Technology
Link 4 UNESCO and Bioethics


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