Conference “Deconstructing the Neoliberal Educational Model. Innovative Educational Alternatives”

Conference "Deconstructing the Neoliberal Educational Model. Innovative Educational Alternatives" Javier F. Murillo, director of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice, will participate in the Conference “Deconstructing the Neoliberal Educational Model. Transformative Educational Alternatives ”, which will be held on November 27 and December 2, 3 and 4, 2019, at the Faculty of Education Sciences of the University of Granada.These days are aimed at providing sufficient tools to understand the state of education with respect to the dogmas and practices of the current educational model, as well as expose in practical workshops and educational methodologies that can serve as…
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Roundtable: “What do we do with school segregation policies”

Roundtable: "What do we do with school segregation policies" Today, October 18, 2019 Javier Murillo, Director of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice, participated in the round table “What do we do with school segregation policies” at the Ateneo de Madrid  - Nueva Estafeta Room at 5:00 p.m. This round table aims to reflect and debate on school segregation policies, which are picturing the privatization processes of the education system and the “free” choice, which restrict the right to education in Spain. Javier Murillo shared the table with Carmen Rodríguez, Professor of Didactics and School Organization at the University of…
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Thesis defense: Creating democracy in schools. An ethnographic study on power, community and education

Thesis defense: Creating democracy in schools. An ethnographic study on power, community and education On October 17, 2019, Guillermina Belavi defended, in the boardroom of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the Autonomous University of Madrid, her doctoral thesis entitled “Creating democracy in schools. An ethnographic study on power, community and education” directed by F. Javier Murillo and Carlos Giménez. This thesis has been developed within the framework of the R&D research project "Democracy in schools as the foundation of an education for social justice" (Ref. EDU2017-82688-P). Next, Guillermina Belavi gives a brief description of the study: “This thesis is about democracy and…
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Javier Murillo will give a conference at the CISETC International Congress

Javier Murillo will give a conference at the CISETC International Congress Between December 10 and 12, 2019, the International Congress on Education and Technology in Sciences (CISETC) will be held at the Catholic University of Santa María, Arequipa, Peru. F. Javier Murillo, Director of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice, is among one of the speakers, where he will present his lecture under the title "A look at education from Social Justice."The purpose of this congress is to assess the development possibilities that can be found in the classrooms of the different educational levels from a prospective perspective.…
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The UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice receives visiting international researchers

The UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice receives visiting international researchers Currently, the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice has several visiting international researchers, who will conduct research stays throughout this academic year. The UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice considers essential the training of researchers and teachers in education for Social Justice. Therefore, among its lines of action it has the possibility of conducting research stays where researchers train, learn and exchange knowledgeto other national and international researchers.In early September, the Chair received Dr. Charles L. Slater, Professor of Educational Leadership at California State University in…
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Conference in the Seminar «Equity and Justice in the New Mexican School»

Conference in the Seminar «Equity and Justice in the New Mexican School» The UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice was present at the “Equity and Justice in the New Mexican School” seminar held in Mexico, on September 26 and 27, 2019.The seminar was created with the purpose of generating a space for reflection and knowledge about the different experiences of equity policies, with the objective of extracting lessons from them that allow to guide the actions of the Government of Mexico. In this context, F. Javier Murillo, Director of the Chair, participated with the conference entitled «The space and…
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Why does the Chair in Education for Social Justice attend climate change demonstration?

Why does the Chair in Education for Social Justice attend the climate change demonstration? On Friday, September 27, 2019, the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice participated in the demonstration for climate change in Madrid on the occasion of the current climate emergency situation. Following the latest events, multiple organizations and entities have joined the global movement against climate change, exposing a boom in grassroots activism and direct nonviolent action. Thousands of demonstrations and strikes have been called around the world, adding to a call to action. Our leaders still do not seriously address the phenomenon and, therefore, the…
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Schools for the poor, Schools for the rich: why 38% of students should change school

Schools for the poor, Schools for the rich: why 38% of students should change school The Conversation newspaper and ElDiario.es publish an article visualizing the serious situation of school segregation by economic level experienced by the Spanish education system. In the article, F. Javier Murillo, highlights the most specific data of the latest published studies on school segregation, as well as the main causes that generate it. You can check the full article here.In addition, the UNESCO Chair in education for social justice currently develops a line of work on this same theme. You can check all the information in…
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The Chair joins the global climate strike

The Chair joins the global climate strike The UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice joins the declaration of climatic emergency and the strike called on September 27 through the publication of a note. You can check it out here.
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The Chair participates in the meeting of DEMOSPAZ Institute’s Council

The Chair participates in the meeting of DEMOSPAZ Institute’s Council F. Javier Murillo, director of the Chair in Education for Social Justice and academic secretary of the Demospaz Institute, has participated in the Demospaz Institute's Council. There he has presented, together with the directors Carlos Giménez and Manuela Mesa, the various advances and initiatives proposed for the next course. You can follow all the activity of the Demospaz Institute on its website: www.demospaz.org.  
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