UNESCO promotes the Global Education Coalition to respond to school closures

UNESCO promotes the Global Education Coalition to respond to school closures As we know, one of the main measures taken by governments to stop the spread of Covid-19 has been the closure of schools. Due to the concern that this might affect continued learning, they have opted to provide distance education through alternative means such as the internet, television, radio and even social networks. However, this distance teaching has limited the educational opportunities of millions of students all over the world, as reported by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in recent publications.In this context, UNESCO has…
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Internacional Afro-descendant Women’s Day

July 25th: International Afro-descendant Women’s Day On 25 July 1992, the Meeting of Afro-descendant Women was held in the Dominican Republic, which gathered together 300 women from 32 Latin American countries to define strategies for political advocacy and créate partnerships to confront racism from a gender perspective. For this reason, this date was then declared as the International Afro-descendant Women’s Day, which is also known as the International Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women's Day.The celebration of the International Afro-descendant Women’s Day aims to commemorate and strengthen the fight against racial discrimination, intended to eliminate prejudice motivated by ethnic-racial origin…
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The journal Educación XX1 publishes the article by Santos-Pastor and others entitled “Design and validation scale to assess University Service Learning in Physical Activity and Sports”

The journal Educación XX1 publishes the article by Santos-Pastor and others entitled "Design and validation scale to assess University Service Learning in Physical Activity and Sports” Service-Learning is a powerful experiential learning tool that is gaining interest in University Education and also one of the workstreams of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice.With the objective of contributing to increase the understanding of this pedagogical practice, our colleague and Coordinator of the Research Network in Learning-Service in Physical Activity and Sport for Social Inclusion (RIADIS) Maria Luisa Santos-Pastor together with Laura Cañadas, Luis Fernando Martínez-Muñoz and Luis García-Rico, also…
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The Chair on Education for Social Justice establishes a new collaboration agreement with the Italian UNESCO Chair on Landscape, Cultural Heritage and Territorial Governance

The Chair on Education for Social Justice establishes a new collaboration agreement with the Italian UNESCO Chair on Landscape, Cultural Heritage and Territorial Governance One of the commitments of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice is to collaborate and cooperate with existing UNESCO Chairs in relevant activities and projects.Following this objective, we have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the UNESCO Chair in Landscape, Cultural Heritage and Territorial Governance and the BENECON Research Center for Cultural Heritage, Ecology and Economy. This collaboration agreement aims to develop joint initiatives and projects in the areas of interest of groups belonging…
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Why is Arts Education a matter of social justice?

Why is Arts Education a matter of social justice? Art is undoubtedly one of the best means of expression to foster participation in equality and freedom. The education for social justice has a clear commitment to art and arts education to create a democratic society capable of building spaces of participation and dialogue.Despite Spanish education laws have progressively diminished arts education, from the Chair we promote the research and the dissemination of the social impact that art has as a tool for education in and for social justice. A canvas, a sculpture, a melody or a poem can be excellent…
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UNESCO publishes the Global Education Monitoring Report 2020

UNESCO publishes the Global Education Monitoring Report 2020 Every year, UNESCO publishes the Global Education Monitoring Report 2020 (GEM Report), in fulfillment of its mandate to monitor progress in achieving educational goals within the framework of the Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals approved by the United Nations in 2015. The latest GEM Report published on June 23 assesses progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 of ensuring “inclusive, equitable and quality education and promoting lifelong learning for all” by 2030, identifying the different problems that countries face in providing inclusive education, and analyzing the social, economic, and cultural mechanisms that exclude…
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The research, development and innovation Project entitled “Aprendizaje-Servicio universitario en actividad física y deporte. Oportunidad para la inclusión social” led by Mª Luisa Santos, coordinator of the Department of Innovation and Development of the Chair, and Enrique Rivera of the University of Granada is granted

The research, development and innovation Project entitled "Aprendizaje-Servicio universitario en actividad física y deporte. Oportunidad para la inclusión social” led by Mª Luisa Santos, coordinator of the Department of Innovation and Development of the Chair, and Enrique Rivera of the University of Granada is granted Recently, the resolution of the 2019 «R+D+i Projects» of the State Programs of Knowledge Generation and Scientific and Technological Strengthening of the System has been published in which the concession of the project entitled “Aprendizaje-Servicio universitario en actividad física y deporte. Oportunidad para la inclusión social” (Ref .: PID2019-105916RB-I00).The project has as Principal Investigators Mª…
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The International Journal of Education for Social Justice is ranked 21st of the best education magazines in the REDIB ranking

The International Journal of Education for Social Justice is ranked 21st of the best education journals in the REDIB ranking The latest ranking of REDIB has been published and the International Journal of Education for Social Justice is in the twenty-first place in Ibero-American education journals. In addition, it is ranked 108th in the global ranking.The Iberoamerican Network for Innovation and Scientific Knowledge (REDIB) is the result of the collaboration between the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and UNIVERSIA, and has a database that includes around 3,000 open access scientific journals. With this, REDIB offers a tool that allows…
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35 artigos de opinião e 4 artigos de pesquisa sobre “o Covid-19 e a lacuna educacional” estão disponíveis no Revista Educação para Justiça Social

International Journal of Education for Social Justice, Consequences of School Closure due to Covid-19 on Educational Inequalities Due to the Covid-19, a large number of schools around the world have closed, affecting more than a billion children and young people around the world. And with this, many of the educational and social inequalities have become more visible now than ever.Given the implications of these unprecedented events, we considered offering a space to reflect on the consequences of the closure of schools by the Covid-19 on educational inequalities at the beginning of the pandemic. Thus, we opened an extraordinary issue of…
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65 anniversary of women’s suffrage in Mexico

65 anniversary of women's suffrage in Mexico 65 years ago, Mexican women went to the polls for the first time to participate in the federal elections. As early as 1887, the Mexican feminist newspaper Las Violetas del Anáhuac claimed social and civil equality between men and women, and with it the right to vote. However, it was a few years later when different revolutionary organizations that advocated the political participation of women, such as Las Hijas de Cuauhtén arose. These organizations spread the idea of ​​female suffrage among the population. The women, who had been relegated to housework, strongly demanded…
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Resources to work on sexual and gender diversity

Resources to work on sexual and gender diversity The school is not only a space to learn from the different subjects and to acquire new knowledge and skills. At school, the youth develops comprehensively, which also includes personal and emotional development. In this process, the educational community has the responsibility to address issues such as sexual and gender diversity.Sexuality has traditionally been a taboo topic. However, it is something intrinsic to the human being. As educators, we need to support our students in the process of identifying their desires, managing their emotions, freely living their sexual orientation, knowing their rights…
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