Privilege, the white savior complex and the value of small everyday gestures. “Nerea’s gaze” after her formative stay in India

Privilege, the white savior complex and the value of small everyday gestures. Nerea's gaze after her formative stay in India After a formative stay in the social and educational sphere that surrounds the country's brick industry, Nerea Deza, one of the 24 educators in training from the Community Services department of the high school IES Barrio de Bilbao who participated in the trip of this year, shares in the blog Formative Stay in India her gaze.This trip, organised by Rocío Copete with the support of Juanjo Vergara, has given the opportunity to bring together very different realities between people who receive training…
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UNESCO highlights some harmful consequences of school closings

UNESCO highlights some harmful consequences of school closure In the context of the State Alarm that several nations across the world already live, one of the most common measures within the various plans to contain the Coronavirus is the closure of all schools. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) urges reflection on the pejorative consequences of school closure, even temporary, for families and particularly for those under vulnerable situations.The consequences highlighted by UNESCO constitute a call to reflect on a phenomenon of great importance. In this line, the study of school segregation is related to part of the study of…
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Adrián Almazán reflects on “Coronavirus and Escosocial Collapse: Lessons and Risks” on the blog “Última llamada” of eldiario.es

Adrián Almazán reflects on "Coronavirus and Escosocial Collapse: Lessons and Risks" on the blog "Última llamada" of eldiario.es The blog "Última Llamada" of eldiario.es featured Adrián Almazán's reflection on the Covid-19 crisis in the context of a socio-ecological emergency that is experienced worldwide under the title "Coronavirus and Ecosocial Collapse: Lessons and Risks". The Coronavirus crisis (Covid-19) has prompted the activation of the Alarm State in several states around the world, including Spain. A country where mobility restrictions have been in place for a week, and where 14,678 infections are currently recorded (with more than 800 cases in the ICU)…
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Call for Papers for vol 11(2) of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice on “Ecosocial Literacy: Foundations, Experiences and Challenges”

Call for Papers for Vol 11(2) of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice on "Ecosocial Literacy: Foundations, Experiences and Challenges" A call is made for the reception of articles for volume 11 number 2, to be published in December 2022, of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice on “Ecosocial Literacy: Foundations, Experiences and Challenges”. The number is coordinated by Adrián Almazán and Carmen Madorrán (Autonomous University of Madrid).The objective of this issue is to help shape one of the indispensable tools for the present and the future to come: eco-social literacy. Contributions to this issue may…
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Upcoming seminar “How neoliberalism governs us? From institutions to subjectivity” organised by the MIRCo research group

Upcoming seminar "How neoliberalism governs us? From institutions to subjectivity" organised by the MIRCo research group The MIRCo research group (Multilingualism, Social Identities, Intercultural Relations and Communication) of the Autonomous University of Madrid, to which Luisa Martín Rojo, a member of the research and teaching team of the Chair, belongs, organizes the seminar "How does neolibralism govern us? From institutions to subjectivity "for April 23, 24 and 28. In a situation where neoliberalism extends its market logic to spheres beyond the economy and penetrates public and private life, reaching institutions such as health or education, several questions arise: What makes it possible…
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New article by F. Javier Murillo and Raquel Graña on “Presence of women in scientific production in education. A look through the female authors who publish in Aula Magna 2.0 journals””

New article by F. Javier Murillo and Raquel Graña on "Presence of women in scientific production in education. A look through the female authors who publish in Aula Magna 2.0 journals" Aula Magna 2.0, Scientific Journals of Online Education, has published the article "Presence of women in scientific production in education. A look through the authors who publish in the magazines of Aula Magna 2.0" by F. Javier Murillo, Director of the Iberoamerican Journal on Quality, Efficacy and Change in Education (REICE) and the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice of the Autonomous University of Madrid, and Raquel Graña,…
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The Chair joins March 8, 2020: The International Women’s Day

The Chair joins March 8, 2020: The International Women's Day Within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, the International Women's Day is an opportunity to reflect on the progress made and to be achieved, as well as to recognise the key role that women have played in the history. Gender equality has not yet been achieved in any nation on the planet. Currently the UN highlights that less than 25% of parliamentarians were women in 2019 and one in three women continues to suffer gender violence. Unlike previous years, a general strike has not…
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Juanjo Vergara and Rocío Copete share their learning experience together with a group of educators in training in India “Learn from what they hear, teach from what they shout” in El Diario de la Educación

Juanjo Vergara and Rocío Copete share with El Diario de la Educación their learning experience together with a group of educators in training in India "Learn from what they hear, teach from what they shout" Rocío Copete organised, with the support of Juanjo Vergara, a ten-day stay in India for 24 educators in training from the Community Services department of the IES Barrio de Bilbao. Juanjo Vergara is a collaborator of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice, an expert in educational innovation, active methodologies and project-based learning (ABP). In addition, Juanjo chairs the Educational Innovation Laboratory and is a founding…
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Studies in Education Evaluation journal publishes the article “Fair assessment: A phenomenographic study on teachers’ conceptions” by F. Javier Murillo and Nina Hidalgo

Studies in Education Evaluation journal publishes the article "Fair assessment: A phenomenographic study on teachers' conceptions" by F. Javier Murillo and Nina Hidalgo Studies in Education Evaluation journal publishes the article "Fair assessment: A phenomenographic study on teachers' conceptions" by F. Javier Murillo, Chairholder, and Nina Hidalgo, Technical Secretary of the Chair. This research, which is framed under the Educational Evaluation for Social Justice workstream, focuses on understanding teachers' conceptions of what constitutes a fair evaluation, and thus exploring to what extent the conceptions have an effect on what happens in practice. The participants were 30 teachers in primary/secondary schools…
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Call for papers for vol 11 (1) of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice on “Education in Indigenous Context for Social Justice”

Call for papers for vol 11 (1) of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice on "Education in Indigenous Context for Social Justice" A call is made for the reception of articles for volume 11 number 1, which will be published in June 2022, of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice on "Art Education for Social Justice." The number is coordinated by Silvia Castillo (Silva Henríquez Catholic University, Chile) and Miguel Del Pino (Catholic University of Maule, Chile). Particularly, in the following volume, rather than conducting theoretical reviews, it is interesting to show empirical research papers and…
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The I Meeting of the international teams of the R+D+i project “Democracy in schools as the foundation of an education for Social Justice” is held at UAM

The I Meeting of the international teams of the R+D+i project "Democracy in schools as the foundation of an education for Social Justice" is held at UAM The UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice participated in the First Meeting of the international team of the R+D+i project "Democracy in schools as the foundation of an education for Social Justice". This first meeting coincides with the first half of the project, which consists of a total duration of four years. The project stems from the work in Education and Social Justice of the Research Group Educational Change for Social Justice…
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