The new issue of the International Journal on Education for Social Justice is available

The new issue of the International Journal on Education for Social Justice is available The latest issue of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice edited by the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice and the publications service of the Autonomous University of Madrid is now available with a section dedicated to “Education, Democracy and Social Justice : Views from Latin America "The Special Issue has been coordinated by Angelo Vittorio Cenci (FE-UPF-Brazil) and Margarita Sgró (FCH-UNICEN-Argentina) and includes articles by renowned researchers from Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Spain dedicated to providing tools to think social…
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One more year the UAM celebrates the conferences “Building an inclusive university”

One more year the UAM celebrates the conferences "Building an Inclusive University" One more year the conferences "Building an Inclusive University" are celerated. The fifth edition of these conferences will be held online between November 30 and December 3 and will de around 3 topics:• University education in the face of contemporary social challenges: Building a more egalitarian and inclusive university within the framework of the 2030 agenda.The commitment to sex/gender diversity in the University. What is the current reality?Impact of confinement due to the COVID-19 pandemic on the UAM student: presentation of the results report.Download the program and register…
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November 20, International Children’s Day

November 20, World Children's Day World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children's Day and is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare. November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. This is a day to vindicate the rights of the little ones, something very necessary,…
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Members of the Chair participate in the Conference “Cuidar(se) en Comunidad”

Members of the Chair participate in the conference Cuidar(se) en Comunidad Next Monday, February 23 at 4:00 p.m. Spanish time, the online event “Classroom proposals to deal with socio-ecological problems related to care and health at different educational levels. For an Environmental Education for teachers” of the UAM conferences "Cuidar(se) en Comunidad" More in: https://eventos.uam.es/58045/detail/el-cuidado-desde-la-educacion.-propuestas-de-aula-para-tratar-problematicas-socio-ecologicas-relaci.html
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Demospaz organizes a seminar on Human Rights and Global Emergencies

DEMOSPAZ organizes a seminar on Human Rights and Global Emergencies The COVID-19 emergency has revealed that there are global risks that have no borders. The pandemic intersects with some crisis dynamics that already existed before and has exacerbated them, such as socio-economic inequality, the weakening of global governance structures, and the weakening of health systems and public policies such as a result of decades of neoliberal policies and in particular the cycle of austerity after the 2008 crisis. Global health governance depends on subsidiary international organizations with no executive mandate or operational capacity to provide assistance, posing a problem for…
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F. Javier Murillo participates in the Carlos Muñoz Izquierdo Chair

F. Javier Murillo participates in the Carlos Muñoz Izquierdo Chair On November 12, the Carlos Muñoz Izquierdo Chair was held, with the participation of F. Javier Murillo, director of the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice. In his presentation, F. Javier Murillo invites us to reflect on how social inequality and injustices such as gender violence, the refugee crisis, or the destruction of biodiversity are growing.The pandemic we are experiencing is also exacerbating these injustices. Faced with this, the school must react. We must rethink our position and responsibility as educational agents to turn the school into a transforming…
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Resources for the teaching of Art and Social Justice

Resources for the teaching of Art and Social Justice Through art, ideas, emotions and, in general, a vision of the world around us can be expressed. Likewise, it allows us to transmit the values, ideas and traditions inherent to a culture. As John Ruskin, British writer, art critic, sociologist, artist and social reformer said, "Art is the expression of society."As we well know, history is not only written in books or manuscripts, but we can also appreciate it embodied in the various artistic representations produced by humankind since the beginning of time. In addition, art has played an important role…
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Jessica Cabera, member of the Chair, participates in the discussion “Complex Thought, Crisis and Pandemic”

Jessica Cabera, member of the Chair, participates in the discussion "Complex Thought, Crisis and Pandemic" On November 5, Jessica Cabrera participated in the conservatory "Complex Thought, Crisis and Pandemic" which, on this occasion, has been focused on the theme "Creativity, forks and paradigms. Towards the new normality”.This international discussion was organized by the Edgar Morin Real World Multiversity and the Research Network on Complexity in Latin America and the Caribbean. If you couldn't attend the meeting, you can watch it on Youtube.
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International Day against violence and bullying at school, including cyberbullying

International Day against violence and bullying at school, including cyberbullying The first Thursday of November it is celebrated the International day against violence and bullying at school including cyberbullying declared by UNESCO to recognize thar violence in the school environment in all its forms violates the rights of children and adolescents , and their health and welfare. School violence has serious consequences for boys, girls and young people, for this reason UNESCO seeks to combat it through olitical leadership, safe school environments, support for affected students, and cooperation with families and other agents.This year, UNESCO's actions on this day have…
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What data does the “OECD Education at Glance 2020” leave us?

What data does the "OECD Education at Glance 2020" leave us? Every year the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training publishes a report from the “OECD Education at Glance”. In its 2020 edition, the report leaves us some interesting data: Between 2012 and 2017, spending on education with public funds has been reduced by 3.1 percentage points in Spain, in turn the average number of students per classroom has increased. According to the OECD, the education that girls and boys receive in their early childhood has positive effects to combat inequality and improve social inclusion; And speaking of childhood, do…
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The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe points out “segregation perpetuates the marginalization of girls and boys”

The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe points out "segregation perpetuates the marginalization of girls and boys" Recently, the Council of Europe has published the position paper “Combating school segregation in Europe through inclusive education” highlighting the importance of educational inclusion in tackling social exclusion and the different modes of segregation. Given the lack of inclusive education, school segregation persists in various European states. Girls and boys with disabilities, in a situation of mobility (migration), or from Roma families, are the ones who most suffer the negative consequences of this type of discrimination.The position paper “Combating school…
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