XIX International Congress of Educational Research: Research committed to social transformation

The Interuniversity Association of Pedagogical Research (AIDIPE) organised the XIX International Congress of Educational Research: Committed Research to Social Transformationin in collaboration with the research groups "Educational Change for Social Justice", of the Autonomous University of Madrid, "Adaptive Pedagogy" of the Complutense University of Madrid and the "INTER| Research Group in Intercultural Education »of the National University of Distance Education,  at the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education of the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain) on 19, 20 and June 21, 2019. It was a forum aimed to gather specialists and debate about the latest advances in educational research. In…
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“Without a democratic school, we will hardly build democratic societies,” interviewed Javier Murillo in the Chilean newspaper The Clinic

On June 17 an interview was published in the Chilean newspaper "The Clinic", with a striking headline: "Javier Murillo: 'Without a democratic school, we are hardly going to build democratic societies'" Full text: https://www.theclinic.cl/2019/06/17/javier-murillo-sin-una-escuela-democratica-dificilmente-vamos-a-construir-sociedades-democraticas/
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Ideas and experiences exchange regarding different mechanisms of citizen participation and their role and effectiveness in democracy

This morning, members of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice met with Janina Welp, Co-Director of the Latin American Zentrum ZUrich (LZZ), University of Zurich, together with the IMEDES and DEMOSPAZ University Institutes in order to exchange perceptions about the implementation of several mechanisms of citizen participation in different democracies around the world. The sharing of lessons learned in IMEDES’ Intercultural Intervention Project (ICI in Spanish), and the recent report "Sign to influence policy? Models and experiences of local citizens' initiative” with Janina Welp amongst its authors, have led to new interesting perceptions. You can read Janina’s report…
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What are the connections between free and democratic schools and education for Social Justice?

The Master in Education for Social Justice has invited Charlie Moreno from the International School of Tallinn (Estonia) to give his students a conference titled as "What is the connection between free and democratic schools and education for Justice Social? ? On April 23 at the Faculty of Teacher Training and Education of the Autonomous University of Madrid in the classroom I-101.2 from 16.30 to 18.30
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International Conference “Towards an education that contributes to Social Justice”

International Conference "Towards an education that contributes to Social Justice" F. Javier Murillo, Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice, will give a lecture on the contributions of Social Justice on education at Universidad Libre de Colombia.http://www.unilibre.edu.co/bogota/ul/noticias/noticias-universitarias/4146-hacia-una-educacion-que-contribuya-a-la-justicia-social
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Meeting with Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize and Activist for Human Rights

Meeting with Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize and Activist for Human Rights Yesterday an interesting informal meeting was held, with Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize and activist for Human Rights, at the La Corrala Cultural Center of the UAM.  We have been encouraged us to join the #StopKillerRobots campaign, due to the serious danger posed by the use of "killer robots" in armed conflicts, since their use implies the absence of human control in battle. In this meeting the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice participated as a commitment to peace and the reproof of injustices, which adheres to…
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