The campaign “Let the essential cease to be invisible: We add and we propose” closes

The campaign "Let the essential cease to be invisible: We add and we propose" closes After four weeks, the campaign “Let the essential cease to be invisible: We add and we propose” comes to an end. More than a hundred texts and posters that include the values ​​of care, the common good, creativity, cooperation, justice and equality. A manifesto shared among more than a thousand people and organizations that have supported him on social networks. This campaign has been a commitment to dialogue and solidarity, as an alternative to polarization and hate speech that are very destructive and prevent the…
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A compilation of socio-educational entities committed to the implementation of Environmental Education in the classroom is available

A compilation of socio-educational entities committed to the implementation of Environmental Education in the classroom is available By the World Environment Day, celebrated on June 5, the Chair have made a small selection and recommendation of socio-educational entities committed to the implementation of environmental education. For more resources on how to work on Environmental Justice at different educational levels, we recommend visiting the repository on our website: Environmental Justice. 1 Ecologistas en Acción Ecologistas en Acción (Ecologists in Action) is a confederation of more than 300 ecological groups in Spain. It is part of the so-called social ecology, which understands…
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5th June. World Environment Day.

5th June. World Environment Day World Environment Day, held on June 5, it was established by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1972 at the time of the first UN summit on the environment, the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment.World Environment Day urge people, communities and governments around the world to take action on the most pressing environmental challenges that our planet is facing. Therefore, each year there is a host country and a central topic, in 2020 the topic is biodiversity and the country Colombia.This topic coincides with the Covid-19 crisis that makes us aware of…
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The Research Network in Service-Learning in Physical Activity and Sport for Social Inclusion (RIADIS) obtains funding through the Call for “Research networks in sports science” for the year 2020

The Research Network in Service-Learning in Physical Activity and Sport for Social Inclusion (RIADIS) obtains funding through the Call for "Research networks in sports science" for the year 2020 For the second time in a row, the Research Network in Service-Learning in Physical Activity and Sport for Social Inclusion (RIADIS) obtains funding of the Higher Sports Council, through the Call for "Research networks in sports science" for the year 2020.RIADIS collaborates with the Chair and part of its members are part of it, it’s aim is to consolidate a space for collaboration between researchers from different universities in order to…
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The Chair participates in the session “The 2030 agenda as an instrument for political and social advocacy” organized by UNESCO Etxea

The Chair participates in the session "The 2030 agenda as an instrument for political and social advocacy" organized by UNESCO Etxea Last May 26th, the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice participated in the panel of Arantza Acha, Director of UNESCO Etxea, related to the 2030 Agenda as an instrument of social and political advocacy to achieve fair and equitable sustainable development. The training plan was discussed during the session with organizations that defend the rights of vulnerable groups. The main purpose of the plan is influencing the state affairs in order to adjust them to the agenda and expand…
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UNESCO publishes an article on the manifestations of stigma and discrimination related to Covid19 with the collaboration of the Chair

UNESCO publishes an article on the manifestations of stigma and discrimination related to Covid19 with the collaboration of the Chair UNESCO has made a first approach towards the acts of discrimination and stigma derived from the COVID-19 crisis. On this line, UNESCO has consulted 10 UNESCO Chairs, and among them the UNESCO Chair in Education for Social Justice, which work on human rights and social inclusion to collect information on this global phenomenon in their respective countries.This article aims to illustrate the great diversity of stigma and discrimination manifestations through the collecting experiences in different contexts. Despite the sacarcity of…
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The extraordinary call of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice “Consequences of the Closing of Schools by Covid-19 in Educational Inequalities” is still open

New articles in the extraordinary issue of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice "Consequences of the Closing of Schools by Covid-19 on Educational Inequalities" The International Journal of Education for Social Justice keeps open the call for the extraordinary issue Vol.9 (e) 2020, in which opinion articles are received exceptionally. The call aims to generate a space for debate and reflection from different perspectives on the phenomena derived from the health crisis in the educational sector. Some of the latest items received are:Research articlesSegregación Educativa en Tiempos de Pandemia: Balance de las Acciones Iniciales durante el Aislamiento Social…
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Recommended literature on refugees

Literary recommendations to commemorate World Refugee Day The stories of those people who are forced to flee their homes can narrate experiences of all kinds; traumatic, of hope, of overcoming. Stories that often bring to light the most severe and cruel injustices of humanity, the power imbalance among people, as well as the great social gaps that plague and dismember the social fabric of entire civilizations.Given the experience that millions of people suffer today, it is the responsibility of those with the privilege of not having to face this situation to understand the reasons that lead some people to flee…
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UNDP publishes report on “COVID-19 and Human Development: Assessing the Crisis, Envisioning the Recovery”

UNDP publishes report on "COVID-19 and Human Development: Assessing the Crisis, Envisioning the Recovery" The health crisis has led to a crisis in human development, with UNDP (United Nations Development Program) registering levels of deprivation in some areas equivalent to those recorded in the 1980s. While some are evident to all, such as health, education and work, there are other indirect effects that are more difficult to monitor, such as the increase in rates of domestic violence. As reported in the document, inequalities and respective pre-existing negative effects have added new challenges. This report is characterized by a capabilities approach…
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Javier González Patiño participates in the online laboratory “Diverse City. Public space for playing and learning ”of the Madrid Cities Forum Ifema

Javier González Patiño participates in the Online Laboratory "Diverse City. Public space for the game and learning" of the Madrid Cities Forum Ifema Javier González Patiño, assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Education of the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) and member of the Unesco Chair on Education for Social Justice, will be one of the participants in the webinar Online Laboratory "Diverse City. Public space for the game and learning "next May 27 from 5pm to 7pm (Madrid time. GMT + 2 hour).https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sCdn53YUJEThe objective of this laboratory, linked to the fourth edition of the Cities 2020 Forum, is to…
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“Pandemic Pedagogy. Functional Reproduction or Antihegemonic Education”, article by Henry Giroux, Pablo Rivera-Vargas and Ezequiel Passeron in the International Journal of Education for Social Justice

"Pandemic Pedagogy. Functional Reproduction or Antihegemonic Education", article by Henry Giroux, Pablo Rivera-Vargas and Ezequiel Passeron in the International Journal of Education for Social Justice The extraordinary call "Consequences of the Closing of Schools by Covid-19 in the Educational Inequalities "from the International Journal of Education for Social Justice has allowed us to collect a great diversity of perspectives, thus generating a number that stands out for its multidisciplinary wealth. The article "Pandemic pedagogy. Functional reproduction or anti-hegemonic education" by Henry Giroux, McMaster University (Canada), Pablo Rivera-Vargas, University of Barcelona (Spain) and Andrés Bello University, (Chile), and Ezequiel Passeron, Andrés…
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