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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Available vol 9(1) 2020 “Inclusive Education for Social Justice (II)” of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice

Available vol 9(1) 2020 "Inclusive Education for Social Justice (II)" of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice You can now access Vol. 9 Number 1 2020 "Inclusive Education for Social Justice (II)" of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice, coordinated by Gerardo Echeita, Professor of Psychology at the Autonomous University of Madrid. The International Journal of Education for Social Justice can be accessed through the UAM portal in OJS or through the RINACE's website. Outline Presentation La Pandemia del Covid-19. ¿Una Oportunidad para Pensar en Cómo Hacer más Inclusivos Nuestros Sistemas Educativos?Gerardo Echeita PDF  Thematic Section…
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Call for the reception of 2020 nominations for the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes

Call for the reception of 2020 nominations for the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes Since 1967, UNESCO has awarded excellence and innovation in the field of literacy through the delivery of the International Literacy Prizes. Throughout its history, more than 485 projects and programs implemented by governments, non-governmental organizations or individuals around the world have been recognised. This year the theme is "Teaching and Learning Literacy: The Role of Educators and the Evolution of Pedagogies", and since its inception, its main objective is to support effective literacy practices as well as the promotion of literate societies. These Prizes are made up…
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Open the extraordinary call of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice “Consequences of the Closing of Schools by Covid-19 in Educational Inequalities”

Open the extraordinary Call for Papers for "Consequences of the Closing of Schools by Covid-19 in Educational Inequalities"of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice The International Journal of Education for Social Justice keeps open the extraordinary call Vol.9(e) 2020, in which opinion articles are received exceptionally.These texts will not follow the length or the requirements of the rest of the articles of the Magazine. Nor will they be subject to double blind peer review and will be published immediately upon receipt. They will be sent by email to the Director of the magazine F. Javier Murillo (javier.murillo@uam.es) indicating…
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UNESCO presents a summary report of a survey on national educational responses to COVID-19

UNESCO presents a summary report of a survey on national educational responses to COVID-19 At the end of April, UNESCO published the "National education responses to COVID-19: summary report of UNESCO's online survey", which collects the national educational measures of various countries from all continents.The survey compiles responses to the multiple challenges that countries face due to the health crisis, among which the management of the repercussions of closing schools, adaptation to distance education and ensuring access to learning and well-being stand out. Finally, the document lists a series of recommendations for governments to take into account in future decision-making.…
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May 12. International Nursing Day

May 12. International Nursing Day This day is celebrated with the aim of paying tribute to a profession so essential to humanity as well as commemorating the birth, more than 200 years ago, of who would be considered the first professional nurse in history, Florence Nightingale. Nursing, consolidated on the basis of dedication, vindication and the fight for rights mainly of women, is today an applied science that not only constitutes one of the main branches of health sciences, but also the base of health systems around the world. A profession that works based on scientific evidence for the care and…
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