F. Javier Murillo is interviewed by El Diario de la Educación about school segregation and confinement

F. Javier Murillo is interviewed by El Diario de la Educación about school segregation and confinement The Diario de la Educación has interviewed F. Javier Murillo, Director of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice, in its series "Reflections of the new era".School segregation is one of the main burdens of the Spanish educational system, where the unequal socioeconomic situation of the environment and families has a great impact on the education of those with less privileges. In the current context of school closure, it seems that an increase in school segregation figures is most likely. This increase, which…
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The Autonomous University of Madrid publishes a blog about initiatives against COVID-19

The Autonomous University of Madrid publishes a blog about initiatives against COVID-19 The Autonomous University of Madrid has provided a space on its website where all the activities launched against COVID-19 by the university community are listed. Thanks to this blog you will be able to consult initiatives such as contributions from the university community to scientific research on COVID-19, actions and information regarding distance learning or psychological care (free), as well as solidarity initiatives such as giving support to those preparing for the selectivity test (#yoteayudoconlasele).In addition to this, the University has provided an email to which you can…
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Call for Papers for the Special Issue 2020 vol 9(e) of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice on “Consequences of School Closures sue to Covid-19 on Educational Inequalities”

Call for Papers for the Special Issue 2020 vol 9(e) of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice on "Consequences of Schools Closures due to Covid-19 on Educational Inequalities" The International Journal of Education for Social Justice calls for the submission of articles for its extraordinary issue of 2020 on "Consequences of Schools Closures due to Covid-19 on Educational Inequalities"More information: https://revistas.uam.es/riejs/pages/view/next The International Journal of Education for Social Justice is indexed, among others, in Scopus and in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), ERIH PLUS, Latindex 2.0 and Redalyc.CallThe school and universities closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic is…
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UNESCO presents the Global Education Coalition

UNESCO presents the Global Education Coalition In the context of the global crisis caused by the outbreak of COVID-19, more than one billion students and young people around the world are affected by the schools and universities closures. Faced with this situation, UNESCO presents the Global Education Coalition that seeks to give children and young people access to various inclusive learning options during the period of this sudden and unprecedented interruption in education."Never before have we witnessed educational disruption at this scale. Partnership is the only way forward. This Coalition is a call for coordinated and innovative action to unlock…
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World Health Day 2020. Another day to contribute in a context of crisis

World Health Day 2020. Another day to contribute in a context of crisis In 1948, the World Health Assembly proclaimed April 7 as World Health Day, the year in which the World Health Organization (WHO) was founded with the intention of raising awareness and coordinating efforts against deadly global diseases. This organization has developed various campaigns to promote healthcare that reaches everyone, in search of universal healthcare coverage. However, this remains one of humanity's greatest challenges, where many people still do not have access to quality health care or a guarantee of even receiving such care.This year, the context of…
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The Chair’s website is available in several languages

The Chair's website is available in several languages The UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice of the UAM aims to disseminate knowledge about its subject to both teaching staff and researchers through different canals such as the edition of the International Journal of Education for Social Justice, the organisation of the International Documentation Center on Education for Social Justice, the presence on multiple social media or the constant maintenance and updating of its website.In its efforts to internationalize these objectives, all the content on the website is fully available in both English and Portuguese. In addition, the presentation of…
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The Chair launches a Newsletter

The Chair launches a Newsletter The UNESCO Chair on Education for Social Justice of the Autonomous University of Madrid has among its main objectives the dissemination of everything related to its work in promoting Education for and from Social Justice. Therefore, from now on the Chair will share the latest news and updates with its subscribers through a Newsletter. You can access the Newsletter nº1 March, 2020 You can subscribe through the following link:
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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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