As one of responses to the difficult ethical issues raised in our global efforts combating the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ethics Teachers’ Training Course will be delivered jointly by UNESCO Almaty and the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty, Kazakhstan in the beginning of December 2020, to advance quality ethics education by building professional capacities of ethics teachers in the country and in the wider Central Asian region.
The Course will be based on one-week training module developed by UNESCO. The module contains the following key components:
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
The deadline for submitting the filled out application is 30 September 2020. Please send the completed application form, available from UNESCO Almaty website, to firstname.lastname@example.org
THE COURSE FACILITATORS
Ethics Teaching Training Courses is conducted by a team of experts with extensive experience in ethics education, including the experts from Central Asia.
PARTICIPANTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
Due to the interactive nature of the course, the number of participants is limited to 30 persons. The decisions concerning admission to the course will be made on the bases of the following criteria:
There is no tuition fee for participating in ETTC. However, the participants are expected to cover the charges related to their travel to the venue and their accommodation. Low cost accommodation options will also be available for the participants accepted for the Course.
PREPARATION AND READING MATERIALS
The core reading materials for ETTC participants are available free of charge from UNESCO web site (www.unesco.org/bioethics):
Each participant will also be expected to select any topic in ethics, based on their own interest and expertise, and prepare a 15-minute teaching demonstration on this topic, to put into use the ethics teaching approaches showcased during the Course. The audience of this presentation will be the group of fellow participants as well as the course facilitators. The facilitators will provide immediate constructive feedback and suggestions.
For additional information, please contact Ms. Arina Myassoyed in Almaty Office of UNESCO (email@example.com).
Application form is available for download: