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International Human Rights Day

On December, 10 is the International Human Rights Day since 1950. 2015 it seemed to be not so important day in Poland, because there were not planned any events e.g. on behalf of the Ministry of National Education.

There were some local events and the Coalition for Education against Discrimination prepares a letter to teachers and local activists related to this Day. You can read the letter here.

This year Human Rights Day highlights ‘Freedoms,’ recalling the four freedoms that underlie the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and two major human rights covenants (more about it here).
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Media, archives, storytelling

Do media need archives? What has storytelling to do with archive materials? Stories holded on archive sources. Archive sources could be included into media narratives on a attractive way, e.g. using storytelling. There are at least two reasons for it. The stories become “second life” and media don’t have to construct content which can be useful and interesting for its audience. They can use ready sources. Continue reading “Media, archives, storytelling”

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Drama as a tool of education of antidiscrimination

Drama can be a very useful tool of education against discrimination. The society of Drama Practitioners STOP-KLATKA conduct a number of seminars about different drama techniques. These passionate people are working for social change by using the Applied Drama method and teach working with drama. Continue reading “Drama as a tool of education of antidiscrimination”

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Jan Karski. Human beings and H/history

Looking for examples of brave but not out of reach people? Jan Karski was one of them. His life was an inspiration for the conference “Jan Karski. Human beings and H/history. Aims of education for antidiscrimination”. Continue reading “Jan Karski. Human beings and H/history”

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Teaching human rights and history

Combining human rights and history education can be very useful. One of the common values for both fields is the change. If you analyse history you look mostly for the change and dealing with human rights aimes mostly at bringing change into life.

Change is also a title of a book wich is being prepared by an international team of scientists in collaboration with practitioners of history education and human rights education. I will upload it here, when it will be finished in 2016. Continue reading “Teaching human rights and history”

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Textbook “History and human rights”

KARTA Center’ve published the textbook “History and human rights” and translated it into English. You can find the textbook here. I’m the co-editor of the textbook. Continue reading “Textbook “History and human rights””

Teaching materials to human rights

Teaching human rights is a challenge for people from different fields and institutions. That’s why the Centre of Human Rights Education of the University of Teacher Education in Lucerne is organising the Human Rights Education Symposium in Lucerne. The topic of the Symposium in 2012 was the developing of teaching materials on human rights education. Continue reading “Teaching materials to human rights”

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Stipend of Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education

The Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education supports the achievements of students at Polish universities. Not only the scientific results are here important, but also the social activities of students. More about the conditions which students should fulfiled you can read here in Polish. Continue reading “Stipend of Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education”