University of Minnesota

Global Strategic Planning Meeting
on Teacher Training in Human Rights Education

June 2005 - New York, U.S.A.    |    other working sessions
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Wednesday, June 1, 2005

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Welcome & Introductions
“Justice, Peace, Compassion, Truth, and Equality” Activity
Kristi Rudelius-Palmer, University of Minnesota Human Rights Center
Vincenza Nazzari, Canadian Human Rights Foundation

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Framing the Goals, Process, Recommendations, and Accountability Measures for Strategic Planning Meeting
Kristi Rudelius- Palmer, University of Minnesota Human Rights Center, USA

Linking Outcomes with U.N. Decade for Human Rights Education, and new World Programme for Human Rights Education
Ana Maria Rodino, Inter-American Institute for Human Rights

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

3 Cross-Regional Breakouts Reviewing Surveys & Initial SWOT Analysis of Teacher Training for Human Rights Education (both Pre-Service and In-Service)

Strengths (What systems and content work?), Weaknesses (What systems and content don’t work?), Opportunities (What systems and content are available to maximize impact?), and Threats (What systems and content are obstacles/challenges to achieving impact?)

  1. North and Latin America
  2. Europe and Asia
  3. Southern Africa and Northern Africa & Middle East

Note taker/Recorder with laptop for each group to post SWOT on Blog Web site

Synthesizer of information and report back to large group

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sharing Information with Large Group Presentations & Discussion

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Debrief of the Day and Planning for the Next Day
5:30 pm Reception with New York colleagues working for HRE and with the New York Human Rights Schools


Thursday, June 2, 2005         

8:30 am - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:15 am

Recap and Overview of Day 2 – Goals, Objectives, and Process
Vincenza Nazzari, the Canadian Human Rights Foundation

9:15 am – 10:15 am

A Cross-National Research Base for Teacher Training in Human Rights
Professor Judith Torney-Purta, University of Maryland

10:15 am10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 11:30 pm

Regional Model of Indicators to Identify Progress in Human Rights Education & Teacher Training & Discussion
Ana Maria Rodino, Inter-American Institute for Human Rights

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Distribute Synthesis from Day 1, Review Implications of Research in Teacher Training, and Discuss Process for Concrete Actions with Responsibilities

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Break-Out Priority Recommendations
Separate Regional Groups

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Finalizing Large Group Priorities & Each Participant Choses Recommendation S/he Wants to develop Implementation & Accountability Plan

3:00 pm3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Completion of Concrete Plan of Action for Each Recommendation

  • What steps are needed to implement recommendation?
  • What is the timeline for implementation?
  • Who are the stakeholders and responsible parties for implementation (i.e., IGOs, Government, Ministry of Education, Pedagogical Institutes, Unions, NGOs, Civil Society, other)?
  • How will we measure the impact?
  • What are creative avenues for accountability and sharing of emerging practices?


Friday, June 3, 2005

8:30 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:00 am What can I do?  What can we do together?
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Final Review and Comment on Recommendations
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Next Steps:  Evaluation, Accountability, and Documentation

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