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The 5th Annual Lecturer Workshop on Teaching Human Rights & Peace: Developing Skills and Knowledge on Peace and Transformative Peacebuilding

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Online Workshop – between 11 October – 18 November 2021 (12

SHAPE-SEA, through ASEAN University Network-Human
Rights Education (AUN-HRE) in cooperation with the Institute of Human Rights
and Peace Studies (IHRP), Mahidol University and the Research and Education
for Peace (REPUSM), Universiti Sains Malaysia with support of the Norwegian
Centre for Human Rights at the University of Oslo are pleased to announce the
call for participants for the Fifth
Annual Lecturer Workshop on Teaching Human
Rights/Peace: Developing Skills and Knowledge on Peace and Transformative Peacebuilding.
This online workshop aims to develop lecturer skills and knowledge
for teaching peace and transformative peacebuilding (which linkage to human
rights) at the undergraduate and graduate level.The objectives are:

  • Build and strengthen knowledge on theories and concepts of peace,
    conflict, violence;
  • Establish links between human
    rights and peace;
  • Develop skills for teaching peace in
    the university as well as methods of assessment and evaluation of
  • Introduce lecturers to textbooks and other
    resources for teaching peace and/or human

Feedback from previous participants show a very
high level of satisfaction, for example, the 2020 online lecturer workshop on
teaching human rights.

“The excellent combination between theories and
practice (The workshop modules) so that this workshop could help in providing
real contexts in understanding concepts and designing

“I really like the trainers. They are experts at
the subject they teach. They presented and explained well. It is online
training, but never boring. It is very interesting and very helpful in
teaching human rights in our

The workshop shall be conducted into two

  • Module 1 will be
    covering a wide range of topics including concepts and theories of peace and
    conflict, peace in practice – conflict transformation- peacebuilding, peace
    process, as well as critical perspectives for human rights and peace/conflict
    – gender – links between development and peace/conflicts.
  • Module 2 will be covering
    practical/teaching skills for those who are teaching or are interested in or
    preparing to teach peace at the university level including developing a basic
    syllabus, course plans, class outline, and example exercises or

The workshop is open to Southeast Asian lecturers or
teaching assistants who are

   affiliated with a Southeast Asian University,(2)   
who are currently teaching, or are planning to teach peace and/or
transformative peacebuilding and/or human rights in the near

criteria will focus on who are currently teaching or plan to teach peace
and/or transformative peacebuilding and/or human rights in the near future

  • Active teaching record;
  • Good
    English speaking, listening and writing skills;
  • Gender
    balance, however we strongly encourage women and members of LGBTIQ
    communities to apply;
  • Be able to commit to attend the
    full programme of the course.


  • Fill in an online application form
    together with an Endorsement letter from your program
    director or head of department, or Dean. The letter should explain
    how the applicant’s participation in the program fits into the
    School/Faculty/University priorities and activities
    . (maximum
    one page)
  • Deadline for Submission: Extended until 10
    September 2021 (23:59 BKK

Successful candidates
will be informed by end of September 2021
For enquiries, please contact Ms. Sunsanee
Sutthisunsanee, Project Manager for Education at

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