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Call for Applications:
The 6th Annual Lecturer Workshop on Teaching Human Rights/Peace: Developing Knowledge and Skills on Peace and Transformative Peacebuilding (CLOSED)

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ONLINE WORKSHOP: between 19–30 September 2022 (10
Days)

ASEAN University Network-Human
Rights Education (AUN-HRE) in cooperation with the Research and Education for
Peace (REPUSM), Universiti Sains Malaysia, Institute of Human Rights and
Peace Studies (IHRP), Mahidol University and Strengthening Human Rights and
Peace Research and Education in ASEAN/ Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA) with
support of the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights at the University of Oslo
are pleased to announce the call for participants for the
Sixth Annual
Lecturer Workshop on Teaching Human
Rights/Peace: Developing Knowledge and Skills on Peace and Transformative
Peacebuilding
.
This online workshop aims to develop
lecturer knowledge and skills 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 students;
  • Introduce lecturers to
    textbooks and other resources for teaching peace and/or human
    rights;

Feedback from previous participants show a very
high level of satisfaction, for example, the 2021 online lecturer workshop on
teaching peace and transformative peacebuilding.

“I
have learnt the different strategies of resolving conflicts in Southeast
Asia. More so, I have gained more knowledge on peace education that I can
pass on to my students.”

“Though it is virtual, I found the lectures done
in a down to earth approach. Topics / Concepts are easy to
grasp.”

WORKSHOP
MODULE
The workshop shall be conducted into two
modules:

  • 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
    assessments.

WHO CAN APPLY?The
workshop is open to Southeast Asian lecturers or teaching assistants who
are(1)    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
future.SELECTION
CRITERIA
The selection 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 with

  • An active teaching records;
  • 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.

HOW TO
APPLY?
Each applicant must have:

  1. Completed the
    online application form
  2. Uploaded their Curriculum
    Vitae
    (maximum two pages). It must include the following
    information.
    • What is
      your teaching experience with PEACE, conflict and related areas? (List
      courses you have taught in the last 5 years  (Year___, course title____,
      the type of course _____)
    • If you have not had teaching
      experience, do you or your institution plan to introduce any peace course(s)
      or program, please specify.
    • What is your area of
      academic interest?
    • What is your English
      proficiency?
    • Have you participated in any other
      programs/workshops on peace and/or related areas in the last 5
      years?
  1. Uploaded an endorsement
    letter from your institution/university.
    The letter
    should explain how the applicant’s participation in the program fits into the
    School/Faculty/University priorities and activities
    .
    (maximum one page)

Please note that
all applications are subject to a competitive selection process.KEY
DATES

Call for Applications: 27 July – 30 August
2022
Deadline for Submission: 30 August 2022 (23:59 GMT+7 Bangkok
Time)
EXTENDED Deadline for Submission
until
:
5
September
2022
Notify of Acceptance: 9 September
2022
The
6th Regional Lecturer
Workshop:
19-30 September
2022

For
enquiries, please contact Dr. Kalpalata Dutta <k.dutta@icloud.com>
and/or <education.shapesea@gmail.com>View
the Call for Applications in PDF
format
.

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