List of events
During 2017, ERF and its partners namely the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO), The Nigerian Academy of Science, the Centre for Applied Linguistics (CAL) and Globethics.net (GE.net), are delivering high-level regional meetings as global contributions to moving SDG4 forward in Southeast Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Global North.
Following the three meetings in Africa, Asia and Latin America a Round Table Discussion will be hosted in Geneva, to obtain the view of the ‘Global North’ (EU and North America) on Balanced and Inclusive Education.
We are pleased to announce this event, organised by The Education Relief Foundation (ERF) in cooperation with the Faculty of Psychology and Sciences of Education – Research Team in International Dimensions of Education, University of Geneva and Globethics.net on the topic of Balanced and Inclusive Education with the participation of high level stakeholders from the Global North.
|7 Decemb 2017||
Round Table Discussion on Balanced and Inclusive Education - Perspectives from the Global North
Following the four meetings on African, Asian, European & North American and Latin American meetings, a high-level forum will be hosted by ERF in cooperation with the Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations and Globethics.net in Geneva, as a ‘wrap-up’ meeting.
As a concluding meeting of the series of ERF consultative meetings in 2017, participants from the three regional meetings and those representing European and North American institutions will be invited to strengthen north-south collaborations in the pursuit of balanced and inclusive education. The findings of this meeting will be made available as resources to participating organisations to foster greater international cooperation opportunities for academic research and policy uptake.
- To acknowledge the accomplishments resulting from the regional stakeholders’ meetings organised during 2017 by the Education Relief Foundation (ERF) and its partners, namely the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO), the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS), the Centre for Applied Linguistics (CAL), and Globethics.net Foundation (GE.net), as global contributions in moving the SDG4 agenda forward in the regions of Southeast Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Global North;
- To take note of the recommendations collated from the regional stakeholders’ meetings on youth development through balanced and inclusive education by the adequate training of teachers with Balanced and Inclusive Education (BIE) pedagogies to support culturally responsive school environments.;
- To endorse the necessity of developing a global guide for ethics, principles, policies and practice for the delivery and uptake of our balanced and inclusive education methodology, based on ERF’s four pillars of balanced and inclusive education, which support the principles of intraculturalism, transdisciplinarity, dialecticism and contextuality.