• Chaire UNESCO en démocratie, citoyenneté mondiale et éducation transformatoire

UNESCO Chair DCMÉT invited to give lectures and workshops on Global Citizenship in Ulaanbaatar

Paul R. Carr and Gina Thésée, Chair-holder and Co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair in Democracy, Global Citizenship and Transformative Education (DCMÉT), have been invited to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, to deliver a series of lectures and workshops on Global Citizenship Education, Transformative Education, Citizen Participation and Engagement, and Education for Democracy. They will be hosted by the All for Education National Civil Society Coalition and the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO during the October 14-17, 2019, period. The program is here and below.

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Photo taken by Paul R. Carr during his visit to Ulaanbaatar in 2012.

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“MULTICULTURAL AND GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION FOR SOCIAL COHESION”

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AGENDA

15, 16 OCTOBER 2019

TOPAZ ROOM, BLUE SKY HOTEL, ULAANBAATAR

15 October 2019

09:00-09:20

Opening remarks

  • Ms Uyanga Sukhbaatar, Secretary General of the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO

  • Ms Selenge Sambuu, Board Director of the All for Education Civil Society Coalition of Mongolia

  • Mr Paul R. Carr, Professor of the Université du Québec en Outaouais

  • Ms Gina Thésée, Professor of the Université du Québec à Montréal

09:20-10:00

Presentation: Concept of Multiculturalism in Mongolia

Altangul Bolat, Professor of the National University of Mongolia

10:00-11:00

Presentation: “Transforming the institution, or institutionalizing the transformation?”: The case for transformative education

Presenters: Paul R. Carr, Gina Thésée

11:00-11:15

Coffee break

11:15-12:00

Workshop: Deliberative democracy and rethinking citizen participation

Facilitators: Paul R. Carr, Gina Thésée

12:00-13:00

Lunch

13:00-14:00

Presentation: Globalizing citizenship in education or Global Citizenship Education?

Presenters: Gina Thésée, Paul R. Carr

14:00-14:15

Coffee break

14:15-15:00

Workshop: Body/soul/mind/heart and tackling social change

Facilitators: Gina Thésée, Paul R. Carr

15:00-16:00

Presentation: Social media and global citizenship, with or without (normative) democracy

Presenters: Paul R. Carr, Gina Thésée

16 October 2019

09:00-10:00

Presentation: Traditional knowledge of Oirat Mongols on environmental protection

Nyamdorj. B, Director of the University of Khovd

10:00-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-11:15

Workshop: The environment and us

Facilitators: Paul R. Carr, Gina Thésée

11:15-12:00

Presentation: Inclusive education and global citizenship education

Presenters: Gina Thésée, Paul R. Carr

12:00-13:00

Workshop: Re-conceptualizing transformative education, citizenship and change in Mongolia

Facilitators: Gina Thésée, Paul R. Carr

13:00-13:15

Closing remarks

13:15-14:15

Lunch

14:15-15:30

Meeting with local groups

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