Dr. Monisha Bajaj "Human Rights Education in India: Policy, Pedagogy and Practice"

Dr. Monisha Bajaj

"Human Rights Education in India: Policy, Pedagogy and Practice"

October 20, 2011 - 12:00pm

250 Wulling Hall

Includes lunch

Please RSVP to lauraw@umn.edu

Monisha Bajaj, Ed.D., is Assistant Professor of International and Comparative Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research and teaching interests focus on education as a force for social transformation in the global South. She is the editor of the Encyclopedia of Peace Education (2008), the author of a Spanish-language teacher training manual on human rights education (UNESCO, 2003) and a forthcoming book entitled, Schooling for Social Change: The Rise and Impact of Human Rights Education in India, as well as numerous articles. Dr. Bajaj has also developed curriculum--particularly related to the incorporation of peace education, human rights, and sustainable development--for non-profit educational service providers in New York City and inter-governmental organizations, such as UNICEF.

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