Training in Art, Human Rights and Public Coexistence

Fecha: (5/2/2018 10:15:40 AM)


Montevideo, Uruguay. April 9,2018 saw the inauguration of the course on Education in Human Rights and the Scenic Arts, the purpose of which is to contribute to the prevention of discrimination, violence and bullying in children between the ages of 3 and 8 in educational settings. The program is the initiative of the IIHR, implemented by its Regional Office for South America and the Teatro Solis with the support of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Uruguay. The course, which is free of charge, is comprised of a cycle of 10 workshops for teachers of public schools of Montevideo and staff of the Institute of Children and Adolescents of Uruguay. A group of pilot schools have been selected to put into practic the tools arising from the workshops and to hold activities related to the scenic arts with a perspective of human rights.

The workshops will provide the participating primary school teachers with the tools necessary to formulate different strategies for the children as well as their parents or the schools’ social organizations. In addition to providing information on the scenic arts, the theoretical content of the area will be linked to the conceptual bases and the didactic resources of education in human rights, a synthesis that will have a practical application during the course in which the experiences of each participant will play a part in the different activities according to the interests of the teachers, the schools and the beneficiaries.