GCED by ThemesInstructor-led

Teaching MIL in Class to Prevent Hate Speech

Application 08-09-2021 ~ 08-24-2021
Learning 09-01-2021 ~ 09-28-2021(4 weeks)
Course ID 2021_80_CL002_7_0_
  • Fixed Deadlines

  • Application & Selection Process

  • 1:1 Interaction with the Instructor

  • Downloadable Certificate
    Earn a certificate upon the completion

  • 100% Free

About the Course

What can be done when faced to students believing or promoting fake news?  This closed course is designed for teachers who want to teach their students about Media and Information Literacy. It will focus on the spreading of prejudice and stereotype online and their consequences offline. The workshop will explain the role played by Internet and the mechanisms of their diffusion on social networks. Using material found online, this course will allow the participants to experiment hands-on the functioning of Internet, define their own posture, and will give them the tools and recommendations to teach about it.

 

In particular, students who want to apply for this course should complete the prerequisite course “Critical Media Literacy” in advance.

 

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Instructor

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Mr. Fabrice Teicher

 - Independent consultant for NGOs and international institutions in structural change

 - Facilitator & Instructor on MIL and PVE (Prevention of Violent Extremism) at international seminars and workshops, including UNESCO

 - Experienced in the field of human rights, and worked on issues of racism, anti-Semitism and particularly issues on memory and victim competitions and conspiracy theories

 

Fabrice Teicher has been working for 20 years in the field of education, training and international solidarity in Europe, Asia and Africa. In charge of the training programs then of the international projects of a French Scouting association, he then coordinated the educational department of the Holocaust Memorial in Paris, and later directed a humanitarian development NGO present in 12 countries, to help children in needs.

 

Holding a MA in Contemporary History from the Sorbonne University in Paris, he has been working for 20 years on the issues of racism and discrimination and especially on issues of memory and victim competitions and conspiracy theories. This work has led him to intervene for some years in PVE programs in prisons, in schools and with professionals facing the rise of racism and extremism (civil servants, teachers, social workers, policymakers) as well as with International Organizations. He has been contributing to various PVE seminars and publications for UNESCO for the past few years.

 

Fabrice Teicher is a member of the RAN network of the European Commission.

 

E-mail: fabteicher@yahoo.fr

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