Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, Seattle WA, focuses on research projects and activities designed to improve practice related to equity issues, intergroup relations, and the achievement of all students. The Center also engages in services and teaching related to its research mission.
The Center for Multicultural Distinguished Visting Scholar
Audrey Osler, Professor of Education at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom and the University of Southeast Norway. Professor Osler is the world's leading scholar and researcher on human rights and education and is the Center for Multicultural Education's Distinguished Visiting Scholar for 2017. Her course will will examine how human rights inform educational theory and research to support social justice. Human rights education recognizes multiple identities and offers a moral and legal framework for justice appropriate to a global age. This course will critically examine the strengths and limitations of the human rights framework, considering it alongside other concepts and frameworks, including intersectionality, universality, recognition, and narrative. Osler's most recent book is HUMAN RIGHTS AND SCHOOLING: AN ETHICAL FRAMEWORK FOR TEACHING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE.
M-F 1:10-4:30 PM
July 10 - July 21st, 2017
University of Washington, Seattle Campus