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Teach For Nepal: Vacancy Announcement

Teach For Nepal is hiring Recruitment & Selection Manager and Leadership Development Managers.
Please follow the link for detailed information: http://www.teachfornepal.org/careers/

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EarthCorps 2014 International Corps Member Application now Open

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2014 INTERNATIONAL CORPS PROGRAM

Dear ­­­­­­All, this is the copy-pasted info from the Earth Corps.

EarthCorps is now recruiting for their 2014 International Corps Members! If you or someone you know might be interested in applying, please pass along the following position announcement:

EarthCorps offers a six-month service learning program in Seattle, Washington, USA that brings together emerging environmental leaders to learn the fundamentals of environmental service, community building and leadership. EarthCorps charges no tuition for its services and in fact supplies insurance, individual host families, food, gear and a monthly stipend to all international participants.

Before you apply, please note that EarthCorps is required by the US government to ensure that every applicant meets strict criteria in order to qualify for a US J-1 Trainee visa. EarthCorps has established the following criteria to be considered for their program:

  • Between 18-28 years old
  • No Criminal Record
  • Conversational English
  • Four year college degree in the environmental field and one year of work experience in the environmental field OR five years of work experience in the environmental field
TO APPLY:
Applicants can now use their online application to start, edit and complete their application to EarthCorps. Click here for more information and for application instructions.
 

DEADLINES AND START DATES:

  • Application deadline: December 20, 2013
  • Participant selection: February and March 2014
  • EarthCorps Program start date: June 2014
  • EarthCorps Program graduation: mid-December 2014
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Free Online Course on Social Entrepreneurship !

Our Team Mate Mr. Tek Bahadur Bohra is taking free and awesome online course from 'iversity'. Please take the online course on social entrepreneurship  with him. He has shared following information.

Education. Online. Free. — Enrol now! The world-class courses that allow students to learn in an efficient and effective way from the best professors around the globe. Link: https://iversity.org/courses?r=ddcd5

Happy Learning !
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Indigenous Peoples' Rights e-learning course (6 November-17 December 2013)

UPEACE-HRC Team, United Nations mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica has mentioned that they still have vacant seats for the course.

This 6-week instructor-led course is offered in both English and Spanish. Please find a course description and more information below. 
6 November-17 December 2013

This certificate course organised jointly by HREA and the Human Rights Centre of the UN-mandated University for Peace will address the broad spectrum of issues involved in the field of indigenous peoples' rights, beginning with who qualifies to be "indigenous peoples", the scope of their right to self-determination, the international and regional legal frameworks for the protection of their rights and the challenges associated therewith, and the debates surrounding the concept of indigenous governance.

This e-learning course involves approximately 30 hours of reading, interaction with students and instructor on discussion boards, quizzes and webinars. The course is based on a participatory, active learning approach, with an emphasis on critical reflection and peer-to-peer learning.

After this course, participants will be able to:
  • identify and apply the international law for protection of indigenous peoples' rights in specific contexts;
  • analyse divergent interests in policy making on indigenous governance models;
  • analyse and prepare reports on indigenous peoples' rights in the context of human development, human security and the MDGs;
  • apply the John Ruggie framework for business and human rights in the context of indigenous peoples' rights. 
Course outline

Week 1: Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Identity and the Right to Self-determination
Week 2: International and Regional Legal Framework for Indigenous Peoples' Rights
Week 3: Indigenous Governance
Week 4: Indigenous Peoples, Human Security and Human Development
Week 5: Indigenous Peoples Rights and Business Corporations
Week 6: Traditional Knowledge, Intellectual Property Rights and Indigenous Peoples

For more detailed information and online registration, please visit:
www.hrea.org/indigenous-peoples-rights.

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6 noviembre-17 diciembre 2013 

Este curso organizado por HREA y el Centro de Derechos Humanos de la Universidad para la Paz abordará el amplio espectro de cuestiones relacionadas con los derechos de los pueblos indígenas, a partir de la definición de "pueblos indígenas", el alcance de su derecho a la libre determinación, los marcos jurídicos internacionales y regionales de protección de sus derechos y los retos asociados a los mismos.

Este curso en línea requiere aproximadamente 30 horas de lectura, interacción con los estudiantes y los instructores en los foros de discusión, presentaciones y algunos exámenes cortos y "webinars". El curso se basa en un enfoque de aprendizaje activo y participativo, con énfasis en la reflexión crítica y el aprendizaje grupal por la interacción entre compañeros.

Después de este curso, los participantes serán capaces de: 
  • identificar y aplicar derecho internacional para proteger los derechos de los pueblos indígenas en contextos específicos;
  • analizar intereses distintas en los debates sobre la política de la gobernanza indígena;
  • analizar y preparar informes sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas en el contexto del desarrollo humano, la seguridad humana y los ODM;
  • aplicar el sistema John Ruggie para las empresas y los derechos humanos en el contexto de los derechos de los pueblos indígenas. 
Contenido del curso 
Semana 1: Los pueblos indígenas, la identidad indígena y el derecho a la libre determinación  
Semana 2: Marco legal internacional y regional de los derechos de los pueblos indígenas 
Semana 3: Gobernabilidad indígena  
Semana 4: Pueblos indígenas, seguridad humana, género, desarrollo humano  
Semana 5: Derechos de los pueblos indígenas y las corporaciones de negocios  
Semana 6: Conocimientos tradicionales, los derechos de propiedad intelectual y pueblos indígenas    

Más información: www.hrea.org/derechos-pueblos-indigenas o consulten este folleto
Para información sobre los cursos de HREA, por favor visiten: www.hrea.org/courses. Para información sobre los cursos ofrecidos con UPAZ, por favor visiten:www.hrea.org/upeace
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Online Credit Courses : Free and Splendid !

Education. Online. Free. — Enrol now! and earn money !
It is amazing if you learn for free, get credits for most of the universities of the world, and earn while you invite friends for the course and while you write a blog.
iversity - the organisation behind the  course

You may enroll in any of the courses below. Signing is easy, you can sign in by using your facebook account as well. The courses are made live by the team of educationists from Berlin called 'iversity' whose lectures and assessments are recognised by many of the universities worldwide.

Courses (Please choose by clicking any of the courses below and register.)

1) Design 101 (or Design Basics) : in English (Art Studies)

2) Monte Carlo Methods in Finance : in English (Economics)

3) The Fascination of Crystals and Symmetry : in English (Chemistry)

4) Mathe-MOOC: Mathematisch denken! : in German (Mathematics)

5) The Future Of Storytelling : in English (Interdisciplinary)

6) The European Union in Global Governance : in English (Interdisciplinary)

7) Sectio chirurgica - 'Anatomie interaktiv' : in German (Medicine)

8) Changemaker MOOC - Social Entrepreneurship : in English (Interdisciplinary)

9) DNA - From Structure to Therapy : in English (Biology)

10) Internationales Agrarmanagement : in German (Agricultural Studies)

11) Modelling and Simulation using MATLAB® : in English (Interdisciplinary)

12) Web-Engineering I: Grundlagen der Web-Entwicklung : in German (Computer Science)

13) Web-Engineering II: Entwicklung mobiler HTML5-Apps : in German (Computer Science) 

14) Contemporary Architecture : in English (Architecture)

15) Grundlagen des Marketing : in German (Economics)

16) Algorithmen und Datenstrukturen : in German (Computer Science)

17) Political Philosophy: An Introduction : in English (Philosophy)

18) Dark Matter in Galaxies: The Last Mystery : in English (Physics)

19) Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre : in German (Economics)

20) The DO School Start-Up Lab : in English (Interdisciplinary)

21) Public Privacy: Cyber Security and Human Rights : in English (Political Sciences)

22) Vehicle Dynamics I: Accelerating and Braking : in English (Engineering)

23) Vehicle Dynamics II: Cornering : in English (Engineering)

24) Vehicle Dynamics III: Vertical oscillations: in English (Engineering)

25) Einführung in die Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung : in German (Statistics and Data Analysis)

HAPPY LEARNING !


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