MUHAS Ethics Teacher Training Short Course 2016 / 2017

MUHAS Ethics Teacher Training Short Course 2016 / 2017

: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Application


UNESCO is pleased to announce an Ethics Teacher Training Course (ETTC) scheduled to take place at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), in Dar es Salam, Tanzania, from 12 – 16 December, 2016. The ETTC is a collaborative effort involving UNESCO and MUHAS, and is supported by other stakeholders, including Tanzania National Commission for UNESCO. The Course offers a unique opportunity specifically for participants from Tanzania, and other countries in the Eastern Africa region to enhance their teaching and professional capacities in Bioethics and Ethics.

The ETTC is designed to advance pedagogical capacity for ethics teaching and improve the

quality of ethics education around the world. The Course is conducted by a team of international and local experts with extensive experience in ethics education, and is based on a five-day training module developed by UNESCO in collaboration with global experts in ethics education. The module contains the following key components:

Global Perspective on Ethics Teaching: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

The UNESCO Core Curriculum as a Tool for Promoting Quality Ethics Education

Ethics Teaching in Action: What and How to Teach (A Model Lesson)

Workshop: Sharing Experiences in Ethics Teaching from the Local perspective

Classroom Communication: Pedagogy and Psychology of Ethics Teaching

Simulated Teaching Presentations by Participants Followed by feedback from the Course Instructors

All successful candidates for the Course must have a Master’s or higher degree in areas such as law, medicine, health sciences, philosophy, ethics, or social sciences; experience in, or future plans of teaching ethics; and a good command of English Language. The Course is also open to other Ethics Professionals and Practitioners. Applicants who wish to register for the Course should submit an application/registration form to the Secretariat of the Bioethics Section of UNESCO at, with a copy to as early as possible, but no later than 25 November 2016. Applicants should also include a letter of intent (600 words, in English) explaining why they wish to participate in the course and how they expect to benefit from it.


For more information, please contact Mr. Abdul Rahman Lamin at UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa in Nairobi, Kenya at; or visit

Deadline for registration: 25 November 2016.


Type of Event

Category 7-Seminar and Workshop


12.12.2016 09:00 local time


16.12.2016 16:00 local time

Focal point

Lamin, Abdul Rahman


Bioethics Programme, UNESCO




Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences




Permanent Delegation Contact

Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Tanzania to


Language of Event


Estimated number of participants


Official Website

Ethics Teachers’ Training Course (ETTC)

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Registration Form [Word]

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Registration Form [PDF]

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Brochure on Ethics Teachers’ Training Courses [PDF]

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UNESCO and Bioethics

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