Location: Monash Conference Centre, Level 7, 30 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000
With the national curriculum once again in focus, it’s timely to reflect on the place of human rights in education. Is it the role of schools to teach issues like race relations and disability rights? If so, how? And how can schools engage with human rights and diversity beyond the curriculum?
Join our panellists:
- Kate Jenkins, Commissioner, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights
- Dr. Libby Tudball, Director Undergraduate Programs, Faculty of Education, Monash University
- Tim Soutphommasane, Race Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
- Chris Thompson, Director, Priority Cohorts Branch, Department of Education and Training
Moderator: Associate Professor Paula Gerber, Deputy Director Castan Centre for Human Rights, Monash University
The Commission will also be launching its range of new schools education resources on disability, race relations and human rights for maths, geography, history and health/physical education at this event.
The venue is wheelchair accessible. If you have any requirements that will assist in your full participation please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: RightsTalk is free and open to the general public, however spaces are limited. Please register at https://crowedclassroomvic.eventbrite.com.au.