The University of Santo Tomas, Research Center for Social Sciences and Education (RCSSED) and the Fondazionne Gravissimum Educationis, in cooperation with the Teacher Education Council (TEC) of the Department of Education, will be holding the second segment of the webinar series on “Understanding 21st Century Democracy” with the subtheme “Embracing Democracy as an Educational Commitment”, on October 10, 2020, from 3:00 – 5:30 pm, via the UST Cloud Campus.
The session will feature Dr. Gert Biesta, Professorial Fellow in Educational Theory and Pedagogy of the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, who will deliver the keynote address entitled, “Education, democracy and citizenship: From agenda to principle”.  Plenary speaker Dr. David Zyngier of the School of Education in Southern Cross University, Australia will talk about “Educators for Democracy: Different ‘kinds’ of citizenship”.

Master teachers in social studies, regional supervisors, and democracy local antenna units from 13 countries are invited to attend. For more information, contact the Democracy Secretariat at

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