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Finland


International Courses at the University of Jyväskylä

Between autumn 1996 and autumn 1997, the Continuing Education Centre at the University of Jyväskylä, in collaboration with the Natural Eco-living Training Center in Italy, will be holding the following international courses: (1) `Natural Eco-living Training (NET)' (in Italy); (2) `Environmental Education Training' (in Finland and Italy); (3) `Health Education and the Environment' (in Italy); (4) `On the Practice of Tolerance and Non-violence' (in Italy). Each course lasts five days and consists of an intensive theoretical part and a practical training part.

The last course on the list is being organized in conjunction with the Peace Education Institute of Finland and will include talks on subjects such as: the international political situation, multicultural co-operation, peace education, tolerance, non-violence, and the culture of peace. The speakers will be: Dr Helena Kekkonen, Professor Göran von Bonsdorff, Oga Eneh MA, Saveri Chandrasekeram MA, and Riitta Wahlström. The associated workshops will cover the following topics: culture of peace, approaches to non-violence, methods of peace education, and Tai Chi.

Contact: Riitta Wahlström, Research Fellow, Continuing Education Centre, University of Jyväskylä, PO Box 35, 40351 Jyväskylä, Finland, Tel.: +358 (41) 603 741, Fax: +358 (41) 603 621, e-mail: routti@cone.jyu.fi, Internet: http://kala.jyu.fi/tkk/kasvo.html.


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