Show Racism the Red Card International Conference

Show Racism the Red Card Card Ireland is to host a major international conference this April.  It will bring together projects across Europe, who are working to end racism and promote integration.Monday 16th – Friday 20th April 2012 Dublin, Ireland About the conference and profile of participants This is a first for Show Racism the Red Card.  A project which started in England in 1995, there are now projects using the profile of sport and the slogan Show Racism the Red Card in Ireland, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden and elsewhere.  There are other projects harnessing the profile of sports and its personalities to convey the anti-racism education message.The profile of delegates participating in this conference will include staff responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of activities promoting Anti-Racism Education and Intercultural Learning from across Europe.  The conference will be an opportunity to learn from practicioners of anti-racism education and intercultural activity across Europe.  It will be an opportunity to learn and share best practice, while adding new tools to your resources in delivery of the anti-racism message.  It will be an opportunity to bring a European dimension in each of our countries.Activities will include:

  • Best practice sharing workshopsEducation workshops/ Coaching educational activities workshops
  • Project presentations from SRTRC and non- SRTRC projects
  • Attend Creative Competition Awards Ceremony at the AVIVA stadium in Dublin
  • Cultural experience of Dublin

Benefits for participants:

  • New activities in your toolkit for promoting the anti-racism message
  • New ideas from elsewhere
  • Great networking opportunities

About the venue- The venue is the Marino Institute of Education in Dublin www.mie.ieMIE is one of Ireland’s leading teacher training colleges and provides residential conferencin facilitiates including food and accommodation as well as quality seminar rooms.  It is 2km from Dublin City centre and is 6km from Dublin airport.Funding- The conference is organised thanks to funding from the European Union Youth In Action programme.  The agency responsible for the Youth In Action programme in Ireland is Leargas www.leargas.ie   

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