With the goal of reaching at least 1,500 children in Tanzanian schools, a Facilitators Training Workshop was organized by Arigatou International Geneva, in collaboration with the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC).
Twenty-five Buddhist teachers attended the Facilitators Training Workshop on the Learning to Live Together (LTLT) Programme that took place in Thimphu, Bhutan from 27 to 30 October 2017. The teachers came from all levels of the grade school from pre-primary to the 12th grade, and from all subjects.
A Latin American and Caribbean Advanced Workshop on Ethics Education for Children took place in El Salvador for participants who are currently implementing the Learning to Live Together Programme in Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Panama. The workshop included youth and adults from the Global Network of Religions for Children (GNRC) and participants from Christian, Buddhist, indigenous and secular partner organizations.
Ethics Education for Children was introduced for the first time in Uruguay through a Facilitator Training Workshop on the Learning to Live Together Programme which was held in Montevideo from 26 to 29 September. Participants came from 13 different religious communities, including Bahá’í, Christian, and Jewish, as well as from NGOs working with children and youth in Uruguay, Argentina, and Paraguay.
A multidisciplinary panel of experts gathered together in Colombo, Sri Lanka to participate in a roundtable discussion on the topic of Ethics Education to Strengthen Families and Nurturing Spirituality in Early Childhood, particularly addressing the role of religious communities.