Arigatou International Geneva facilitated a workshop on Ethics Education for 100 professionals from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa and several other higher education institutions in Kenya on 15 March 2018. The workshop is part of a conference jointly organized by Globethics.net and the Catholic University of Eastern Africa on Integrating Ethics in Higher Education that took place from 13-16 March 2018 at CUEA, Kenya.
The Ethics Education workshop involved over 100 professionals from the University including the Vice Chancellor and senior administration, academic and non-academic staff.
During the full day workshop Arigatou International Geneva introduced the Ethics Education Programme and its Ethics Education Framework as an example of Ethics Education and engaged the participants in understanding ethics, pedagogical approaches to ethics education and how ethics education can help build an inclusive and diverse learning community as part of their commitment to integrating ethics in education.
Both Catholic University of Eastern Africa and Arigatou International Geneva showed interest to followup the training with future collaborations.
The workshop took place within the framework a recently signed an Memorandum of Understanding between Arigatou International Geneva and the Globeethics.net Foundation based in Geneva, Switzerland to further ethics and ethics education.
Arigatou International was represented at the conference by Dr. Dorcas Kiplagat from GNRC Secretariat in Nairobi and Mr. Suchith Abeyewickreme. Mr. Abeyewickreme together with Ms. Mary Kangethe and Ms. Anne Waichinga both Trainers of the Learning to Live Together Programme led the Ethics Education Workshop as co-facilitators.