Spain and morocco at the crossroads of human migration

A BROADER AND REALISTIC PERSPECTIVE

Why take this Course?

Education with CELEI is more than just listening to a lecture or a panel of experts. Studying with us is a deep immersion into a community of professionals who are seriously committed to playing their role in making this world a better place for the people living in it. 

Through meaningful life experiences, Celei creates the environment necessary to reconsider our cultural beliefs and to develop community bonds and critical thinking.

By the end of this online course students will not only have had the opportunity to listen to the voices of migrants and migration specialists from Red Cross to Mains Solidaires, students will have developed a broader perspective of this world wide crisis.

Program description

This Immigration program is designed to provide first hand academic and experiential knowledge about Immigration
in contemporary Spain addressing the social changes the country has undergone, growing in diversity, and the reality of hundreds of migrants that try to reach European soil.

Lecturers and field experiences are drawn from the University of Granada, Government agencies, local NGOs, and experts of the community in Spain, as well as in Morocco.

The seminar has an interdisciplinary and critical focus covering 80 academic hours.

Program objectives

To acquire an understanding of the similarity and variety of ways in which culture shapes us all.

To gain insight into one’s own cultural shaping and thereby better understand others.

To explore cross-cultural similarities and differences across focus countries.

To confront students with issues of integration, inclusion and exclusion of immigrants.

To analyze migration from different perspectives: humanitarian, economic, political and through the implication of civil society.

Program
Specifications

Duration: 8 weeks.

Time commitment: 8-10h a week.

Next editions of this course: January 4th (3 weeks intensive for Lesley University). 1st March (8 weeks).

Course: Spain, Crossroads in Human

Migration Online.

Language: English. Translation from
Spanish / French when needed.

experts panel

Tatchiwo Yves Césaire

Co-host

Migration expert.

 

Dr. Amy Gooden.

Leading

Professor at Harvard and Lesley Universities.

Director of the Lesley English Beyond Borders Institute.

Antonio Gutiérrez

Co-host

Director of Celei.

EDUCATIONAL APPROACH

The Experiential Learning Approach: Build knowledge, awareness and attitude through experiences and hands-on activities.

An Intercultural Dimension: Offer strategies to improve the understanding and acceptance of diversity.

 Interdisciplinary Team: Integrate, under the regenerative culture banner, a variety of professionals, knowledge and perspectives.

 Service and Community Learning: Reinforce the motivation to give back, learn, trust and collaborate as part of a local community.

Critical Thinking: Offer experiences and reflections to provide participants with tools to consider reality through the principles of honesty.

Learning resources

Video presentation of each unit

Interactive videos

Online live masterclass

Class wide discussion forums

Reflective journals

Teaching portfolio

Migrants testimonials

Global conversation sessions

Assessment quiz

Chat with locals

Program Outline

Week 1. Orientation and Introduction to the Course.

Week 2. Foundations of Intercultural learning.

Week 3. Overview of the current debates in the study of international migration.

Week 4. International migrations: past and present.

Week 5. Spain and immigration: causes, consequences and challenges. Immigration plans in Andalusia: employment, housing, health and education.

Week 6. Cultural, socio-economic and legal diversity in the migratory context of Spain I.

Week 7. Cultural, socio-economic and legal diversity in the migratory context of Spain II.

Week 8. Migrations, Policy and Society in Spain and in the European Union: Membership, belonging and citizenship.

Program price and
payment terms

1500$

It will be paid online using a secure payment gateway from our partner Itinerarius. Admissions will start on August and deadline for deposit is Nov 15th ($300). Full payment by Dec 15th ($1.200).

Next editions of this course: January 4th (3 weeks intensive for Lesley University). 1st March (8 weeks)  

Students enrolling in this virtual course will recieve a 300$ discount on any of our on-site programs.

Admissions will start on August and
deadline for deposit is Nov 15th.Full
payment by Dec 15th.

This program participates of a regenerative spirit and reinvests profits in the participating communities. We want to contribute to the education of the migrant population living in Morocco. By signing up for this program you would be contributing to the implementation of professional development workshops, co-designed by CELEI-University of Granada-University of Tetuan, for migrants living in Morocco. 

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