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Nurturing Resilient Mindsets

This webishop complements the in-person workshops on Promoting Whole Person Education at Maubin University. It introduces some frameworks to look at resilient mindsets through justificatory reasoning, the fixed and growth mindsets, and critical disability studies.   Click here to watch the webinar video. This webinar is part of the “Promoting Whole Person Education at Maubin University” series.       …

The Ministry of Teaching in View of Whole Person Education

In response to requests from Myanmar educators, this webishop complements the in-person workshops on Promoting Whole Person Education at Maubin University. Using a 5Cs framework in viewing teaching, the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy, and a video clip, this webishop invites educators to reflect on the ministry of teaching and whole person education. Click here to watch the webinar video. This webinar …

Lady Doak College Developed An Online Course with the support of United Board’s Whole Person Education Digital Content Development Grant 2021

Course Title Literature and Gerontology Introduction Ageing is an unavoidable part of human life and a proper perspective concerning old age is essential at an individual level and to society at large. This course attempts to view ageing using perspectives from biology, sociology, theology and literature. This course was funded by the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia under …

Criteria for Peace Effectiveness (Webishop Summary)

How do we know if we are really building peace? We make so much effort but does it add up to peace? In this session, we looked at the speed of our impact, the essential element which guarantees peace, and reflected on where we were in Myanmar’s current reality.   Click here to watch the webinar video. This webinar is …

Theories of Change (Webishop Summary)

How does change happen? Through key people, mass mobilization, systemic change, or attitude change? What lessons have we learned about change making in the past 20 years? This session dived deeper into our own beliefs about change and analyzed how best we were currently positioned to make change happen.   Click here to watch the webinar video. This webinar is …

The Moral Imagination – the Art and Soul of Peace Building (Webishop Summary)

How do peace educators work for peace and sustain their passion, energy and inspiration? This session included some time for personal reflection and heart sharing.   Click here to watch the webinar video. This webinar is part of the “Nurturing Ourselves as Peace Builders” series.            

Conflict Transformation (Webishop Summary)

Utilizing the work of John Paul Lederach, we explored the different elements of a conflict which must be addressed to build real and lasting peace – past, present and future.   Click here to watch the webinar video. This webinar is part of the “Nurturing Ourselves as Peace Builders” series.          

Building Trust and Understanding Conflict in the Midst of Violence (Webishop Summary)

Using the Johari window tool to strengthen our online community, we reflected on how we build trust during time of fear; explored the type of violence in play; and identified where peace educators can focus their energy in building peace.   Click here to watch the webinar video. This webinar is part of the “Nurturing Ourselves as Peace Builders” series. …

Freeman Foundation Renews Support of Emerging Leaders in Higher Education through United Board Fellows Program

The United Board is pleased to announce that the Freeman Foundation has renewed its support for the United Board Fellows Program, an important leadership development program for mid-career faculty and administrators. “As the United Board celebrates its Centennial, I would like to recognize the enduring friendship of the Freeman family and the Freeman Foundation,” said Nancy E. Chapman, United Board …