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Curriculum for Understanding Universal Ethics

[NOTICE: The Seminar on Universal Ethics scheduled from 3rd to 6th December 2017 has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances. Registrations will re-open once the new dates for the Seminar are finalised.]

Curriculum for Understanding Universal Ethics

The Centre for Escalation of Peace is launching an initiative spanning over five years to introduce a “Curriculum for Understanding Universal Ethics” to schools across India as well as the South & Southeast Asian regions.

The core of the proposed Curriculum will be based on teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, particularly those put forth in his book ‘Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World’. We believe this book suggests an ideal guideline for understanding Universal Ethics as therein His Holiness stresses on the importance of compassion and benevolence towards all sentient beings; principles that surpass religion, geographical location, economic status and educational background. It is this mindset that we hope to inculcate in our students and this understanding that we wish to see reflected in the educational system in our nation and the wider region.

As the first step towards this goal, the CEP is calling on educators and school teachers to help create the Curriculum during the course of a a four-day “Seminar on Universal Ethics” in Gurgaon from 3 to 6 December 2017. The Seminar is open for registration to school teachers from K-12 who are interested in contributing towards the creation of the proposed Curriculum and positively enhancing the lives of millions of students.

Seminar on Universal Ethics

Dates: To Be Announced

Venue: V Club, Vipul World, Sector 48, Sohna Road, Gurgaon (Delhi/NCR)

Participation fee: INR 5,750/- inclusive of all applicable taxes and payable online directly to V Club upon confirmation of participation which is subject to capacity. Includes tea/coffee and lunch for all four days as well as basic stationery and a copy of the book – ‘Beyond Religion: Ethics for Whole World’ which will be couriered to participants in advance. Please note that this does not include accommodation and transport which, if required, shall be arranged by participants on their own though the CEP team can be contacted for advice and/or information where possible. Regarding places to stay, we would recommend looking at available options on

Overview: This invigorating four-day Seminar will involve debating, planning and sharing ideas to create the aforementioned “Curriculum for Understanding Universal Ethics” and will include discussions and interactions with His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. At the end of the Seminar, participating teachers will receive a certificate attesting their professional development and recognising their contribution towards creating the Curriculum. Once the Curriculum is ready, the CEP will introduce it to schools across the country as well as the wider region. We are certain that every contribution made by each participating teacher will positively enhance the lives of millions of students.

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