Human Values Education in Israel

On 23rd and 24th September 2016, SSIO members hosted a values education seminar in Ein Hod, a quiet and scenic village in northern Israel, near Haifa. Forty people from the Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Druze, and Hindu faiths attended the seminar, which focused on Course 1, Module 2a, of the SSEHV programme. Mr. George Bebedelis, director of the ISSE-South Europe, and Ms. Marianne Meyer, co-chair of the SSIO Education Committee and director of the European ISSE, presented talks covering many issues, including the environment and cultivation of love, the teacher as an exemplar of human values, the integral relationship of human personality and human values, the pedagogy of Sathya Sai Education, integral education, and an overview of the five techniques of education. The participants also engaged in lively workshops on these topics.

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