Draft Declaration May, 2022.pdf




CURRENT FORMULATION of the main ideas for the Declaration

At the globally relevant Declaration on Education, we aim to confront those contemporary trends that pose a danger to humanity, and to identify the necessary approaches to education which value solidarity, justice, care, cooperation, love, freedom, equality and diversity, and proclaims the necessary status for education in societies.

The  Drafting Committee

In 2023

Barnett, Ron Dr., Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Education, University of London. President of the Philosophy and Theory of Higher Education Society (PaTHES). London, UK

Batra, Poonam Dr., Professor of Education, Co-Investigator, TESF Network Plus and India Lead, Formerly with Central Institute of Education University of Delhi. Delhi, India

Gelaw, Yirga Dr., Coordinator of the Oceania Round Table, Senior Lecturer, School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry, Curtin University’s Centre for Human Rights Education, multidisciplinary researcher and writer. Perth, Australia

Martínez Larrechea, Enrique Dr. , Professor, Rector of Instituto Universitario Sudamericano,. Montevideo, Uruguay

Lynch, Kathleen Dr., Professor Emeritus of Equality Studies, University College Dublin, the founder of the “School of Social Justice”in. UCD. Dublin, Ireland

Kozhevnikova, Margarita DPhil, Coordinator of “Human education in the 3rd millennium” initiative. St. Petersburg, Russia

Waghid, Yusef DEd, PhD, DPhil, Distinguished professor of philosophy of education, Head of Department of Education Policy Studies, Stellenbosch University. Principal editor of Citizenship Teaching and learning and editor-in-chief of South African Journal of Higher Education. Stellenbosch, South Africa

Weaver, John A. Dr., Coordinator of the North American Round Table, Professor at Georgia Southern University’s College of Education, Department of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading. Statesboro, USA


In 2021-2022

Ron Barnett, Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Education, University of London (where he was both Dean of Professional Development and (subsequently) Pro-Director for Longer Term Strategy); the inaugural recipient of the EAIR Award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education Research, Policy and Practice’. London, UK
Timo Airaksinen, Emeritus Professor (Ethics and Social Philosophy), University of Helsinki, Finland. Life member of Clare Hall, Cambridge, and Vice-President of the Philosophical Society of Finland. Life Honorary Member of the Learned Society of Praxiology. Helsinki, Finland
Walter Kohan, Professor of Philosophy of Education at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Was previously President of the International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children (ICPIC) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Poonam Batra, Professor of Education at Department of Education, University of Delhi, India
Scott Webster, Associate Professor of Education at Deakin University’s School of Education, the coordinator for the 'Curriculum, Pedagogy and Professional Learning' teaching and research group in the school of education. Melbourne, Australia.
Felix Maringe, Professor of Higher Education in the School of Education at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Weaver, John A. Dr., Professor at Georgia Southern University’s College of Education, Department of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading. Statesboro, USA

Margarita Kozhevnikova, coordinator of the project “Human education in the 3rd millennium”. St. Petersburg, Russia