International and Human Right Law Curriculum Training, 15-17 June 2022

In the framework of the Inter-University Cooperation Project, the University of Luxembourg is supporting curriculum development.

A 3-day training dedicated to Legal Education Pedagogy dealing specifically with International Law & International Human Rights Law curriculum was organised from June 15th -17th 2022 at the Faculty of Law and Political Science, in Vientiane.

The training focused on course syllabus of International Law & International Human Rights to strengthen the teaching skills of lecturers from the Faculty of Law and Political Science of National University of Laos, the Faculty of Law and Administrative of the Champassak University, and also National Institute of Justice Vientiane, Luang Prabang and Champasak.

This teaching skill training was organised in collaboration with Prof. Jonathan Liljeblad from the Australian National University and coordinated by Dr Perrine Simon (’s Liaison Officer).

Morning sessions were dedicated mostly to lectures and afternoon sessions included group activities and discussions.  Participants were provided with a syllabus including references for teaching law International Law and International Human Rights Law and several templates of real syllabi from different universities around the world.

Participants discussed in groups the selected syllabi looking at their pros and cons, the differences and similarities with their own syllabus and possible integration of parts of it in the Lao curriculum.

On the last day of the seminar, Prof. Jonathan Liljeblad dealt with Teaching Techniques and Assessment Techniques, introducing them in particular to the IRAC formula used for legal reasoning).

The participation of the lecturers of the Faculty of Law and Administrative of Champassak University and of the National Institute of Justice was made possible with the financial support of the LuxDev Project LAO/031.