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UNESCO IITE at the 2nd World Open Educational Resources Congress

25 September 2017

On 18-20 September 2017 the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO IITE) took part in the 2nd World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress “OER for Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education: From Commitment to Action” organized in Ljubljana, Slovenia by UNESCO and the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia in partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning, Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO, UNESCO Chair in Open Technologies for OER and Open Learning and Creative Commons with generous support of William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

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Visit of the Head of the Secretariat of the International Task Force on Teachers to Moscow

1 September 2017

From 29 to 31 August 2017, Mr. Edem Adubra, the Chief of the Section for Teacher Development at the Division for Support and Coordination of Education 2030 and Head of the Secretariat of the International Task Force on Teachers (UNESCO Education Sector) visited Moscow at the invitation of the UNESCO IITE Director.

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UNESCO’s Forums organized in China to promote the implementation of ICT in Education

17 July 2017

Two separate International Forums on ICT in Education took place in the People’s Republic of China as part of the UNESCO-CFIT Project, focusing on the importance of ICT in Education and its indisputable potential to assist in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4. In accordance with the Qingdao Declaration (2015), the International Forum on ICT and Education 2030 in Qingdao, and the Dujiangyan International Forum acknowledged that today’s world has made knowledge and familiarity with ICT essential for every girl and boy, woman and man. Considering ICT’s promotion in education as key for achieving the goals of Education 2030, the Forums presented a floor for lectures and discussions on the topic.

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