On December 9-10, 2013 within the “Teachers of the Arctic” project IITE arranged the training for winners of the competition "The best teacher on ICT application in teaching practice”, held in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) upon the IITE initiative in partnership with the Ministry of Education of the Republic and the Republican Teacher Training Institute. Read more Training of winners of the competition "The Best Teacher on ICT application in Teaching Practice"
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On 5-6 December 2013 a delegation from Latvia visited UNESCO IITE. The delegation consisted of directors of schools, deputy director of the Education Department of the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science, Director of Science Programmes and Secretary General a.i. of the Latvian National Commission for UNESCO. Read more A visit of delegation from Latvia took place in UNESCO IITE
Within the Memorandum of understanding established between IITE and the Government of the Sakha (Yakutiya) on December 3-4, 2013 the scientific and practical conference "Educational space of Arctic: traditions and innovations" was held in Yakutsk, the Russian Federation. The conference was organized by the Ministry of education of the Sakha (Yakutiya), Republican teacher training institute, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutiya) under the name of Donskoy-II in cooperation with IITE. Read more UNESCO IITE took part in the scientific and practical conference "Educational space of Arctic: traditions and innovations" held on December 3-4, 2013 in Yakutsk, the Russian Federation
Within the framework of the agreement on cooperation between the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education and the Autonomous Nonprofit Organization "E-education for Nanotechnology Industry" (ANO «eNano») the second seminar in the series of seminars «Ideals. Technology. Education» was held on November 20th, 2013 in RUSNANO. Read more Second Joint UNESCO IITE – eNANO Seminar "Open Educational Resources and Distance Technologies in Engineering Education"
UNESCO IITE translated into the Russian language and published the "Guidelines for Open Educational Resources (OER) in Higher Education" developed jointly by the Commonwealth of Learning and UNESCO (COL & UNESCO, 2011) Read more Guidelines for Open Educational Resources (OER) in Higher Education
UNESCO IITE report was delivered by Prof.Cornu, Charman of the UNESCO IITE Governing Board to the Education Commission of the 37th session of the UNESCO General Conference on 9 November in Paris. The delegations of Latvia, the Russian Federation and others highly appreciated the work of the Institute. Many countries, such as Kenia stressed the importance of ICT in education. Read more UNESCO IITE report at the General Conference
On November 11, 2013 UNESCO IITE organized a workshop to discuss promising trends in the development of Open Educational Resources and Massive Open Online Courses in the Commonwealth of Independent States. The workshop was organized by the Digital Pedagogy and Learning Materials Section. Read more Expert Workshop on OER and MOOC at UNESCO IITE
On October 31, 2013 UNESCO IITE held a round table on digital pedagogy at the Third All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference "Information Technologies of the XXI Century" organized by the National Nuclear Research University NRNU MEPhI. Read more UNESCO IITE Round Table at ITO-XXI Conference
UNESCO-UNEVOC Regional Forum Europe, CIS and North America was held in Moscow, the Russian Federation, on October 28-30, 2013 and brings more than 100 delegates together to tackle greening TVET, meeting the challenges of youth unemployment and harmonizing international policy and practice. Read more UNESCO IITE took part in the UNESCO-UNEVOC regional conference “Advancing TVET for youth employability and sustainable development”
A new country report on Open Educational Resources in Poland has been published by IITE. Read more Open Educational Resources in Poland: Challenges and Opportunities
The UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) was awarded by the Third International Software Conference & Competition held in Tinapa, Nigeria, on 22 – 23 October 2013 for "Distinguished Motivation & Inspirational Support for the Software Initiatives & Activities of ISPON in Africa".
Read more UNESCO IITE was awarded by the Third International Software Conference & Competition
The methodological approach proposed in this document explains the most important stages of the UNESCO ICT-CFT adaptation process; suggests guidelines to determine the appropriate strategies and policies for the development of ICTs in education and for the professional development of educators; and identifies the resources needed for the successful implementation of the ICT-CFT to the local context. Read more Guidelines on adaptation of the UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers were published in English language