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Media and Information Literacy in Knowledge Societies

28 June 2012

IITE co-organized and participated in the international conference “Media and Information Literacy (MIL) for Knowledge Societies” that took place in Moscow on June 24-28, 2012. The conference was held within the chairmanship of Russia in the Intergovernmental Council of UNESCO Information for All Programme and was a contribution of Russia to the implementation of the Strategic Plan of the Programme. Read more Media and Information Literacy in Knowledge Societies

Recently published "Educational Portals and Open Educational Resources in the Russian Federation"

24 June 2012

A new survey “Educational Portals and Open Educational Resources in the Russian Federation” (authors: Alexey Sigalov and Alexey Skuratov) has been published by IITE. The book provides an up-to-date survey of the current level of development of educational materials and repositories of educational resources in Russia. Read more Recently published "Educational Portals and Open Educational Resources in the Russian Federation"

IITE chapter in UNESCO/COL monograph

24 June 2012

In June 2012, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and UNESCO published the monograph “Open Educational Resources and Change in Higher Education: Reflections from Practice”. The monograph includes the chapter “Introducing the Opportunities and Challenges of OER: The Case of the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Baltic” authored by Dendev Badarch and Svetlana Knyazeva (UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education) and Andy Lane (the Open University UK). Read more IITE chapter in UNESCO/COL monograph

Fifth Global Studies Conference

23 June 2012

UNESCO IITE participated in the FIFTH GLOBAL STUDIES CONFERENCE, which was held at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Global Studies, Moscow, on 20-22 June. The Global Studies conference is to be held annually in different locations around the world, each of them will be selected for its particular role in the dynamics of globalization. Read more Fifth Global Studies Conference

International Forum “Topical Issues of ICTs in Education: International and Russian Experience”  

25 May 2012

An International Forum “Topical Issues of ICTs in Education: International and Russian Experience”  and, within its framework, an International Seminar “ICT Use in TVET in CIS Countries” were held in the Federal Institute for Education Development (FIRO) on 23-24 May 2012.  Read more International Forum “Topical Issues of ICTs in Education: International and Russian Experience”  

Opening of Joint HP & UNESCO IITE Center for Education and Research at St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technology, Mechanics and Optics

21 May 2012

The Joint HP & UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) Center for Education and Research has officially opened its doors at St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technology, Mechanics and Optics (NRU ITMO) on May 18, 2012. Read more Opening of Joint HP & UNESCO IITE Center for Education and Research at St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technology, Mechanics and Optics

IITE took part in the Forum YEES-2012

16 May 2012

On 15 May 2012 the Open University of Skolkovo and the Moscow Technological Institute held YEES 2012 (Your Education Enables Success), organized in cooperation with Cisco Company at the Moscow Polytechnic Museum. Dedicated to issues of modern education, the forum was held in Moscow for the third consecutive year and became a platform for discussions and sharing experiences, presentation of best practices in the sphere of education, research business and innovative educational technologies. Read more IITE took part in the Forum YEES-2012