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Joint Workshop on Open Educational Resources and Intellectual Property Rights

1 June 2011

May 31 – June 1, 2011
Moscow, Russia

The UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), UNESCO Moscow Office, and the UNESCO Communication and Information (CI) Sector in cooperation with the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE, Moscow) are organizing the Joint Workshop on Open Educational Resources to bring together experts in open education and IPR. Read more Joint Workshop on Open Educational Resources and Intellectual Property Rights

International Conference of the UNESCO IITE and UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs “UNESCO Chairs Partnership on ICTs use in Education: Innovations and Best Practices”

30 May 2011

May 30 – June 3, 2011
Saint-Petersburg, Russia

The UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO IITE) in close cooperation with the UNESCO Moscow Office and Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation organizes an International Conference of the UNESCO IITE and UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs “UNESCO Chairs Partnership on ICTs use in Education: Innovations and Best Practices”.  Read more International Conference of the UNESCO IITE and UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs “UNESCO Chairs Partnership on ICTs use in Education: Innovations and Best Practices”

International Conference “ICTs and Quality of Education: UNESCO ASPnet On the Way Towards a School of the Future”

26 April 2011

The UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) organized a two-day International Conference “ICTs and Quality of Education: UNESCO ASPnet On the Way Towards a School of the Future” for 50 participants, including CIS and Baltic countries, UNESCO ASPnet national coordinators and representatives of the UNESCO ASPnet schools as well as regional ASPnet coordinators of the Russian Federation. Read more International Conference “ICTs and Quality of Education: UNESCO ASPnet On the Way Towards a School of the Future”

Final of the Technologies Imagine Cup 2011

20 April 2011

All-Russian final of the Technologies Imagine Cup 2011, organized by Microsoft and supported by the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), was held on 16 April 2011 at the Cultural Center of the National Research University Higher School of Economics. The Foundation “Skolkovo” and the Higher School of Economics were partners of the event. Besides IITE the competition was supported by the Russian Venture Company, Acer, Quarta Technologies and Intel. At the opening ceremony Professor Alexander Khoroshilov, IITE National Programme Specialist, delivered a welcome speech. Read more Final of the Technologies Imagine Cup 2011

A workshop "Key components of the ‘Teachers of the Arctic’ Project as a basis for creation of an innovative learning environment for professional development of Arctic Region Educators”

12 March 2011

A workshop "Key components of the ‘Teachers of the Arctic’ Project as a basis for creation of an innovative learning environment for professional development of Arctic Region Educators” was organized by the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) at the Institute for Development of Education and Teacher Training in Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russian Federation, on 28 February – 2 March 2011. Read more A workshop "Key components of the ‘Teachers of the Arctic’ Project as a basis for creation of an innovative learning environment for professional development of Arctic Region Educators”

Launch of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 'The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education'

1 March 2011

The 2011 Education for All (EFA) Global Monitoring Report (GMR) 'The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education' was launched at Columbia University in New York on 1 March 2011.

UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russian Federation, organized a GMR presentation on 2 March 2011. Read more Launch of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 'The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education'

Message of the UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, on the occasion of International Mother Language Day, 21 February 2011

17 February 2011

Information and communication technologies can be especially useful in promoting mother languages. We must harness the power of progress to protect diverse visions of the world and to promote all sources of knowledge and forms of expression… Read more Message of the UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, on the occasion of International Mother Language Day, 21 February 2011