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

14 September 2012

The UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO IITE) in close partnership with the Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (SUAI) and UNESCO Chair “Distance Education in Engineering” of SUAI (St.-Petersburg, Russian Federation) organized an International Conference of the UNESCO IITE and UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs “UNESCO Chairs Partnership on ICTs use in Education”. The Conference took place in Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation within the XIII International Forum «Modern information society formation – problems, perspectives, innovation approaches» on 5 – 10 September 2012 on the board of the cruise ship «Vissarion Belinsky». Read more International Conference of the UNESCO IITE and UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs “UNESCO Chairs Partnership on ICTs use in Education”

International Conference “UNESCO Chairs Partnership on ICTs use in Education”

6 July 2012

The UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) in close partnership with UNESCO Moscow Office for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Republic of Moldova and the Russian Federation, Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation and UNESCO Chair “Distance Education in Engineering” of SUAI organizes UNESCO IITE and UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs International Conference “UNESCO Chairs Partnership on ICTs use in Education”. It takes place within the XIII International Forum «Modern information society formation – problems, perspectives, innovation approaches» to be held on 5 – 10 September, 2012. Read more International Conference “UNESCO Chairs Partnership on ICTs use in Education”

UNESCO IITE at TELEMATICA – 2012

29 June 2012

The paper on UNESCO IITE project “UNESCO IITE in Non-English-Speaking Countries” was published in the Proceedings of the All-Russian Scientific and Methodological Conference TELEMATICA – 2012 that was held on June 25 – 28 in St. Petersburg by the State Institute of Information Technologies and Telecommunications INFORMIKA and the National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics. Read more UNESCO IITE at TELEMATICA – 2012

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