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All-Russian scientific and practical conference "Our new school" – "Northern School".

12 April 2012

The all-Russian scientific and practical conference "Our new school" – "Northern School": models of ethnic and cultural education of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation in conditions of implementation of the national initiative «Our new school» was held on 11 April 2012 in the Russian Academy of Education (RAE) in Moscow.   Read more All-Russian scientific and practical conference "Our new school" – "Northern School".

Promotion of the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Technical and Vocational Education and Training in CIS countries

16 March 2012

IITE has published an analytical report “Promotion of the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in CIS countries”, prepared in the framework of the joint project of the Intergovernmental Foundation for Educational, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation (IFESCCO) and the UNESCO IITE. Read more Promotion of the Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Technical and Vocational Education and Training in CIS countries

International UNESCO IITE / ASPnet Workshop “Learning for the Future” 

16 March 2012

The UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE)in close cooperation with UNESCO Moscow Office, Latvian National Commission for UNESCO and Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia, supported by Riga City Council, Microsoft Latvia, Publishing House “Lielvards” and Valmiera City Council, organized a two-days International UNESCO IITE / ASPnet Workshop “Smart School for the Future” that was held on 28-29 March, 2012 in Riga (Republic of Latvia).  Read more International UNESCO IITE / ASPnet Workshop “Learning for the Future” 

“Information and Communication Technologies for Visually Impaired People”

15 March 2012

The training course “Information and Communication Technologies for Visually Impaired People” in Russian has been out of print. The publication was developed in close cooperation with the Institute of professional rehabilitation “REHACOMP” in the framework of the IITE project on ICTs application in education for people with disabilities.   Read more “Information and Communication Technologies for Visually Impaired People”

IITE-2012 International Conference "ICTs in Education: Pedagogy, Educational Resources and Quality Assurance"

7 March 2012

13-14 November 2012,
Moscow, Russian Federation

The goal of the IITE-2012 International Conference is to provide a floor for deliberations on strategies, policies and best practices of ICT application in education, as well as on development and implementation of innovative teaching and learning methodologies for achieving EFA goals in the Member States. Read more IITE-2012 International Conference "ICTs in Education: Pedagogy, Educational Resources and Quality Assurance"

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2012: UNESCO’s efforts for rural women

7 March 2012

Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, 8 March 2012

Too often marginalised, women living in rural settings face steep challenges to the exercise of their human rights, their personal development and the pursuit of their aspirations. Across the world, this is weakening societies and holding back their development. Tackling this problem is the goal of the 2012 International Women’s Day. Read more Celebrating International Women’s Day 2012: UNESCO’s efforts for rural women

World Radio Day

9 February 2012

JOINT MESSAGE

Hamadoun Touré, Secretary-General of International Telecommunication Union; Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General of UNESCO.

Joint Message of the Director-General of UNESCO and Secretary-General of International Telecommunication Union on the occasion of World Radio Day established by the UNESCO General Conference, 13 February 2012 Read more World Radio Day

The perspectives of cooperation between UNESCO IITE and South Korea

7 February 2012

Mr. Dendev Badarch, Acting Director of UNESCO IITE, gave an interview for “Leader’s café” on YTN News Channel in South Korea . Mr. Dendev Badarch discussed with Prof. Dae-Joon Hwang,  Secretary General of Korean Council for University Education and the Governing Board member of UNESCO IITE, the perspectives of cooperation between IITE and South Korea in the sphere of ICT use and ICT development in education.  Read more The perspectives of cooperation between UNESCO IITE and South Korea

Recognizing the potential of ICT in early childhood education

3 February 2012

Analytical survey «Recognizing the potential of ICT in early childhood education», developed within IITE project on ICTs in Early Childhood Care and Education, has been out of print in Russian. It contains review and analysis of the existing literature in the area, best practice in ICT application in early childhood education, and recommendations for educators and parents on the balanced use of technologies with children. Being a unique publication in the area, it was highly appreciated by educational community involved in pre-school and primary school education. The book is now available in the English, Russian and Slovak languages. Read more Recognizing the potential of ICT in early childhood education

IITE participates in the European project “ICT for inclusion”

2 February 2012

IITE was invited by the European Agency for Development of Special Needs Education to participate in the ICT for Inclusion project. The project will build upon the findings of the research project jointly implemented by IITE and the European Agency in 2011. Practice Review on the use of ICT in special needs education was published in September 2011.  Read more IITE participates in the European project “ICT for inclusion”