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IITE at the IX International Seminar "Education, citizenship and interethnic harmony: the interaction of society and the school"

12 December 2016

The 2016 Global Education Monitoring Report was presented at the IX International seminar "Education, citizenship and interethnic harmony: the interaction of society and the school" which was held on 29 November – 2 December 2016 in Moscow.

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Straight talk about parent-child relationships and HIV prevention: live webcast

9 December 2016

On November 29, the second episode of the parent education programme “Mamma mia!” was released on the platform of PSYCHOLOGIES magazine in the social network ODNOKLASSNIKI. A moderator and host of the series Lika Dlugach welcomed six outstanding guests – experts, psychologists and famous parents – to talk about mutual understanding between generations and some issues that might occur in parent-adolescent relationships. Among the guests were: Timur Mursaliev, adolescent psychologist; Tatyana Lazareva, TV/Radio host and mother of 3 children; Evgeniya Prohoda, social activist and mother of 2 children; Vinay P. Saldanha, UNAIDS Regional Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia; and Tigran Yepoyan, UNESCO Regional HIV & Health Education Advisor. In the course of the livestream talk show, the guests discussed an important question – how families can overcome challenges they face and what should they do if this challenge is HIV? The guests stressed the importance of a sincere dialogue with teenagers about the infection, possible risks and consequences. 

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Open dialogue about HIV at the Moscow State University as a part of All-Russian Action “Stop HIV/AIDS” 

9 December 2016

An open dialogue on HIV prevention issues among children and youth «Knowledge – responsibility – health» took place at the Medical Science and Research Center of the Lomonosov Moscow State University on November 30, 2016. The meeting was organized as a part of the nationwide action «Stop HIV/AIDS» to markthe World AIDS Day.

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UNESCO IITE Open Lectures videos are now available online

8 December 2016

UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (UNESCO IITE) invites all interested specialists to view the video featuring the lectures delivered by leading international experts in the area of open education and use of ICT in education. The video materials were recorded within the Series of Open Lectures "ICT in Education and Sustainable Development Goals: Innovation for Quality, Openness and Inclusion" held by UNESCO IITE in cooperation with the St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation.

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UNESCO IITE at the V St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum

5 December 2016

The Round Table “Russian State Language Policy and the Present Status of the Russian Language in the World” was held in the framework of the V St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum on December 2, 2016. The event was organised by the Russian Committee for the UNESCO Information for All Programme, Interregional Library Cooperation Center, St. Petersburg Branch of the Russian Book Union and the Mayakovski St. Petersburg City Library under financial support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.

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Distant learning course on violence prevention in educational institutions. Starts October 31, 2016

17 October 2016

UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) in cooperation with Belarus Association of UNESCO Clubs and its Regional resource and training centre EDU-HUB invite specialists working in and with education sector to take part in a free distant learning electronic course "Contemporary approaches to violence prevention and promotion of culture of peace in educational institutions".

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UNESCO IITE participated in the IV Congress of Teachers and Educators from CIS countries

7 October 2016

More than 400 policy makers, educators, science and culture stakeholders from eight CIS countries met at the IV Congress of Teachers and Educators from the Commonwealth of Independent States held on October 3-4, 2016 in Moscow. The main subject of the Congress was innovations of the modern educational environment of CIS countries aimed at increasing the quality and access to education.

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