UNESCO | Education - June 2011
Education Sector Newsletter
  June 2011  
Interview of the month

“ Sexuality education helps pupils develop the social skills to avoid risk-taking.”

Dr Kai Haldre, M.D, a gynaecologist and researcher from the University of Tartu, directed the Estonian Family Planning Association, a member organisation of the International Planned Parenthood Federation, from its establishment in 1994 to 2001. Today she works as the head of the Centre for Reproductive Medicine at West Tallinn Central Hospital Women's Clinic. She is a founding member of the Estonian Academic Society for Sexology and co-author of the recent UNESCO study on the cost and cost-effectiveness of school-based sexuality education programmes.

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UNESCO launches new ICT in Education website

UNESCO forges new education partnership for Latin America and the Caribbean at ECOSOC regional meeting 

Coming up

UNESCO-IICBA and Commonwealth Secretariat to hold symposium on teacher migration (Addis Ababa, 8-9 June)

EDUsummIT 2011: moving education into the digital age (UNESCO Paris, 8-10 June)

Education research in the world: where do we stand? Themes, methodologies, and research policies (UNESCO Paris,14-17 June 2011)

2011 ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) on Education (Geneva, 4-8 July)  

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Patterns of development and use of codes of conduct for teachers in 24 countries

A selection of EDUCAIDS new country snapshots: Tanzania | Swaziland | Lesotho | Cambodia | Guinea-Bissau | Angola

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