UNESCO | Education - July/August 2011
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  July/August 2011  
Interview of the month


“Teacher training in climate change education is in its infancy”

In advance of the tenth anniversary of the Rio Earth Summit (Rio+20), UNESCO is launching a Teacher Education Course on Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development (CCESD) in late 2011. EduInfo spoke to Professor David Selby and Dr Fumiyo Kagawa of Sustainability Frontiers, an international alliance of sustainability and global educators, who have developed the course for UNESCO.

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Roundup

South Sudan: a new country, a new future through education

Ministers urge holistic approach to Education for All at ECOSOC

UNESCO Bangkok stresses its role in cross-border higher education

A Call for Stepped-up Action to Protect Schools in Armed Conflict

UNESCO Literacy Prizes: watch this space!

Respecting diversity in education for Roma and other excluded groups

Iraq embarks on major literacy programme

Regional workshop on Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development

UNESCO in alliance to protect education from attack

Declaration promises ‘bold and decisive action’ to end HIV and AIDS epidemic

EDUsummIT 2011: moving education into the digital age

Education at the broadband commission

Coming up

International Literacy Day (8 September)

4th International Conference on Higher Education for Sustainable Development  (14-16 September)

IIEP Policy Forum on Gender Equality in Education (3-4 October)

World Teachers' Day (5 October)  

Selected Publications More Publications

Building a better future: education for an independent South Sudan

Mobilizing resources for international development cooperation in education : What innovative mechanisms and partnerships ?

Education counts: towards the Millennium Development Goals (updated edition)

Education for change: past, present and future

Media and information literacy curriculum for teachers

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