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

“The UNESCO Literacy Prize Jury is an intensive training course in adult education”

A jury member for the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, Sylvia Schmelkes del Valle has over 30 years’ experience in educational research. Formerly General Coordinator of Intercultural and Bilingual Education at the Mexico Education Ministry, Ms Schmelkes also chaired the Governing Board of the OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation from 2002-2004. She currently directs the Research Institute for the Development of Education at the Iberoamerican University of Mexico City. In 2008 she received the Comenius Medal from UNESCO and the Education Ministry of the Czech Republic.

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Teaching African pupils their own history

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Interview with Dr. Allah Bakhsh Malik- Honourable Mention of the 2011 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy

UNESCO centre in Seoul gets new lease of life

23 August: Teachers from three regions learn lessons about the slave trade

When we talk about youth, we need to talk about skills

UNESCO participates in UN Academic Impact Forum

Intercultural and interfaith training for ASPnet teachers

UNESCO Literacy Prizes 2011 reward innovation and peace-building

UNESCO Institute celebrates 60 years of promoting lifelong learning

Kizuna – send a card to a Japanese schoolchild!

UNESCO fights cholera in Haiti with educational cartoons

Arab States: UNESCO & TAGORG launch ICT in Education Indicators

‘Seeking peace through education' VOICES Asia-Pacific Regional Newsletter

Coming up

International Literacy Day 2011: prize-giving ceremony

Better monitoring in sight for the well-being of young children

First Meeting of the International Steering Group for the End-of-United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development Conference

Interagency Meeting for strengthening the monitoring of the EFA Goal 1 on Early Childhood Care and Education

Monitoring and Evaluation Expert Group Meeting in the framework of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

4th International Conference on Higher Education for Sustainable Development "Higher Education for Sustainable Development: Moving the Agenda Forward"

Experts Meeting on Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development and Adaptation in Small Island Developing States  

Selected Publications More Publications

The Winners of the UNESCO international literacy prizes, 2011: literacy for peace

Contemporary issues in human rights education

From gender studies to gender IN studies: case studies on gender-inclusive curriculum in higher education

Climate change starter's guidebook: an issues guide for education planners and practitioners

Debt swaps and debt conversion development bonds for education

School-based sexuality education programmes: a cost and cost-effectiveness analysis in six countries; executive summary

Financing education: redesigning national strategies and the global aid architecture: a report from the IWGE

Education and fragility in Cambodia

Strengthening local actors: the path to decentralizing education: Kenya, Lesotho, Uganda

Experts Workshop Gender Issues in Education in the Arab States

In search of the triple helix: academia-industry-government interaction in China, Poland, and the Republic of Korea

World data on education, 2010/11: Islamic Republic of Afghanistan | Armenia |  Azerbaijan | Bahrain | Bangladesh | Bhutan | Georgia India | Iraq | Islamic Republic of Iran Jordan | KazakhstanKyrgyz Republic KuwaitMaldives Mongolia | Nepal  Oman | Pakistan | Samoa | Sri Lanka |   Turkmenistan | Uzbekistan  

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