UNESCO | Education - November 2011
EduInfo
Education Sector Newsletter
 
  November 2011  
Interview of the month


“Universal values are the basis of all societies”

Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of Switzerland to UNESCO, and personal representative of the President of Switzerland to the International Organization of La Francophonie, Mr. Rodolphe Imhoof is the Chairperson of the Education Commission of the 36th Session of the General Conference of UNESCO. He spoke to EduInfo during the General Conference.

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Roundup

Launch of the “Bouba and Zaza” publication

Education at the General Conference

2011 Global Education Digest: Coping with the demand for secondary education

Higher Education: China and Africa team up

Ministerial meeting on the quality of education in Africa

Youth need skills!

Launch of a research programme on Higher education in Francophone Africa
         
Youth Xchange Climate Change and Lifestyles Guidebook
         
History textbooks - political minefield or path to peace?
         
“Crowdsourcing – linking up to reach Education for All”
         
UNESCO unveils new strategy on HIV and AIDS
         
Transforming Education: The Power of ICT Policies
         
UNRWA launches education reform strategy on World Teachers’ Day
         
Forum on Gender Equality in education

Coming up

1-3 November: World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) 2011

7-8 November: EFA Replenishment Pledging Conference

28 November-9 December: Seventeenth Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

29 November : 3rd Session of Forum of the African Parliamentarians for Education (FAPED III)

1 December: World AIDS Day

12-16 December: UNESCO Mobile Learning Week

Selected Publications More Publications

UNESCO and education: everyone has the right to education

Women and the teaching profession: exploring the feminisation debate

Capacity Development for Education for All: translating theory into action; the CapEFA Programme

Management of Adult Education Organisations in Africa

YouthXchange guidebook series: climate change and lifestyles

A Study on gender responsive budgeting

Tertiary education in small states: planning in the context of globalization

UNESCO's strategy for HIV and AIDS

Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies: a community of practice, a catalyst for change

Optimising learning, education and publishing in Africa: the language factor; a review and analysis of theory and practice in mother-tongue and bilingual education in sub-Saharan Africa

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