UNESCO Chair in Teacher education for diversity and development (852), established in 2009 at the University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa).
- The development objective of its activities shall be to build a solid base for knowledge generation and exchange in teacher education to meet the contextual challenges of countries in the global South in a period of globalization and a growing knowledge divide.
- The Chair intends to be a Center of Excellence in the region, which will enrich debate on policy and practice in teacher education as related to diversity and development, and this in turn will contribute to debate on education in knowledge societies.
UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network
Education, UNESCO Office Windhoek
Contact: Prof. Pamela Helen Christie, UNESCO Chairholder
University of the Witwatersrand
Work Phone :+27-21- 448 18 22Fax - +27-11-717-4053
Street - Private Bag 3, Wits 2050
City - Johannesburg
Country - South Africa