08.05.2012 - UNESCO Office in Brasilia

UNESCO Chair in Information and Communication Technology in Education


  • 15 May 2012

Responsible Institution:

  • Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)


  • Coordinator: Rosa Maria Vicari
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
    Av. Paulo Gama, 110 – prédio 12105 – 3º Andar, sala 344
    90040-060 - Porto Alegre, RS - Brazil
    Phone: 55  51 3308 3910
    E-mail: rosa(at)inf.ufrgs.br
    Website: www.catedra.ufrgs.br

Working Themes:

  • Information and Communication Technology, ICT in Education
  • UNITWIN Network Website: more information on UNESCO Chairs


  • To participate in academic research programs as to involve students at undergraduate and graduate levels in state of the art research projects;
  • To design and produce digital educational material for different media (internet, digital TV, mobile devices, etc), enhancing teaching and learning practices in various educational levels;
  • To involve students of elementary, secondary and higher education levels in the use and testing of educational material, promoting learning in different areas, as well improving their general skills by simply engaging them in innovative research projects;
  • To disseminate knowledge and educational material as to assist other institutions in their pedagogical practices.

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