UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers
The new version of UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers (ICT CFT) is the result of a close cooperation between the Communication and Information Sector and the Education Sector which was launch during the 36th General Conference in November 2011.
ICT Professional Development Strategy for Teachers in Guyana - A Case Study
The ICT CFT was implemented in Guyana using an innovative strategy aimed at harnessing open educational resources (OER) to support the development of teacher training materials.
The work was carried out in 2011, and undertaken by the Commonwealth of Learning with the support of Microsoft. The Guyana experience was presented at the UNESCO World OER Congress in June 2012. A case study has been developed to share the best practices from this experience.
Regional ICT Centre in Bahrain organized two high-level workshops on ICT and education
Addressing the opportunities and challenges in effectively integrating digital technologies in 21st century classrooms, the Regional Centre for Information and Communication Technology (CICT), a UNESCO Category II Centre in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, hosted two regional workshops from 18 to 22 March 2012 on the use of ICTs in 21st century classrooms for policy makers from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Member States and Yemen.
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UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE)
The official launching of Russian version of UNESCO ICT-CFT took place on 1 December 2011 in Baku during IITE Conference "Teacher Competencies in Knowledge Society: Policy, Pedagogy, Social Skills".
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UNESCO Bangkok - Asia-Pacific Education Deans Workshop: Technologies in Pre-Service Teacher Education
As part of Scaling Up the Next Generation of Teachers Project, funded by Japan Funds-in-Trust, Asia-Pacific Education Deans Workshop was held in Hong Kong, 7-9 June 2011. The Project aimed to strengthen the institutional capacity of Teacher Education Institution (TEI) in integrating ICT with pedagogical approaches for pre-service teacher training.