Everyone should have the necessary skills to benefit fully from the Information Society. Therefore capacity building and ICT literacy are essential. ICTs can contribute to achieving universal education worldwide, through delivery of education and training of teachers, and offering improved conditions for lifelong learning, encompassing people that are outside the formal education process, and improving professional skills.
Education for All (EFA) is one of UNESCO’s central goals. Achieving the established EFA goals requires innovation in areas such as distance learning and the use of IT tools within the classroom.
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Related UNESCO programmes and activities
- Lifelong Learning
- Teacher Education
- Open Educational Resources (OER)
- Education Management Information System
- Mobile Learning
Related WSIS Facilitation Meetings:
As an interim focal point for several Action Lines, UNESCO participates in consultation meetings on facilitation of action lines.
- Interactive Facilitation Meeting (IFM) on Action Line C7 : "e-Learning: Teachers Count" (C7)
16 May 2011, Geneva, Switzerland
- Fifth consultation on Action Line C7 "E-learning":
11 May 2010, Geneva, Switzerland
- Fourth consultation on Action Line C7 "E-learning":
20 May 2009, Geneva, Switzerland
- Second consultation on Action Line C7 "E-learning":
23 May 2007, Geneva, Switzerland
- First Consultation meeting on WSIS Action Line C7 "E-learning":
18 October 2006, Paris, France