Chemistry laboratory in Sri Lanka

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Chemistry laboratory in Sri Lanka

UNESCO’s main partners in science and technology education Association for the Development of Education  

Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) 
UNESCO is a member of ADEA’s Working Group on Mathematics and Science Education (WGMSE). This working group advocates the improvement of mathematics and science education programme in the region.

International Council of Associations for Science Education (ICASE) 
This is a network of more than 150 science education associations, institutions, foundations and companies interested in the promotion of science and technology education. UNESCO works closely with ICASE to design innovative teaching materials.  

International Organization for Science and Technology Education (IOSTE)  IOSTE encourages debate, reflection and research on science and technology education considered as a vital part of the general education of the peoples of all countries.   

Punjab State Council for Science and Technology 
UNESCO’s partner in developing teaching materials for technology and environmental education. Its main activities regard the popularization of science, the preservation of the environment, and consultancy to industries for sustainable development.   

SEAMEO Regional Centre for Education in Science & Mathematics (RECSAM) 
RECSAM develops and enhances expertise in science and mathematics education. Its main activities are: training, research, consultancy work, as well as organising meetings related to science and mathematics education.   

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 
UNESCO and UNEP have cooperated to develop learning materials on environmental education and sustainable consumption.  

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