19.09.2018 - UNESCO Office in Jakarta

UNESCO carries out training for teachers on inclusive education in Timor-Leste

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UNESCO, in cooperation with Timor-Leste National Commission for UNESCO and Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of Timor-Leste, started the 5 days training for teachers on inclusive education, on 18 September 2018, in Dili, Timor-Leste.

The opening remark was delivered by H. E. Ms. Dulce de Jesus Soares, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports. Prior to her remark, brief remarks were delivered by Mr. Shahbaz Khan, Director of UNESCO Office in Jakarta and UNESCO Representative to Timor-Leste, represented by Ms. Mee Young Choi, Head of Education Unit, and Ms. Cedelizia dos Santos, Interim Executive Secretary, Timor-Leste National Commission for UNESCO, represented by Mr. Abraão Ribeiro Mendonca.

In their remarks, Ms. Soares highlighted the long lasting partnership with her Ministry and UNESCO whereas Ms. Choi referred to the global leadership of UNESCO on education. Furthermore, Ms. Soares called for the participants to remove any barriers, as well as to enable the inclusion of every people.

The training will be carried out throughout the week until 22 September 2018, involving the teachers from Dili Municipality.

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