17th UNESCO-APEID International Conference - The Powerhouses of Education: Teachers for the Future We Want

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To provide a forum for discussions on leading-edge thinking about teachers and teaching practices, UNESCO is organizing the 17th UNESCO-APEID International Conference, The Powerhouses of Education: Teachers for the Future We Want.

Incorporating lessons learned from several projects on teacher education supported by the Japan Funds-in-Trust and other partners, the conference aims to:

• Increase understanding and knowledge about the teaching profession;
• Showcase and promote innovative approaches, projects and practices that prepare teachers for their profession and enhance their performances;
• Encourage national, regional and global collaboration to promote the teaching profession and revive teaching as a career of choice;
• Facilitate networking and exchange of experiences among the participants.


Type of Event Consultative Meeting
Start 29.10.2014 09:00 local time
End 31.10.2014 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Tan, Lay Cheng
Contact lc.tan@unesco.org
Country Thailand
City Bangkok
Venue Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok
Street Sukhumvit Soi 22
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 250
Official Website
Link 1 Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID)
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