International Meeting of the International Network for Reorienting Teacher Education towards Sustainability

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The International Meeting of the International Network of teacher education institutions for Reorienting Teacher Education towards Sustainability, associated with the UNESCO Chair on Reorienting Teacher Education to address Sustainability (at York University, Toronto, Canada), will bring together representatives from teacher education institutions from more than 50 countries at UNESCO Headquarters from 19 to 21 May 2010.
The meeting will combine plenary sessions on current topics in Education for Sustainable Development and teacher education with break-out sessions in which participants share their experiences reorienting teacher education to address sustainability. Participants will also share experiences concerning creating and maintaining national networks of Teacher Education Institutions.

Permanent Delegations and UNESCO staff are invited to the Opening session at 10:00 am on Wednesday, May19th, in Room II. The remainder of the meeting is by invitation only.


Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 19.05.2010 07:00 local time
End 21.05.2010 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Bory-Adams, Aline
Organizer DESD Secretariat
Contact Rosalyn McKeown /
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room II, Room IX, Room VII, Room VIII
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 150
Official Website
Link 1 Education for sustainable development (ESD)
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