Global Meeting on Literacy and Sustainable Societies on the occasion of International Literacy Day 2015

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Global Meeting on Literacy and Sustainable Societies on the occasion of International Literacy Day 2015"

Transcription

1 Global Meeting on Literacy and Sustainable Societies on the occasion of International Literacy Day 2015 UNESCO Headquarters, Room II 8 and 9 September 2015 Provisional Agenda Main expected outcomes: Key areas to be focused on in the post-2015 era to promote youth and adult literacy as part of the future sustainable development agenda identified. Main issues related to monitoring and assessing youth and adult literacy in the post era clarified, and the clarity of monitoring mechanisms improved. Effective global coordination mechanisms to ensure sustained and intensified efforts to advance youth and adult literacy identified. Tuesday 8 September 2015: Morning High-level segment 9:00 9:45 Opening session Chairperson: Mr Qian Tang, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO Remarks: Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO Ministers of Education from 3 countries (tbc) 9:45 11:15 High-level panel discussion: Literacy and sustainable societies The panellists will discuss the importance of literacy and its role in the post-2015 era from a number of perspectives: literacy as a human right, literacy to build human capital, literacy to develop capabilities and literacy for sustainable development. 11:15 11:30 Coffee break Moderator: French Journalist (tbd) Mr Qian Tang, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO 5-6 panellists on different areas of sustainable development 11:30 11:45 Testimonies: A youth learner from France: How literacy transformed me, and my life A teacher of adult literacy programme (tbc): What changes have teachers brought about and what challenges have they encountered? 1

2 11:45 13:00 The UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize The UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy Awards Ceremony Director-General of UNESCO People s Republic of China Republic of Korea Jury Five laureates (7 minutes each) 13:00 14:30 Lunch Tuesday 8 September: Afternoon Technical meeting: Creating a sustainable and literate society 14:30 15:15 Session 1: Changing literacy landscape This session will review the progress made on literacy since 2000 and highlight the issues yet to be addressed to attain a more literate society. Changing literacy landscapes: achievements, unfinished agenda and emergent issues in the post-2015 era, Mr David Atchoarena, Director, Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems, UNESCO (tbc) Overview of progress made on literacy since 2000, Mr Aaron Benavot, Director, Education for All Global Monitoring Report (tbc) Questions and answers 15:15 16:00 Success factors: Representatives from 2 countries (tbd) Retrospective and prospective reflections on youth and adult literacy (tbc) Question and answers 16:00 16:15 Coffee break 16:15 18:00 Panel session 1: Reinforcing the links between literacy and sustainable development In this session, the literacy agenda in the post-2015 era will be reflected on, paying particular attention to the interrelations between literacy and key areas of sustainable development. While literacy is a driver for sustainable development, making progress in each area of development contributes to creating demand, opportunities and conducive environments for people to acquire, use and advance their literacy skills. Moderator: (tbd) Presentation: Interrelations of literacy and sustainable development 2

3 Panel discussion: International Labour Organization (tbc) United Nations Development Programme (tbc) United Nations Environmental Programme (tbc) World Health Organization (tbc) Social fund of a country (tbc) NGO (tbc) Expert (tbc) 18:30 20:00 Reception Wednesday 9 September 2015: Morning Expert meeting: Creating a sustainable and literate society (continued) 9:00 10:00 Session 2: Effective policies and lifelong learning systems to increase the synergies between literacy and sustainable development The promotion of youth and adult literacy as part of lifelong learning requires efforts in different fields, such as policies, governance, programmes, monitoring and evaluation, and financing, as well as teaching and learning. This session will examine effective policies and lifelong learning systems to promote literacy and literate environments, notably in terms of their potential to reinforce synergies between literacy and sustainable development. It will also bear in mind a transformative vision of future education: inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all. Policies to foster synergies between literacy and sustainable development (tbd) Adult literacy policies in Europe: Dr. Christine Garbe, Coordinator, European Commission s European Literacy Network (ELINET) Making acquired literacy skills visible through recognition, validation and accreditation (RVA) frameworks, A country representative (tbd) 10:00 10:45 Panel session 2: Literacy and Global Citizenship As reflected in the seven post-2015 education goals proposed by the Muscat Agreement (2014) and the focus areas of the UN Secretary General s Global Education Fast Initiative (GEFI), global citizenship education is increasingly gaining currency in the contemporary world. This session will explore the interrelations between literacy and global citizenship education. How does literacy provide learners with the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes required to be global citizens? How can literacy learning be reinforced through the increased respect for human rights, social justice, equity and inclusion, diversity, gender equality and environmental sustainability promoted by global citizens? Moderator: (tbd) Panellists: (tbd) 3

4 10:45 11:00 Coffee break 11:00 11:20 Session 3: Innovative teaching and learning of youth and adult literacy embedded in sustainable development work This session will examine key issues such as curricula, teachers and facilitators, pedagogy, materials, and learning environments, with a view to identifying successful initiatives and innovative measures to enhance the synergies between literacy and key areas of development. Following a Plenary presentation that will provide an overview of critical issues in the field, participants will be asked to divide into three groups. Moderator: (tbc) Presentation: What matters in quality teaching and learning of youth and adult literacy: (tbc) Introduction to the group work: Mr Borhene Chakroun, Chief, Section of Youth, Literacy and Skills Development, UNESCO 11:20 11:30 Moving to each group 11:30 13:00 Session 3: Innovative teaching and learning of youth and adult literacy embedded in sustainable development work (continued) - Group work Group 1: Curriculum, pedagogy, learning materials for literacy learning embedded in development efforts A 10 minute presentation followed by group discussion Group 2: Building the capacities of teachers, facilitators, professionals and staff A 10 minute presentation followed by group discussion Group 3: Harnessing the potential of ICTs for literacy teaching and learning for youth and adults A 10 minute presentation followed by group discussion 13:00 14:00 Lunch Wednesday 9 September 2015: Afternoon Expert meeting : Creating a sustainable and literate society (Continued) 14:00 14:30 Session 3: Innovative teaching and learning of youth and adult literacy embedded in sustainable development work (continued) Reporting on the Group work (5 minutes each) 14:30 15:30 Session 4: Monitoring and assessing literacy progress in the post-2015 era This session will explore ways of improving how progress made on youth and adult literacy is monitored and assessed in light of the proposed post-2015 framework for action. It also aims to improve the clarity of the monitoring mechanisms required. 4

5 Monitoring of literacy progress in the post-2015 era: what needs to be monitored and the need for improved data, Ms Silvia Montoya, Director, UNESCO Institute for Statistics (tbc) Measuring adult literacy skills: Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, A representative from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (tbc) Post-2015 monitoring mechanisms, Mr Aaron Benavot, EFA Global Monitoring Team (tbc) 15:30 16:30 Session 5: Towards adequate and sustained funding for youth and adult literacy Developing a more literate society requires translating policies into practice, to which adequate and sustained financing for youth and adult literacy is central. This session will examine funding needs and means to meet such needs. Moderator: Financing for youth and adult literacy in the post-2015 era: Reflection on recent global debates (tbc) Multi-sectoral national investment in adult literacy: (tbc) Support Fund for Literacy and Non-Formal Education: cost-sharing between the government, donors and the private sector, A country representative (tbc) Why we need to support youth and adult literacy: A country representative (tbc) 16:30 16:45 Coffee break 16:45 17:50 Session 6: Reinforcing coordination and partnerships in youth and adult literacy This session will explore ways of fostering partnerships and enhancing the effectiveness of coordination among literacy stakeholders and development partners, with a view to more harmonised and sustained global efforts for youth and adult literacy. A new global education coordination mechanism, Mr Jordan Naidoo, Director, Education for All and Global Agenda Coordination Team, UNESCO (tbc) A global alliance for literacy, Mr Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning 17:50 18:00 Closing session Closing remarks, Mr David Atchoarena, UNESCO 5

6 On the occasion of International Literacy Day, the following exhibitions will be organised around the venue of the global meeting (Room II): UNESCO exhibition: 2015 Edition of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes (Foyer Room I and on the fences outside the main entrance of UNESCO) Exhibition: 'Hangul': the Korean alphabet created by King Sejong, organised by the Government of the Republic of Korea (Salle des actes, 7-11 September 2015) Exhibition: Education Transforms Booklet, and the Education for Sustainable Development Booklet prepared by the EFA Global Monitoring Report team (Foyer Room I) UNESCO publication stand (Foyer Room I) 6

Subject: Invitation to the World Education Forum 2015 (Incheon, Republic of Korea, May 2015)

Subject: Invitation to the World Education Forum 2015 (Incheon, Republic of Korea, May 2015) 09/02/2015 Ref.: CL/4093 Subject: Invitation to the World Education Forum 2015 (Incheon, Republic of Korea, 19-22 May 2015) Dear Minister, It is my honour to invite you to the World Education Forum 2015,

More information

Global Conference on Literacy

Global Conference on Literacy Global Conference on Literacy Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day Reading the Past, Writing the Future UNESCO Headquarters, Room IV, Fontenoy Building, 125, avenue de Suffren

More information

International Conference on Literacy and Skills Development 7 September 2018, Salle IV, UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France

International Conference on Literacy and Skills Development 7 September 2018, Salle IV, UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France International Conference on Literacy and Skills Development 7 September 2018, Salle IV, UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France The International Conference on Literacy and Skills Development (Paris, 7 September

More information

World Education Forum May, Incheon, Republic of Korea

World Education Forum May, Incheon, Republic of Korea World Education 2015 19-22 May, Incheon, Republic of Korea 1. Introduction Draft Concept Note 9 February 2015 2015 is the target date for reaching the Education for All goals and the education-related

More information

Ninth Meeting of the High-Level Group on Education for All

Ninth Meeting of the High-Level Group on Education for All Ninth Meeting of the High-Level Group on Education for All 23-25 February 2010 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Provisional Programme Mandate of the High-Level Group (HLG) on Education for All (EFA) The Dakar Framework

More information

7 th ASEF Rectors Conference and Students Forum (ARC7) Rectors Conference Programme at a Glance. Page 1/7

7 th ASEF Rectors Conference and Students Forum (ARC7) Rectors Conference Programme at a Glance. Page 1/7 Page 1/7 Page 2/7 Programme Overview Synergies with the ASEM Education Senior Officials and Ministers Meeting Saturday 11 May Sunday 12 May Monday 13 May Tuesday 14 May Wednesday 15 May Thursday 16 May

More information

Education Progress and Challenges: quality and equity

Education Progress and Challenges: quality and equity EU High-Level Conference on Education and Development From Challenges to Opportunities Thursday, 23 May 2013 Concept Note The Broad Context: the role of education in development Education is a driver of

More information

World Teachers Day Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers 5 October Dominic Chavez/World Bank

World Teachers Day Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers 5 October Dominic Chavez/World Bank World Teachers Day Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers 5 October 2017 Dominic Chavez/World Bank Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers Each year, World Teachers Day focuses on a theme addressing

More information

Winners of the 2017 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes

Winners of the 2017 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Winners of the 2017 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes Literacy in a digital world UNESCO/AdulTICoProgram Every year, the UNESCO International

More information

International Forum on ICT and Education 2030

International Forum on ICT and Education 2030 Concept Note Seize digital opportunities, lead education transformation Qingdao People s Republic of China 10-11 July 2017 Background: Many sectors of the world have been undergoing revolution driven partly

More information

Concept note Equipping adults for the 21 st Century Joining Forces for Action on Skills and Competences

Concept note Equipping adults for the 21 st Century Joining Forces for Action on Skills and Competences Concept note Equipping adults for the 21 st Century Joining Forces for Action on Skills and Competences Joint conference To implement the Renewed European Agenda for Adult Learning and follow-up on CONFINTEA

More information

(Notices) COUNCIL NOTICES FROM EUROPEAN UNION INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES

(Notices) COUNCIL NOTICES FROM EUROPEAN UNION INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES C 119/2 Official Journal of the European Union 28.5.2009 IV (Notices) COUNCIL NOTICES FROM EUROPEAN UNION INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES Council conclusions of 12 May 2009 on a strategic framework for European

More information

Development of the Post 2015 Education Agenda. Qian Tang, Ph.D. Assistant Director General for Education UNESCO

Development of the Post 2015 Education Agenda. Qian Tang, Ph.D. Assistant Director General for Education UNESCO Development of the Post 2015 Education Agenda Qian Tang, Ph.D. Assistant Director General for Education UNESCO Lima, 30 31 October 2014 1 Several inter linked processes aimed at shaping the post 2015 development

More information

Education Beyond 2015

Education Beyond 2015 Education Beyond 2015 Qian Tang, Ph.D Assistant Director-General for Education 37th Session of the General Conference Education Commission Item 5.12, document 37 C/56 7 November 2013 The Post-2015 Development

More information

The Sixth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2018 DRAFT PROGRAMME

The Sixth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2018 DRAFT PROGRAMME The Sixth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2018 DRAFT PROGRAMME DAY WEDNESDAY 17 MORNING SESSIONS AND SIDE EVENTS Local Organising Committee (LOC) and RUFORUM staff meeting

More information

PAN AFRICAN HIGH LEVEL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION PACE 2018

PAN AFRICAN HIGH LEVEL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION PACE 2018 PAN AFRICAN HIGH LEVEL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION PACE 2018 Bridging continental and global education frameworks for the Africa We Want Nairobi, Kenya, 25 27 April 2018 I. Background: CONCEPT NOTE Since the

More information

International conference. Bringing education and business closer together in Armenia. Yerevan September 2011

International conference. Bringing education and business closer together in Armenia. Yerevan September 2011 Background International conference Bringing education and business closer together in Armenia Yerevan 15-16 September 2011 Many countries worldwide reinforce their education and training systems capacity

More information

Hyunsook Seo Director, Division of Education Korean National Commission for UNESCO

Hyunsook Seo Director, Division of Education Korean National Commission for UNESCO Towards the whole-school approach A holistic approach to ESD & GCED International Conference of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network Sanya, Hainan Province, P.R.China / 8-10 April 2017 Hyunsook Seo Director,

More information

Regional Ministerial Conference on Education Post European and North American States February Paris Statement

Regional Ministerial Conference on Education Post European and North American States February Paris Statement Regional Ministerial Conference on Education Post-2015 European and North American States 19 20 February 2015 Preamble Paris Statement 1. We, Ministers of Education, high-level government officials from

More information

Address by Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of the Round Table on Education and Economic Development

Address by Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of the Round Table on Education and Economic Development Address by Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of the Round Table on Education and Economic Development UNESCO, 19 October 2007 Mr Secretary-General of OECD, Distinguished

More information

International Seminar on Girls and Women s Education

International Seminar on Girls and Women s Education International Seminar on Girls and Women s Education 1-5 September 2015 Beijing, P.R. China Concept Note 1 Background The International Seminar on Girls and Women s Education is the first activity to be

More information

Thank you again for attending Mobile Learning Week 2017.

Thank you again for attending Mobile Learning Week 2017. Subject: Last day to send feedback about Mobile Learning Week 207 Dear friends and colleagues, Thank you again for attending Mobile Learning Week 207. If you have not already done so, please take a moment

More information

2 nd Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED

2 nd Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED 2 nd Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED 11 16 July 2016 Busan, Republic of Korea 1 Background The United Nations Secretary-General s Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) recognizes fostering global

More information

Teaching and Learning in the E2030 Agenda Policy Dialogue

Teaching and Learning in the E2030 Agenda Policy Dialogue Background Teaching and Learning in the E2030 Agenda Policy Dialogue Raul Prebisch Conference Room Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, ECLAC 9 11 August 2016, Santiago, Chile The UNESCO

More information

2018 UNEG Evaluation week. Evaluation Practice Exchange (EPE) 7-8 May 2018 FAO HQ, Rome, Italy CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

2018 UNEG Evaluation week. Evaluation Practice Exchange (EPE) 7-8 May 2018 FAO HQ, Rome, Italy CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST 2018 UNEG Evaluation week Evaluation Practice Exchange (EPE) 7-8 May 2018 HQ, Rome, Italy CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST The UNEG EPE Committee is seeking expressions of interest by evaluation professionals

More information

UNESCO S ROLE IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EDUCATION 2030 AGENDA OUTLINE

UNESCO S ROLE IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EDUCATION 2030 AGENDA OUTLINE 38th session, Paris 2015 38 C 38 C/54 29 October 2015 Original: English Item 4.14 of the provisional agenda UNESCO S ROLE IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EDUCATION 2030 AGENDA OUTLINE Background: The Incheon

More information

Following the Millennium Development Goals

Following the Millennium Development Goals The new global education agenda: Education 2030 Developing the new education agenda: an inclusive, comprehensive and country-owned process Matthias Eck Jordan Naidoo Margarete Sachs-Israel Following the

More information

CONCEPT NOTE. (Project KOICA/Mali) Organized by the Ministry of Education of Mali, and the UNESCO, UNFPA and UN Women offices in Bamako

CONCEPT NOTE. (Project KOICA/Mali) Organized by the Ministry of Education of Mali, and the UNESCO, UNFPA and UN Women offices in Bamako Ministry of National Education CONCEPT NOTE Technical workshop on the appropriation and planning of activities of the project empowering adolescent girls and young women through education in Mali (Project

More information

MEASURING SDG4: HOW PIRLS CAN HELP

MEASURING SDG4: HOW PIRLS CAN HELP MEASURING SDG4: HOW PIRLS CAN HELP UNESCO-IEA press conference and roundtable on the release of the 2016 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) UNESCO Headquarters, Room IV, Fontenoy

More information

ANNEX TO THE AGENCY POSITION ON INCLUSIVE EDUCATION SYSTEMS

ANNEX TO THE AGENCY POSITION ON INCLUSIVE EDUCATION SYSTEMS ANNEX TO THE AGENCY POSITION ON INCLUSIVE EDUCATION SYSTEMS The wider policy and practice context for inclusive education systems This Annex to the Agency Position on Inclusive Education Systems highlights

More information

Drivers for Change in Higher Education

Drivers for Change in Higher Education Drivers for Change in Higher Education Video Presentation ICT Leadership in Higher Education Workshop Dhaka, Bangladesh 11 12 December 2014 Drivers for Change in Higher Education by Vis Naidoo Vice President,

More information

2018 winners of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes

2018 winners of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 2018 winners of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes Literacy and skills development UNESCO/AAE Every year, the UNESCO International

More information

BFUG Meeting Sofia (Bulgaria) April 2018

BFUG Meeting Sofia (Bulgaria) April 2018 BFUG Meeting Sofia (Bulgaria) 24-25 April 2018 Françoise Profit BFUG Secretariat Agenda of the Paris Conference 23 May Welcoming Ceremony at the Sorbonne 24-25 May Ministerial Conference at the Palais

More information

International Conference on Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) Agenda

International Conference on Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) Agenda United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization International Conference on Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) Agenda 11-13 April 2018 UNESCO, Paris International Conference

More information

UNESCO International Meeting Linking recognition practices to qualifications frameworks: North-South collaborative research

UNESCO International Meeting Linking recognition practices to qualifications frameworks: North-South collaborative research UNESCO International Meeting Linking recognition practices to qualifications frameworks: North-South collaborative research Summary Report and the Way Forward The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning

More information

Global Partnership, Local Action: Implementation Strategies for Development Effectiveness at Country Level

Global Partnership, Local Action: Implementation Strategies for Development Effectiveness at Country Level Global Partnership, Local Action: Implementation Strategies for Development Effectiveness at Country Level International Workshop, Seoul, Dates: 18-19 November 2013 Venue: Plaza Hotel, Seoul, Republic

More information

UNESCO Regional Conference on Quality Assurance of Higher Education in Asia Pacific

UNESCO Regional Conference on Quality Assurance of Higher Education in Asia Pacific UNESCO Regional Conference on Quality Assurance of Higher Education in Asia Pacific 15 16 June 2017, Shenzhen, People s Republic of China CONCEPT NOTE Background The year 2015 saw the adoption of the new

More information

Message of the Director

Message of the Director 1 Issue 44 25 September to 29 September 2017 Message of the Director Dear Colleagues and Partners, Last week we celebrated International Day for Universal Access to Information, on 28 September, highlighting

More information

Belém do Pará, Brazil May Guidelines for Organizing the Work of the Conference

Belém do Pará, Brazil May Guidelines for Organizing the Work of the Conference Distribution: limited CONFINTEA VI/INF.3 Hamburg, 14 April 2009 Original: English Belém do Pará, Brazil 19-22 May 2009 Guidelines for Organizing the Work of the Conference CONFINTEA VI/INF.3 Introduction

More information

STATEMENT FROM THE TEACHERS FORUM

STATEMENT FROM THE TEACHERS FORUM 1 18 th CONFERENCE OF COMMONWEALTH EDUCATION MINISTERS Mauritius 28-31 August 2012 STATEMENT FROM THE TEACHERS FORUM ORGANISED BY The Commonwealth Teachers Group (Education International) AND The Ministry

More information

Policy Paper on Youth organisations as non-formal educators recognising our role

Policy Paper on Youth organisations as non-formal educators recognising our role Policy Paper on Youth organisations as non-formal educators recognising our role Adopted by Council of Members, 21-22 November 2003 - Rome (Italy) 1 YOUTH ORGANISATIONS AS NON-FORMAL EDUCATORS RECOGNISING

More information

Message of the Director

Message of the Director Weekly Newsletter UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa Issue 26-15 to 19 May 2017 View this email in your browser Message of the Director I traveled to Paris, France to attend the Education Leadership

More information

Executive Board Hundred and ninetieth session

Executive Board Hundred and ninetieth session Executive Board Hundred and ninetieth session 190 EX/INF.5 PARIS, 2 October 2012 English & French only Item 19 of the provisional agenda EDUCATION FIRST: THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL s INITIATIVE

More information

Shaping Literacy Policies in Europe - The European Literacy Policy Network ELINET

Shaping Literacy Policies in Europe - The European Literacy Policy Network ELINET Shaping Literacy Policies in Europe - The European Literacy Policy Network ELINET Prof. Dr. Christine Garbe, University of Cologne, ELINET - Coordinator International Conference Literacy and Contemporary

More information

Productive partnerships to promote media and information literacy for knowledge societies: IFLA and UNESCO s collaborative work

Productive partnerships to promote media and information literacy for knowledge societies: IFLA and UNESCO s collaborative work Productive partnerships to promote media and information literacy for knowledge societies: IFLA and UNESCO s collaborative work Dr. Maria-Carme Torras IFLA Governing Board Member; library director, Bergen

More information

CULTURE EDUCATION MEDIA

CULTURE EDUCATION MEDIA CULTURE EDUCATION MEDIA SHAPING A SUSTAINABLE WORLD international ConFerenCe 25 27 June 2012 bonn, germany www.dw-gmf.de Culture. education. Media Shaping a SuStainable World Although ever more people

More information

FOREWORD. I wish you enjoyable reading, and farvel! Arne Carlsen Director UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning

FOREWORD. I wish you enjoyable reading, and farvel! Arne Carlsen Director UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning Subscribe Past Issues Trans Lea la edición NEXUS en español Lire l'édition de NEXUS en français FOREWORD The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has made continual efforts in promoting lifelong

More information

Education, Youth Affairs and Culture Council, May 2009

Education, Youth Affairs and Culture Council, May 2009 MEMO/09/229 Brussels, 11 May 2009 Education, Youth Affairs and Culture Council, 11-12 May 2009 This Memo provides journalists with an overview, from the Commission's point of view, of the issues that will

More information

(Notices) COUNCIL. Council conclusions of 11 May 2010 on the social dimension of education and training (2010/C 135/02)

(Notices) COUNCIL. Council conclusions of 11 May 2010 on the social dimension of education and training (2010/C 135/02) C 135/2 Official Journal of the European Union 26.5.2010 IV (Notices) NOTICES FROM EUROPEAN UNION INSTITUTIONS, BODIES, OFFICES AND AGENCIES COUNCIL Council conclusions of 11 May 2010 on the social dimension

More information

Expert Meeting on SDG Indicator 4.6.1: Conceptual Framework and Draft Agenda

Expert Meeting on SDG Indicator 4.6.1: Conceptual Framework and Draft Agenda Expert Meeting on SDG Indicator 4.6.1: Conceptual Framework and Draft Agenda 7-8 November 2017 Conference Room II UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (IIEP) 7-9 Rue Eugène Delacroix 2

More information

Introduction. Quality and equity are the two broad themes of our Presidency in education and training and our priorities reflect these themes.

Introduction. Quality and equity are the two broad themes of our Presidency in education and training and our priorities reflect these themes. 23 January, 2013 - Minister of State Cannon s Presentation on Ireland s Presidency priorities in the area of education and training to the CULT Committee of the European Parliament Introduction At the

More information

Council conclusions on the social dimension of education and training

Council conclusions on the social dimension of education and training COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION Council conclusions on the social dimension of education and training 3013th EDUCATION, YOUTH AND CULTURE Council meeting Brussels, 11 May 2010 The Council adopted the following

More information

UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development 2014 Aichi Nagoya, Japan November 10 12, Report of the Canadian Delegation

UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development 2014 Aichi Nagoya, Japan November 10 12, Report of the Canadian Delegation UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development 2014 Aichi Nagoya, Japan November 10 12, 2014 Report of the Canadian Delegation Table of Contents 1. Introduction... 3 2. Canadian delegation...

More information

Mo Wang. UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. 23 September 2014

Mo Wang. UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. 23 September 2014 Mo Wang UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning 23 September 2014 Rationale for a global network of learning cities The influence of cities on national and world affairs has increa sed considerably. The

More information

2 nd Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED

2 nd Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED 2 nd Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED 11 16 July 2016 Busan, Republic of Korea 1 Background The United Nations Secretary-General s Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) recognizes fostering global

More information

18 th Plenary Meeting of the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network September 2015, Luxembourg

18 th Plenary Meeting of the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network September 2015, Luxembourg 18 th Plenary Meeting of the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network 28-29 September 2015, Luxembourg Chambre De Commerce 7 r. Alcide de Gasperi, Kirchberg, 2981 Luxembourg Monday 29 September 2015 Chair

More information

The Post-2015 Education Agenda

The Post-2015 Education Agenda The Post-2015 Education Agenda Sabine Detzel EFA and Global Agenda Coordination Team UNESCO Arab States Regional Conference on Education Post-2015 Sharm-el-Sheik, 27 January 2015 Post-2015 development

More information

QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORKS, FROM CONCEPTS TO IMPLEMENTATION

QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORKS, FROM CONCEPTS TO IMPLEMENTATION ETF CORPORATE CONFERENCE 2011 QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORKS, FROM CONCEPTS TO IMPLEMENTATION 6-7 October 2011 European Parliament, Brussels Draft agenda, version 26 September 2011 THURSDAY, 6 October 2011

More information

Innovating for quality

Innovating for quality Webinar Virtual Event in partnership with Education Fast Forward Monday 7 March Workshops Tuesday 8 March Innovating for quality Symposium Wednesday 9 March Thursday 10 March Provisional Programme 7 11

More information

IRCC 2019 JHU Program Agenda June 2019 Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs Washington DC, United States

IRCC 2019 JHU Program Agenda June 2019 Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs Washington DC, United States IRCC 2019 JHU Program Agenda 17-21 June 2019 Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs Washington DC, United States Day 1: Monday 17 June 2019 Introduction 09:00-09:45 Registration of attendees

More information

ASEAN DEEP LEARNING POLICY SERIES JANUARY 2015 SIAM PARAGON

ASEAN DEEP LEARNING POLICY SERIES JANUARY 2015 SIAM PARAGON ASEAN DEEP LEARNING POLICY SERIES 29 30 JANUARY 2015 SIAM PARAGON Deep learning is more natural to the human condition because it more clearly connects with our core motivations: to directly and deeply

More information

8 th UNESCO Youth Forum - Online consultations - Results of Phase 2 on the preparatory process and format of the Forum

8 th UNESCO Youth Forum - Online consultations - Results of Phase 2 on the preparatory process and format of the Forum 8 th UNESCO Youth Forum - Online consultations - Results of Phase 2 on the preparatory process and format of the Forum CONTENTS I. BACKGROUND... 2 II. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE RESPONDENTS... 3 III. PREPARATORY

More information

Strategic Recommendations

Strategic Recommendations 3 rd European Congress on Global Education Education for a Global Citizenship Unity in Diversity Strategic Recommendations Zagreb, 26-28 November 2015 Organised by the North-South Centre (NSC) of the Council

More information

Implications for Rwanda

Implications for Rwanda REPUBLIC OF RWANDA Ministry of Education Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Ministerial Conference on Education Post-2015 Implications for Rwanda Presentation at the RENCP General Assembly Emmanuel Muvunyi March

More information

Press Release. For immediate release 14 June, Program for the Sixth Higher Education Week and 2018 RUFORUM Biennial Conference released

Press Release. For immediate release 14 June, Program for the Sixth Higher Education Week and 2018 RUFORUM Biennial Conference released Press Release For immediate release 14 June, Program for the Sixth Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference released Kampala 14 June,. The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building

More information

Economic and Social Council

Economic and Social Council Economic and Social Council 2018 High-level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) New York, 21 to 22 May 2018 The strategic role of development cooperation in achieving the 2030 Agenda Building

More information

Non-Formal Education (NFE) : key components of a policy framework and system for the recognition of NFE

Non-Formal Education (NFE) : key components of a policy framework and system for the recognition of NFE Non-Formal Education (NFE) : key components of a policy framework and system for the recognition of NFE International Meeting of Experts Towards Policy Framework for Securing the Recognition, Regularization,

More information

DRAFT PROGRAMME 1. Focal Points Meeting and Regional Forum

DRAFT PROGRAMME 1. Focal Points Meeting and Regional Forum Republic of Serbia Ministry of Foreign Affairs DRAFT PROGRAMME 1 Focal Points Meeting and Regional Forum Belgrade, 10-11 April 2012 Venue: Sava Center 1 Still to be finalized provisional draft Tuesday,

More information

Lifelong Learning Prospects in the Ageing Society

Lifelong Learning Prospects in the Ageing Society 3 rd NILE International Conference on Lifelong Learning Lifelong Learning Prospects in the Ageing Society : Integrating lifelong learning and work 1 Sep. 2011 Icheon, Korea 1. Background o In the ageing

More information

Education Post-2015?

Education Post-2015? - بيروت What Shape and Scope for Education Post-2015? EFA Inter-agency meeting Beirut, 8 March 2013 Overview 1. Education for All up to 2015 2. Global development agenda (MDG+) 3. UNESCO-UNICEF Consultation

More information

Improving skills anticipation and TVET systems

Improving skills anticipation and TVET systems United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization European Union Youth Employment in the Mediterranean Improving skills anticipation and TVET systems Eugenio Marongiu, Goodluz, Zurijeta

More information

Theme: Rwanda s Education for All towards sustainable Socio-economic Development through EDPRS II: the Rwanda s road to an effective 12YBE.

Theme: Rwanda s Education for All towards sustainable Socio-economic Development through EDPRS II: the Rwanda s road to an effective 12YBE. Personnalité Civile AM nº72/11 du 19/11/2007 publié dans OG no 27 du 06 07 2009 B.P 6333 Kigali Tél : + 250 785 44 84 19 E-mail: info@rcsprwanda.org CONCEPT NOTE ON THE 2014 PUBLIC POLICY DIALOGUE ON EDUCATION

More information

Concept paper. Global Education prospects in the Hungarian Education System. 30 September 2010, Budapest

Concept paper. Global Education prospects in the Hungarian Education System. 30 September 2010, Budapest Concept paper National event on Global Education in Hungary Global Education prospects in the Hungarian Education System 30 September 2010, Budapest Joint Management Agreement between the European Commission

More information

Innovation in public libraries from a European perspective. 21/06/16 Reading & Writing Foundation 1

Innovation in public libraries from a European perspective. 21/06/16 Reading & Writing Foundation 1 Innovation in public libraries from a European perspective 21/06/16 Reading & Writing Foundation 1 65,000 public libraries 100 million people each year Reading & Writing Foundation 2 Two-fold impact European

More information

Modernisation of Higher Education as part of the ET 2020 Agenda of the European Commission

Modernisation of Higher Education as part of the ET 2020 Agenda of the European Commission Modernisation of Higher Education as part of the ET 2020 Agenda of the European Commission EURASHE position paper Introduction Higher education in Europe is in continuous evolution, following the developments

More information

THE EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF EDUCATION EMPLOYERS

THE EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF EDUCATION EMPLOYERS COMMITTEE FOR L Trans-regional cooperation in Lifelong Learning among education stakeholders teacher trade unions, school student unions and education employer representatives Project Results Joint Guidelines

More information

Call for Proposals Submission Guide

Call for Proposals Submission Guide Call for Proposals Submission Guide December 16 18, 2017 Novotel Varun Beach Visakhapatnam, India 21 st CENTURY: SCHOOLS SKILLS POLICY Knowledge Partner About UNESCO MGIEP The Mahatma Gandhi Institute

More information

3. Convinced that education is an essential condition for equitable and sustainable social and economic development;

3. Convinced that education is an essential condition for equitable and sustainable social and economic development; Communiqué of the Ministerial Round Table on EFA 7-8 October 2005 on the occasion of the 33 rd Session of the General Conference of UNESCO UNESCO, Paris 1. We, the Ministers responsible for Education and

More information

High-Level Technical Meeting Cochabamba, Plurinational State of Bolivia July 23 24, 2018

High-Level Technical Meeting Cochabamba, Plurinational State of Bolivia July 23 24, 2018 PROGRAMME 1. Introduction: High-Level Technical Meeting Cochabamba, Plurinational State of Bolivia July 23 24, 2018 In May 2015, the UNESCO Member States adopted the Incheon Declaration for Education 2030,

More information

Programme of Concurrent Sessions

Programme of Concurrent Sessions Second UNESCO Forum on Global Citizenship Education Building peaceful and sustainable societies: preparing for post-2015 (28-30 January 2015) Programme of Concurrent Sessions List of Concurrent Sessions:

More information

2.1 Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (20CCEM)

2.1 Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (20CCEM) 1. Introduction The 20 th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) will be held in Fiji, on 19-23 February 2018. The CCEM is a high-level meeting held every three years where education ministers

More information

Follow-up of CONFINTEA VI:

Follow-up of CONFINTEA VI: Follow-up of CONFINTEA VI: Reporting template for National progress reports in preparation of the Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE) and the end of the United Nations Literacy Decade

More information

Three Ideas for Unlocking the Potential of ESD

Three Ideas for Unlocking the Potential of ESD Exchange Market of Ideas: Republic of Korea Three Ideas for Unlocking the Potential of ESD KANG Sangkyoo Korean National Commission for UNESCO [Tokyo, 21 February 2011] National SD Issues in Korea Korea

More information

LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME GUIDE 2013 PART IIA. LLP Guide Part II a Sub-Programmes and Actions

LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME GUIDE 2013 PART IIA. LLP Guide Part II a Sub-Programmes and Actions LLP Guide 2013 Part II a Sub-Programmes and Actions 1 INDEX OF PROGRAMMES AND ACTIONS SECTORAL PROGRAMMES... 3 What are the aims?... 3 COMENIUS... 4 What are the aims?... 4 Who can participate?... 4 What

More information

NOTE: Provisional programme (30 th August version) to be finalised

NOTE: Provisional programme (30 th August version) to be finalised NOTE: Provisional programme (30 th August version) to be finalised COST Action IS1303 (CHIPME) Annual Workshop Leuven, September 6-8, 2016 Who has the right to my genome? ELSI challenges of citizen participation

More information

СРБИЈА SCREENING 20 February 2014 European Commission, DG EAC. Date: in 12 pts

СРБИЈА SCREENING 20 February 2014 European Commission, DG EAC. Date: in 12 pts EU cooperation in the field of education and training СРБИЈА SCREENING 20 February 2014 European Commission, DG EAC Date: in 12 pts Policy context I Education and training in times of crisis Important

More information

Council conclusions on the modernisation of higher education (2011/C 372/09)

Council conclusions on the modernisation of higher education (2011/C 372/09) C 372/36 Official Journal of the European Union 20.12.2011 Council conclusions on the modernisation of higher education (2011/C 372/09) THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, WHEREAS 1. Higher education systems

More information

Global Action Programme (GAP) on. Education for Sustainable Development. - Implementation update -

Global Action Programme (GAP) on. Education for Sustainable Development. - Implementation update - Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development - Implementation update - Bernard Combes, Information Officer, Education for Sustainable Development UNESCO GAP Global Coordination

More information

(Announcements) ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES EUROPEAN COMMISSION

(Announcements) ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES EUROPEAN COMMISSION C 348/8 EN Official Journal of the European Union 17.10.2017 V (Announcements) ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES EUROPEAN COMMISSION CALL FOR PROPOSALS EACEA/26/2017 Erasmus+ programme, key action 3 Support for

More information

Economic and Social Council

Economic and Social Council UNITED NATIONS E Economic and Social Council Distr: GENERAL CEP/AC.13/2004/8/Add.1 18 May 2004 ORIGINAL: ENGLISH ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY Second regional meeting

More information

0249&language=EN#title3

0249&language=EN#title3 http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getdoc.do?type=report&mode=xml&reference=a7-2014- 0249&language=EN#title3 MOTION FOR A EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RESOLUTION on new technologies and open educational resources

More information

2 nd Asia-Pacific Meeting on Education 2030 (APMED2030) November 2016 Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok Bangkok, Thailand

2 nd Asia-Pacific Meeting on Education 2030 (APMED2030) November 2016 Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok Bangkok, Thailand 2 nd Asia-Pacific Meeting on Education 2030 (APMED2030) 16-18 November 2016 Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok Bangkok, Thailand Gwang-Jo Kim Director UNESCO Bangkok Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education

More information

Guidelines. for the Facilitators and Rapporteurs of the Thematic Workshops. Youth Volunteering & Dialogue. 2nd International Conference on

Guidelines. for the Facilitators and Rapporteurs of the Thematic Workshops. Youth Volunteering & Dialogue. 2nd International Conference on United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization DIA LOGUE King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Programme for a Culture of Peace and Dialogue 2nd International Conference on Youth

More information

Upskilling pathways for adults in a global and local perspective

Upskilling pathways for adults in a global and local perspective Upskilling pathways for adults in a global and local perspective Margarete Sachs-Israel Chief Programme Coordinator UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) Policy Learning Forum on Upskilling Pathways

More information

Hosted by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Department of Education, the Philippines

Hosted by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Department of Education, the Philippines 4 th High Officials Meeting on SEA-TVET Theme: Moving Together Towards TVET 4.0 4-5 September 2018, Philippine International Convention Center Manila, Philippines Hosted by the Technical Education and

More information

Interview on Quality Education

Interview on Quality Education Interview on Quality Education President European University Association (EUA) Ultimately, education is what should allow students to grow, learn, further develop, and fully play their role as active citizens

More information

Opening up Member States: OpeningupBalkans as regional pilot for Openness. Background Document

Opening up Member States: OpeningupBalkans as regional pilot for Openness. Background Document Opening up Member States: OpeningupBalkans as regional pilot for Openness Background Document Organizers: Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Government of the Republic of Slovenia UNESCO Chair on

More information

United Nations Department of Public Information REV.1. Student Conference on Human Rights 2010

United Nations Department of Public Information REV.1. Student Conference on Human Rights 2010 United Nations Department of Public Information REV.1 Student Conference on Human Rights 2010 Theme: Discrimination and the Rights of the Child 1-3 December 2010 PROGRAMME WEDNESDAY, 1 DECEMBER 2010 United

More information

Screening Report Serbia

Screening Report Serbia ORIGIN: COMMISSION WP ENLARGEMENT + COUNTRIES NEGOTIATING ACCESSION TO EU MD 7/15 06.02.15 Screening Report Serbia Chapter 26 Education and Culture Dates of screening meetings: Explanatory meeting: 20.

More information

EDUCATION BEYOND 2015 OUTLINE

EDUCATION BEYOND 2015 OUTLINE 37th Session, Paris, 2013 37 C 37 C/56 5 November 2013 Original: English Item 5.12 of the provisional agenda EDUCATION BEYOND 2015 Source: 192 EX/Decision 41. OUTLINE Background: Pursuant to 192 EX/Decision

More information