UNESCO Prize for ICT in Education – open for applications

Does your school or organisation use digital tools in innovative ways to ensure education for vulnerable groups of people? If so, consider applying for this year’s UNESCO ICT in Education Prize. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain and established in 2005, the Prize rewards individuals and organizations that are carrying out outstanding projects to improve teaching and learning in the digital age. It calls attention to excellent models, best practices and creative uses of ICTs to enhance overall educ...

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iEARN Learning Circles Registration Open!

If you are looking for well-run international collaborative project for your learners to participate in, don’t miss the next session of  iEARN Global Learning Circles! What are Learning Circles? Learning Circles are highly interactive, project-based partnerships among a small number of schools located throughout the world. Teachers sign up and are then assigned to a group based on their interest and the grade level and subjects they teach. Themes for projects include: Places and Perspective...

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Commonweath of Learning Teacher Futures kicks off in Alice

The Commonwealth of Learning in partnership with the Department of Basic Education is supporting a teacher development programme in South Africa being implemented at the University of Fort Hare. Ten high schools in the Amathole District have been selected to participate in this three year Teacher Futures programme, which will be facilitated by SchoolNet South Africa and supported by the Eastern Cape Department of Education, another partner in this project. This Planning Forum for the Teacher Futures in...

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Sustainable Development Goals – using digital tools to reach and teach them

Sustainable Development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs as well. The Sustainable Development Goals are seventeen interdependent goals which countries that are members of the United Nations aim to achieve by 2030. They include eliminating extreme poverty, reducing inequalities and combating the threat of climate change. Whilst the goals are ambitious, the more countries and people who share in a common vi...

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Get involved in the – My World 360 Degree Global VR Project

Are you looking for a global project to get your learners doing something positive towards tacking the Sustainable Development Goals?  Do you want to showcase your community and its challenges and solutions on a global stage? Do you want your learners to make exciting media – but only have access to a Smartphone? MY World 360° invites youth (ages 5-24) worldwide to create 360° media to share their perspectives and advance positive action toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The...

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