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Ganter de Otero, Jan Peter – UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2019
The following report presents the results of the trends mapping study on innovation in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) conducted by UNESCO-UNEVOC. The study aimed to improve the understanding on innovation in TVET among the international community, as well as to map current trends and showcase different types and experiences…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Innovation, Educational Practices, Teaching Methods
UNESCO Bangkok, 2019
In 2019, global youth powerfully expressed their concerns that not enough was being done to keep the planet's ecosystems in balance. Those voices have been heard, plain and simple. Environmental science is taught in schools using theory and laboratory sessions. This approach leaves a gap between school work and real life. In United Nations…
Descriptors: Ecology, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Relevance (Education)
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Dasli, Maria – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2019
This paper undertakes a deconstructive reading of the principles on intercultural education, as introduced and discussed by UNESCO in a document published in 2006. It proceeds from the argument that while these principles have attracted considerable empirical attention, much less is known about the basic ideological assumptions that UNESCO makes…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Multicultural Education, Educational Principles, Ideology
Subrahmanyam, Gita – UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2020
The report presents the results of the trends mapping study on the future of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) teaching, conducted by UNESCO-UNEVOC. The study aimed to engage the international TVET community to: (i) improve the understanding of the implications of global disruptions; (ii) gather knowledge, insights,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Technical Education, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2013
Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) refers to a range of learning experiences that are relevant to the world of work and take place in a variety of learning contexts, including in the formal, non-formal and informal sector. A fundamental purpose of TVET is to equip people with capabilities that can broaden their opportunities in…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Networks
Howard-Jones, Paul – UNESCO International Bureau of Education, 2017
A "neuromyth" is a popular idea about the brain that is not based on scientific understanding and may even contradict what is known. For several decades, scientists and educational experts have expressed their concern about the spread of neuromyths in schools and colleges. Not only can neuromyths reflect and promote a poor understanding…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Brain, Public Opinion, Misconceptions
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2020
FADIO (Formation à distance interordres) is a cluster of educational institutions located in the Eastern Quebec region of Canada that have joined forces to share their expertise in pedagogy and technology in order to become frontline players in distance education. FADIO represents a unique collaborative initiative that takes full advantage of…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Technology Uses in Education
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Rakytová, Iveta; Tomcíková, Ivana – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2019
UNESCO identifies unique places in the World, whether natural or man-made, of universally outstanding value or cultural significance as World Heritage. These places are considered heritage of all mankind, rather than just heritage of a particular area, country, or region. Such sites can be rich sources of information not only for the people of the…
Descriptors: Historic Sites, Geography Instruction, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Saltsman, George; Shelton, Kaye – Education Leadership Review, 2019
The rise of globalization has increased the need for globally prepared leaders in all sectors, including education. Despite clear calls within the literature for empirical research to support the development of globally prepared education leaders, little research has occurred and no prior peer-reviewed study regarding essential global leadership…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Competence, Global Education, Instructional Leadership
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Vaccari, Victoria; Gardinier, Meg P. – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2019
Education policymaking has gone global. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aims to galvanize efforts to promote sustainable development, decrease global inequalities, and realize universal quality education. Supporting these efforts, two leading international organizations, UNESCO and the OECD, have set out normative frameworks for their…
Descriptors: Global Approach, International Organizations, Position Papers, Educational Policy
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2016
This virtual conference took place from September 28 to October 3 on UNESCO-UNEVOC's e-Forum and brought together 165 participants from 57 countries. This virtual conference was the twelfth in a series of moderator-driven discussions introduced by UNESCO-UNEVOC in 2011. Conducted on the UNEVOC e-Forum--a global online community of over 4,000…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Videoconferencing, Vocational Education, Educational Principles
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Jemeli, Chemulwo Monicah; Fakandu, Ali Muhammed – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
Any vision of knowledge societies must affirm the core aspirations for peaceful and sustainable knowledge societies in a way that acknowledges the interests of all stakeholders. It is essential to recall that knowledge societies are concerned with human development, not only with technological innovation and its impacts. This report focuses the…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, International Organizations, Advocacy
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Edwards, D. Brent, Jr.; Okitsu, Taeko; da Costa, Romina; Kitamura, Yuto – Comparative Education Review, 2018
In the field of global education policy, it is common for scholars to reflect on the progress made toward internationally agreed-upon agendas, such as Education for All (EFA). However, scant research has turned the gaze back on the major multilateral institutions that commit to taking the lead in meeting these agendas in order to ask, what…
Descriptors: Global Education, Educational Policy, International Organizations, Reports
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Alcolea-Díaz, Gema; Reig, Ramón; Mancinas-Chávez, Rosalba – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2020
The discipline Structural Considerations of Information explores the interests underlying communicational dynamics and information strategies, as well as the ways in which they correlate with messages. Considering this knowledge to be key in Communication Education, and having confirmed its close relationship with the dimensions of media…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Media Literacy, Information Literacy, Curriculum
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Lerch, Julia C.; Buckner, Elizabeth – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
Since the turn of the twenty-first century, the global education community has focused significant attention on the promotion of education in fragile and conflict-affected contexts, embodied in the growth of a new sub-field called Education in Emergencies. This article points out the surprising distinction of this new sub-field from the more…
Descriptors: Peace, Conflict, War, International Organizations
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