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14 Aug 2017 description

Linda* was born and raised in Nairobi’s Kibera informal settlement, one of the largest and most densely populated areas in Kenya.

08 Aug 2017 description

7 August 2017 - The inhabitants of the Honduran municipality of Omoa, in the department of Cortés, participated last Friday in a full scale tsunami evacuation drill, to perfect their knowledge in issues of Early Warning Systems (EWS).

08 Aug 2017 description

Durante los últimos meses las instituciones del Comité de Emergencia Municipal de Omoa (CODEM) y las comunidades cercanas a la costa en este municipio, participaron en un proceso de preparación para la respuesta ante eventos de tsunami y la implementación del Sistema de Alerta Temprana (SAT), el cual incluyó la capacitación a las instituciones, la formulación de procedimientos operativos estándar, la elaboración del mapa de inundación por potenciales tsunamis, la determinación de las rutas de evacuación de la población.

04 Aug 2017 description

On 25-31 July 2017, UNESCO in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Syria organized two 3-day training of trainers (TOT) workshops on (1) SDG 4 Targets and Thematic Indicators and (2) Education statistics and indicators.

02 Aug 2017 description

“I came from Somalia to attend this training workshop; I work in an NGO that helps students affected by conflict in Somalia to enrol in schools and pursue their education in normal conditions. While attending this training, I am learning a lot about Education for Sustainable Development and the means to teach students about the need to safeguard our planet and guarantee the rights of future generations. As soon as I am back to Somalia, I will advocate with my NGO to introduce education on sustainable development into school curricula”.

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

5 entries found
11 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 20 Aug 2017 UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Assignment finalization period: 1st September – 30 November 2017

The UNESCO Ramallah Office would like to engage an experienced consultant or organization to support the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in developing a Higher Education Policy in Palestine.

1. Introduction and background

07 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 21 Aug 2017 UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

I. Background

03 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Aug 2017 UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Government Restructuring Expert for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (Baghdad, Iraq)

1. Background:

The Iraqi Technical and Vocational Education and Training system comprises both formal and non-formal components administered by different government ministries, noting the assignment does not include the Kurdistan Region of Iraq:

§ Vocational Education is provided by Ministry of Education (MoE) to secondary students (grades 10 to 12).

03 Aug 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Aug 2017 UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Government Restructuring Expert for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (Kurdistan Region of Iraq)

1. Background:

Iraq is a federal state comprised of 18 provinces or governorates. Within Iraq, Kurdistan is a semi-autonomous region in the northern part of the country comprised of three governorates, Duhok, Erbil and Sulaimanyah governed by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).

The Iraqi TVET system has formal and non-formal components administered by different government ministries;