Central Asia Symposium on ICT in Education 2014

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 27 May 2014 - 9:00am to Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Uzbekistan, Tashkent
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
b.namazov@unesco.org

The Central Asia Symposium on ICT in Education 2014 calls for a collective effort amongst policy makers and officials from the region to take stock of the policy options and promising practices to create an empowering environment for teachers. The theme for this Symposium is “Embracing Technologies, The symposium calls for a collective effort amongst policy makers and officials from the region to take stock of the policy options and promising practices to create an empowering environment for teachers. The theme for this Symposium is “Embracing Technologies, Empowering Teachers”.
The Symposium will address various aspects of such an environment, including
1) building comprehensive policy guidelines for teacher empowerment,
2) implementing teacher development programmes that work,
3) harnessing technologies that can support teachers to free up their time from administrative workload, and
4) systematic monitoring and evaluation of ICT-related projects that can inform teachers of evidence-based guidance.