17th UNESCO-APEID International Conference - The Powerhouses of Education: Teachers for the Future We Want

When :

from Wednesday 29 October, 2014
to Friday 31 October, 2014

Type of event :

Консультативное совещание

Where :

Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok, Sukhumvit Soi 22, 10110, Bangkok, Thailand

Contact :


To provide a forum for discussions on leading-edge thinking about teachers and teaching practices, UNESCO is organizing the 17th UNESCO-APEID International Conference, The Powerhouses of Education: Teachers for the Future We Want.

Incorporating lessons learned from several projects on teacher education supported by the Japan Funds-in-Trust and other partners, the conference aims to:

• Increase understanding and knowledge about the teaching profession;
• Showcase and promote innovative approaches, projects and practices that prepare teachers for their profession and enhance their performances;
• Encourage national, regional and global collaboration to promote the teaching profession and revive teaching as a career of choice;
• Facilitate networking and exchange of experiences among the participants.