World Teachers' Day and Science Education

When :

from Friday 4 October, 2013
to Friday 4 October, 2013

Type of event :

Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters, Foyer Room I, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :

Souad Rouabah, Tel. 8.41.41, email:

Every year, UNESCO celebrates International World Teachers Day on 5 October.
During the celebrations this year (on 4 October 2013), the Science and Engineering Units will host a series of workshops and exhibition which will include:
1- Microscience experiments with students: Students will perform different experiments using the microscience methodology
2- Intel: Demonstration of the use of new technologies for science teaching and engineering
3- Engineering: LEGO robotics workshops in which students learn the basics of engineering, robotics and programming (with EWB UK and Robogals)
4- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers: Demonstration of teaching materials for engineering
5- Deyrolles: Science exhibition on sustainable development;
6- EPCA/UNESCO film: “Science: Where can it take you”.