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Leveraging ICT to achieve Education 2030

Leveraging ICT to Achieve Education 2030, the UNESCO-Weidong Group Funds-in-Trust Project, is a 4-year project that helps Member States harness the potentials of ICT to  achieve SDG 4 by 2030.

Specifically, the project aims to:

  • Convene global debate and enhance knowledge sharing among policy makers about the ways ICT can be leveraged at scale to support the implementation of SDG 4;
  • Help Member States develop national policies, master plans and strategies on ICT in education;
  • Formulate partnerships and support national flagship projects on leveraging ICT for SDG 4;
  • Strengthen teachers’ capacity-building on ICT in education, and empower women and girls through joint activities with other UNESCO Fund-in-Trust projects;
  • Document and disseminate best practices to harness ICT for education with a particular focus on digital innovations.

The project includes the following activities

  • International Conference on ICT and Post-2015 Education; 
  • International Forum on ICT and Education 2030;
  • Development of an OER web portal to support TVET in Uzbekistan;
  • Creation of OER policy to facilitate lifelong learning in Kazakhstan;
  • Organization of an International Network on ICT for Education 2030 (INIE 2030);
  • Development of ICT in Education policy guidelines and toolkits;
  • Creation of gender assessment tools for teacher in Asia;
  • Joint activities with the UNESCO-China-Funds-in-Trust project: Improving the quality of teacher education in sub-Saharan Africa.