“Sustainability Begins with Teachers in Central Asia” Workshop to Take Place in Almaty

21 April 2017
Educators explore global citizenship education © UNESCO Almaty

The sub-regional workshop “Sustainability Begins with Teachers in Central Asia” will take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on 19-23 June 2017. The participants of the event will be selected teacher education institutions (TEIs) in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

The workshop “Sustainability Begins with Teachers in Central Asia” will focus on revisiting priorities in teacher education courses, reorienting practice skills, improving education methods for reaching sustainable development in Central Asian region, and also on increasing social awareness of the concepts of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and global citizenship education (GCE) with the implementation of Change project approach.

The workshop “Sustainability Begins with Teachers” in Central Asia will focus on revisiting priorities in teacher education courses, reorienting practice skills, improving education methods for reaching sustainable development in Central Asian region.

The 5-day program will include practice sessions, round table discussions, presentations, and planning of future activities. The participants of the workshop will learn about the role of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), different methods of work, Central Asian best practices in promoting ESD in TEIs, educators’ competencies and approaches, and educational materials inculcating ESD and GCE into teaching and learning.

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