International Conference on ICT and Post-2015 Education

23 May 2015 02:00h - 25 May 2015 02:00h

Qingdao City, China

To unleash potentials of ICT in underpinning the achievement of post-2015 education goals and targets, policy makers need to understand ICT’s role in delivering equitable and quality lifelong learning opportunities, and the sector-wide strategies of integrating ICT in the post-2015 education agenda need to be informed by debates between education and ICT sectors. It is against this context, UNESCO, with the support from Wei Dong Group of the People’s Republic of China, is organizing the International Conference on ICT and Post-2015 Education from 23 to 25 May 2015 in China.

Goals and objectives

The Conference seeks to create an interface between education and ICT sectors to between education and ICT sectors to debate on how ICT can be leveraged at scale to support the achievement of post-2015 education goals and targets. The outputs of the Conference will include a high-level Statement to provide Member States with policy recommendations on leveraging the power of ICT to address current educational challenges and to ensure equitable quality education and lifelong opportunities for all. Following up actions and relevant partnerships will be planned as well.

More information about the event can be found here.

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