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"Learning and Teachers in the Education 2030 Agenda". Policy Debate

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 9 August 2016 - 8:30am to Thursday, 11 August 2016 - 6:00pm
Chile, Santiago
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop

The UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean, (OREALC/UNESCO Santiago), jointly with the Centre for Improvement, Experimentation and Pedagogical Research of the Ministry of Education of Chile, is organizing the above-mentioned event in line with the Framework for Action of the Education 2030 Agenda, adopted by all Member States in November 2015.

The purpose of the meeting is to conduct a policy debate on teachers and learning, as well as share information and experiences as how to address the challenges of these two key areas, in order to meet the E2030 Agenda goals in the region.
The main topics to be addressed are:

What competencies for the 21st century, teacher training and inclusion
Teacher policies: training, performance and challenges for the 21st century skills
Teaching career: challenges and recommendations
ICTs at the service of learning: the role of teachers
Global Citizenship Education and how to evaluate it
Trends in measuring learning outcomes in the 21st century: challenges and recommendations
Towards meeting education quality in the context of E 2030 (LLECE)
The uses of evaluation for teaching and learning
Future developments of LLECE

The overall expected result of the meeting is to share information and solid evidence for decision-making in the fields of teaching, learning and evaluation, bearing in mind the implementation of the SDG-4 goals in the LAC region.

Specific results:

On teachers and learning, senior Ministerial staff and national authorities will a) acquire up-to-date information on most recent findings and research; b) receive solid evidence for decision-making; c) identify options for specific technical assistance by UNESCO in their countries.
Consensus on the design of a regional position paper on teachers, learning, education quality and evaluation, towards the implementation of the E2030 Agenda in the LAC region.