News Archive

Big Changes and Big Effects of the New Teacher Policy in the Island Nation of Seychelles

Modalités de soutien et de motivation des enseignants Cas du Burundi

Webinar on Online and Distance Learning for Teachers in Africa (ODLTA)

How can Education “Silence the Guns in Africa”? UNESCO IICBA Asks Experts Across AfricaInvesting in Youth Education

School reopening, knowledge and experience sharing for teachers in Africa: The case of Rwanda

Celebrating the Resilience, Creativity, Courage, and Knowledge of African Teachers in the Pandemic

TVC News Nigeria interviewed IICBA Director

Webinar on School Reopening and Teachers

Approval of New Teacher Policy in Seychelles: A Testament to IICBA’s Work

Rapport du webinaire sur Réouverture des écoles, partage de connaissances et d'expériences en Afrique francophone

Le webinaire sur “Soutenir la santé et le bien-être des enseignants et formateurs des enseignants durant la crise de Covid-19 en Afrique”

Report of the launching ceremony

Webinar Series on ‘Mobilising Resilience during and after COVID-19: A Peer-to-Peer Experience Sharing among Youth Peacebuilders in Africa’

Webinar Series on How Transformative Pedagogy and Fostering Ethical Reflections Can Support Teachers during Covid-19 for Resilience and Prevention of Violent Extremism

IICBA Organizes a Webinar on Psychosocial Support to Teachers during COVID-19 Crisis

Réunion Régionale Virtuelle en Afrique Subsaharienne Francophone sur la « Crise de l’éducation COVID-19 / Soutenir les enseignants dans l’enseignement à distance et la réouverture des écoles. »

IICBA Co-organizes Regional Virtual Meetings for Anglophone Sub-Saharan Africa: COVID-19 Education Crisis - Supporting Teachers on School Reopening Strategies and Distance Education with UNESCO International Task Force on Teachers

IICBA Co-organizes Indo-Africa Discussion: Sharing Experiences on Teachers during Covid-19

UNESCO Organizes Second Virtual Knowledge Sharing Webinar on Teacher Issues in Africa

Distance Learning Classes in Tertiary Education Institutions in Kenya During School Closure (pdf)

Le webinaire sur l’évaluation des apprentissages pendant la fermeture des écoles, organisée par l'UNESCO-IICBA, TALENT et ADEA

UNESCO Organizes a Webinar on Opportunities, Challenges and Best Practices in the Development of Distance Education Resources for Museums in Eastern Africa

Webinar on Conducting Learning Assessment During School Closures, Co-organized by IICBA and TALENT

Webinar on Distance Learning in Africa during COVID 19 School Closure: African Country Experiences in the Use of Mixed Media – ICT, TV, Radio, Mobile Phones, Print Media and Others Co-organized by IICBA and ADEA

Webinaire sur les stratégies pour assurer la continuité pédagogique pendant la période de crise du COVID19 : Echanges entre pays francophone d’Afrique

IICBA Organizes a Webinar on ICT and Distance Learning in Tertiary Education Institutions during School Closure

IICBA Co-organizes an Online Webinar on Teachers' Role in the COVID-19 Situation in Africa

Re-thinking learning assessment during school closure

Francophone Africa Training of Trainers Workshop for Higher Education on Peace and Resilience Building and Prevention of Violent Extremism

4th High Level Dialogue on Gender Equality and Education in Africa

IICBA Co-organizes Africa Science Week in Ethiopia

IICBA Organizes UNESCO-HNA Workshop on the Quality and Relevance of Education for Adolescent Girls in Africa

IICBA Attends a Learning Through Play Project Advisory Committee Meeting in Rwanda

IICBA Organizes a Training of Trainers Workshop in Mauritania on Peacebuilding and Prevention of Violent Extremism

IICBA Governing Board Chair’s Report to the 40th Session of the General Conference of UNESCO

IICBA Co-organizes a Science Advice and Science Leadership Workshop for Early Career Scientists and Policy-makers of the Eastern Africa Region

Training of Trainers Workshop in Ethiopia for Higher Education on Peace and Resilience Building and Prevention of Violent Extremism

Gender Responsive Pedagogy in Early Childhood Care and Education Capacity Building Workshop co-organized by IICBA in Ethiopia

IICBA Co-hosts a Cartooning for Peace and Democracy Training for Ethiopian Teachers

IICBA Organizes a Workshop to Improve the Quality of Ethiopian Teacher Training Courses in Gender and Pedagogy

Peacebuilding Fund Validation Workshop on the Transformative Pedagogy for Peace Building Guide Indicative Program in Ethiopia

IICBA Organizes a Dissemination Seminar on the Play and Resilience Project:  A China-Africa Collaboration Project for Building a Peaceful and Sustainable Future

African Educationalists Pay Tribute to the Victims of the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb

IICBA Co-organizes a Regional Capacity Development Workshop on Classroom-based Formative Assessments

IICBA Provides Technical Support to a Leadership Capacity Building Workshop on Early Childhood Education and Development

Supporting Ethiopian Teacher Educators in E-learning, E-assessment and ICT Tools  for Teaching and Learning

Introducing STEM Pedagogies and Curriculum Ideas for Teacher Educators in Ethiopia at an IICBA co-organized STEM Training Workshop

IICBA Hosts a Seminar on ‘Lived Experiences of Teachers of English Learners in the U.S. and Africa: Erasing Narratives of Deficits’

IICBA Supports the Integration of Transformative Pedagogy into Education Systems in the Sahel Region

IICBA takes part in ‘Learning through Play’ Training Workshop

Teacher Motivation and Support Research Presented in Accra

IICBA attends a Diagnostic and Planning Workshop on the Pre-primary Education Sub-system in Ethiopia

IICBA Organizes an Experience Sharing Workshop on Preventing Violent Extremism through Teacher Development and Youth Empowerment for African Countries

IICBA and MasterCard Foundation Co-organize the Continental Education Strategy for Africa 2016-2025 Teacher Cluster Meeting and Review of a Secondary Education in Africa Study

Cabinet Approved National Teacher Policy to Increase Teacher Quality in Uganda

Mobile Learning Week 2019

UNESCO-China Funds-in-Trust Project Phase II Rallies Partners for Synergies in Teacher Development in Africa (Addis Ababa, 18-22 March 2019)

UNESCO IICBA and the Embassy of Japan Signing Ceremony to Launch a 3rd Edition Project for Peacebuilding and the Prevention of Violent Extremism

Training Workshop on the Utilization of the Global Digital Library in Ethiopia

IICBA Hosts the Norwegian Teacher Initiative’s “Strengthening Multi-Partner Cooperation to Support Teacher Policy and Improve Learning” Coordination Meeting

IICBA hosted a Brown Bag Lunch Seminar on ‘Digital Storytelling: Tools for Active Learning’

The 3rd High Level Dialogue on Gender Education and the Protection of Education in Humanitarian Settings held in the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

IICBA Continues Assisting the Seychelles in the Formulation of a Teacher Development and Management Policy

IICBA Organized a Deans’ Forum for Teacher Education Institutions in Ethiopia

IICBA Co-organizes a “Women in Science and gender-responsive STEAM education” Seminar

Professors from Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities, African Council for Distance Education and University of South Africa visited IICBA

Prendre position en faveur d'une éducation aux STEM tenant compte du genre en Afrique francophone

Taking a stand on gender-responsive STEM education in Francophone AfricaIICBA Supports Kenyan Teacher Educators in Competency Based Curriculum and Assessment

One African Child Uses IICBA’s Transformative Pedagogy Approach to Teach Art for Peace and Environment

Supporting the Seychelles in Teacher Policy DevelopmentPartner and Exhibitor at the Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2018

National Capacity-building Workshop on the Prevention of Violence Extremism through Education in South Sudan

Policy Workshop on Developing a National ICT in Education Policy for Ethiopia

Discussing the Path to Quality Early Childhood Education

Bridging the Policy-Practice Gap on Children and Youth Violence in Africa

Celebrating International Literacy Day 2018 (September 21, 2018)

Validation Workshop on the AU Continental Teacher Mobility, Motivation and Qualification Framework and Teacher Prize (September 21, 2018)

"How Teachers Use E-Learning in China" -- Lecture by Prof. Hong Fan from Tsinghua University

Visit to Ethiopian Academy of Science (EAS) by IICBA

Teacher Educators in Sahel countries Met for Peace-building and PVE in Dakar

Training Workshop on Gender Responsive Education (GRE) toolkit held in Ghana for Deans, Teacher Educators, Teachers and Education Experts

The Horn of Africa and the Sahel Meet for Youth Empowerment and Peace-Building
L’UNESCO accompagne le processus de formulation de la politique enseignante du Niger (ENG)

Advancing Gender Responsive Education in Ethiopia 

IICBA at the 8th International Conference of Young Scientists of the Global Young Academy 

IICBA organized a launch of the Global Digital Library, offering free learning materials 

Pan African High Level Conference on Education (PACE) 2018, held in Nairobi 

IICBA at the Global Dialogue on ICT and Education Innovation held in Moscow

Capacity Development for Education (CapED) Zambia Planning Mission

IICBA participated in the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering in Kigali, Rwanda

Peace is Paramount: Uganda MoES Hosts Peace-Building Policy Dialogue UNESCO-IICBA and the Embassy of Japan Signing Ceremony to Launch a Project for Peace Building and the Prevention of Violent Extremism

UNESCO-IICBA and the Embassy of Japan Signing Ceremony to Launch a Project for Peace Building and the Prevention of Violent Extremism

UNESCO-IICBA Partners with the Embassy of Bangladesh to Celebrate International Mother Language Day 2018

UNESCO-IICBA Hosts a Peer Review Meeting to Discuss Preparing Children to be Resilient Through Play

Enhancing Policies and Practices to Promote STEM-focused TVET for Women and Girls - the 2nd High-level Dialogue of African Union held in Addis Ababa

Going the Distance for Peace: South Sudanese Educators and Policy Makers Focus on Youth by Training Secondary-School Teachers

Peace-Building: Investing in Somalia’s Youth by Investing in Somali Teachers

IICBA participated in the Regional Workshop on National Learning Assessment Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa: Knowledge Sharing and Needs Assessment

IICBA participated in the 12th International Language and Development Conference in Dakar, Senegal from 27 to 29 November 2017

UNESCO IICBA Hosts Research Seminar on Teachers’ Contribution to Quality of Education in Africa

Without Peace, We Cannot Walk One Step: Ethiopia MoE’s In-Country Training Workshop for Teacher-Training and Peace-Building in the Horn of Africa and Surrounding Countries 

Understanding the present by Researching History

Ugandan Pre-Service Secondary-School Teachers Light a Candle for Peace-Building

Social Dialogues on School Performance: Teachers Accountability

IICBA represented at the AU Specialized Technical Committee on Education Science and Technology (STC-EST)

Governing Board Chair’s Report to the 39th Session of the General Conference of UNESCO

Empowering Africa’s Teachers: UNESCO IICBA Celebrates World Teachers’ Day

UNESCO-IICBA Training of Teacher Trainers: Peace-Loving Teachers for Peace-Loving Youth

Consultative meeting for the African Early Childhood Workforce Initiative (AECWI)

IICBA on FAWE conference in Lusaka, Zambia

Study Tour to Japan for African Educators: Building Bridges for Teacher Development and Education for Peace

A dialogue on Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation

Why we should increase peace-building capacities of Teachers and Youth (GEM Report)

High-level Conference on Addis Ababa Convention and the Role of STEM Higher Education to Achieve Sustainable Development 12-13 June 2017

Hokkaido University visits IICBA to initiate collaboration

IICBA participated in the Southern Africa Regional Meeting on Teacher Standards and Competencies held in Lusaka, Zambia from 14-15 June, 2017

IICBA participates in Expert Consultative Meeting of the African Regional ECCE Workforce Initiative in Mauritius from 06-08 June 2017

Regional Meeting on Gender Assessment in Teacher Education in Asia held in Bangkok, Thailand

Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization visits IICBA for Cooperation Opportunities on Sustainable Energy and Education Development

The Launching of "Teacher Training and Development for Peace-building in the Horn of Africa and Surrounding Countries" and the First Planning Meeting Held in Nairobi

IICBA Participated in a Roundtable Discussion on Higher Education Leadership

Zhejiang Normal University Visits IICBA for South-South Cooperation Opportunities

IICBA and AFTRA Meeting for Collaboration on Teacher Issues in Africa

UNESCO-CFIT Project Phase I Conclusion and Phase II Launch Meeting Held in UNESCO HQ, Paris

JFIT Project “Retaining Girls in Lower Secondary Schools and Increasing their Learning Outcomes” Conclusion

UNESCO International Centre for Higher Education Innovation Visited IICBA

UNESCO-CFIT Project on “Enhancing Teacher Education for Bridging the Education Quality Gap in Africa” – Phase II launched

Uganda: Ongoing Educational Action Envisioning the future of the CapED Programme and Handover Ceremony of CFIT Project Held in Kampala

Japan - IICBA Signing Ceremony for the project ‘Teacher Training and Development for Peace-Building in the Horn of Africa and Surrounding Countries’

Press Release - The Government of Japan to fund a UNESCO IICBA project on Teacher Training and Development for Peace-Building in the Horn of Africa and Surrounding Countries

IICBA celebrates International Mother Language Day in collaboration with the Bangladesh Embassy

IICBA support to E-learning and E-assessment trainings in Rwanda

Dr. Temechegn Engida made a Keynote Speech in Bahir Dar University

Deputy Director General of UNESCO visits IICBA

Two Prominent Champions of Girl's Education in Africa visit IICBA

IICBA held a two-day consultative workshop to discuss the progress on the development of a Teacher Support and Motivation Framework (TSMF) for Africa

UNESCO IICBA’s Participation in Annual Meeting and the 9th Policy Dialogue Forum in Siem Reap, CambodiaWorkshop on Gender Mainstreaming in Curriculum and Textbook Development from Regional Education officers on Curriculum and Textbook Development Held

Training Workshop on Gender Responsive Pedagogy and STEAM Teaching for Secondary Education for the Gambella and Somali Regions Successfully Held

Ambassador Extraordinary of Ghana to France and Portugal visits IICBA 

IICBA in ADEA Steering Committee meeting 

Permanent Delegate of Indonesia to UNESCO visits IICBA 

IICBA participated in the Follow-up Workshop on GCED (Global Citizenship Education) in East Africa

IICBA Participated at the Planning Meeting of the AUC’s CESA-ICT in Education Cluster

IICBA Co-facilitated Primary Education Tutors Training with UNICEF-Kenya and KICD

Vers une vision harmonisée de la formation des enseignants au Niger

Regional workshop on professional standards for basic education teachers in West and Central Africa: TALENT1/SDG4 Network Inauguration

IICBA Participated, represented by Dr. Temechegn Engida, at the 3rd General Meeting of the Tuning Africa Phase II Project

IICBA participates in the Open Session of the African Union Peace and Security council on the Role of the Media in Enhancing Accountability on Women, Peace and Security Commitments in Africa

IICBA Supported the National Dialogue for Teachers and Teacher Policy Framework in Uganda

Dr. Temechegn Engida Presented at the 5th Sustainable Rural Learning Ecologies Colloquium at the University of Free State, South Africa

Visit from the University of the Free State (South Africa)IICBA Participated at the Launching Meeting of CESA STEM Cluster

One-Day Seminar On Teachers’ Support and Motivation African Union Conference Center, 26 September 2016 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

UNESCO International Conference on the Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education: Taking Action; New Delhi, India

18th Session of the Governing Board of UNESCO-IICBA

Renforcement des capacités des enseignants en GuinéeMeeting with H.E. Mr. Stanley Mutumba Simataa, President of UNESCO General Conference

AU Peace and Security Council: A Call for Improved Quality Education for All Refugee Children African Union on August 9, 2016

UNESCO-IICBA supports the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Mali in non-formal education through reading, writing, and mathematics modules and workshops

Appui de l’UNESCO au Ministère de l’Education Nationale du Mali à travers la mise en place d’un atelier d’élaboration d’un module thématique en lecture, écriture et mathématique a l’intention des acteurs de l’éducation non-formelle

Planification de la phase II du projet UNESCO-CFIT en Ethiopie

CFIT phase 2 planning in Ethiopia 

68th OMEP World Assembly and International Conference, Seoul, Republic of Korea

UNESCO-IICBA and the 14th International Conference on Private Higher Education in Africa

IICBA Meeting with his Excellency Mr. Lazare Makayat Safouesse, Ambassador of the Republic of Congo to Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Permanent Representative to the African Union and to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

The International Conference on the Use of Contract Teachers2016 International Day of the African Child: Protect Children in Conflict and Crisis

Home-Grown School Feeding: How to Integrate Systems (WFP-organized workshop)  (Lire l'article en Français)

CapEFA Annual Progress Report 2015

Education Counsellor of Norwegian Embassy Visits IICBA

The CapED Uganda Programme on Teachers: Workshop and Core Policy Committee for Teacher Policy Framework

Educationalists from CEMASTEA, FAWE & OSISA Visit UNESCO IICBA

The Capacity Development for Education for All (CapEFA) Programme: The case study of Guinea

IICBA and UNICEF to Collaborate with MoEST on Teacher Training Programme in North-eastern Kenya

International women's day - 8 March: Importance of female teachers and the realities in Africa

ESGELA: Cooperated Effort in Girls’ Education in Afar, Ethiopia

CapEFA Annual Progress Report 2015

Delegates of South Sudan Visited UNESCO IICBA

Second meeting of the International Advisory Group (IAG) of the STEPP Project Opens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Ambassador of Azerbaijan and UNESCO-IICBA Agreed on joining Efforts on Gender Empowerment in Education in Africa

Launch of PASEC 2014 Report by CONFEMEN

Regional Workshop to Develop Policy Guidelines for Teachers for the SADC Region

Joint Effort by IICBA and APCEIU to Build Peace through Teacher Education

Deans’ Forum and Training on Management of HEI and Establishment of Online Learning Platform

Teacher Education Experts from Finland Visited IICBA

The First STC Meeting on Education, Science and Technology Held by AUC

National Forum on Education for the Culture of Peace in Mali

UNESCO IICBA and LO Addis Ababa Celebrating the World Teachers’ Day

Training workshop for office directors, programme specialists, and administrative staff of UNESCO field offices