IICBA participated in the sixth annual African Economic Conference held from 26 to 28 October, 2011, in Addis Ababa. The theme of this year was “Green Economy and Structural Transformation in Africa.” The Conference was co-organised by the African Development Bank, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
Training workshop on skills development for enhanced girls’ participation in Science, Maths & Technology Education (SMTE)
UNESCO - International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa organized training workshop on Skills Development for Enhanced girls’ participation in SMTE in Cape Town South Africa from 19 – 23 September 2011.
The Cape Town workshop was one of the series of workshops mapped out as IICBA’s intervention at school level to assist with the elimination of gender disparity at all levels with particular focus on SMTE in order to reach the millennium development goals of achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment by 2015.
Call for papers: Issue in Volume 13. No. 2 December 2011
UNESCO-International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA) Newsletter
The Role of Teacher Training
in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Africa
Deadline: November 30, 2011
IICBA, in collaboration with the Teacher Policy Development (TPD) Section of UNESCO HQ, the Commonwealth Secretariat (ComSec), and The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), conducted an induction workshop on In-Service Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa on 17-18 October 2011. During the two-day workshop, a framework was developed for the study, and timelines were agreed for undertaking the research.
UNESCO-IICBA at the International National Qualification Framework (NQF) Symposium on 9 September 2011 in Hatfield, South Africa
UNESCO-IICBA attended the International National Qualification Framework (NQF) Symposium on 9 September 2011 organized by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) The purpose of the symposium was to explore the potential of qualifications frameworks as tools for enhancing communication, coordination and collaboration towards a systemic integration and quality.
UNESCO-IICBA at 11th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development held on 13 – 15 September 2011 in New College, Oxford, UK
As a follow up to the Sixth Commonwealth Research Symposium on Teacher Mobility, Recruitment and Migration, which IICBA hosted in Addis Ababa on June 8-9, 2011, the Commonwealth Secretariat and UNESCO-IICBA presented a paper entitled, “Next steps in managing teacher migration; the role and status of migrant teachers in emergencies”, at the 11th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development held on 13 – 15 September 2011 in New College, Oxford, UK (http://www.cfbt.com/UKFIET/default.aspx).
The UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA) organized a four-day training workshop on Gender Mainstreaming in Teacher Education Policy. The training was based on the outcome of the assessment of teacher education policy conducted in Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal. It took place at the premise of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in Africa (BREDA), Dakar, Senegal, from October 4th to 7th, 2011.
UNESCO-IICBA conducted a workshop from September 29 to 30, 2011, to validate the drafted ICT-enhanced teacher standards for Africa (ICTeTSA). Experts from Cote d’Ivoir, Ethiopia, Mali, Niger, Tanzania, Ghana, and Mozambique were invited in this two days workshop held in Addis Ababa.
UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA), based in Addis Ababa, is looking for a consultant to undertake an evaluation of its activities in the last 4 years.
A four-day workshop that deliberated on the analysis of teacher education programmes for primary level in the ECOWAS sub-region, organised by IICBA in cooperation with the African Network for Teacher Education in Africa (REFORMA) and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Togo, concluded in Lomé, Togo, on Thursday, 29 September 2011.