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Global Citizenship Education (GCED)

Global Citizenship Education (GCED) is one of the three pillars of the 2012 UN Global Education First Initiative (GEFI), promoted internationally by the support and work of UNESCO. Global Citizenship Education is target 4.7 of Sustainable Development Goal, No. 4 which is about quality education.

It aims at equipping learners of all ages with values, knowledge and skills that are based on and instill respect for human rights, social justice, diversity, gender equality and environmental sustainability and that empower learners to be responsible global citizens.

The target is to ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including,among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development.

ASPnet Schools

The Head teacher of one of our best ASPnet schools, Mr. Hamuza Kabugo is visiting the partner schools in Germany. He is sharing good practices with them. The school has been awarded "Schule der Zukunft" which means : School for the future. The award ceremony took place in Germany. It is an award for good practices in Sustainable development.

IIEP-UNESCO Summer School

UNESCO's specialized summer school dubbed 'IIEP-UNESCO' for female professional planners has come to an end. The program that brought together thirty-two women from 23 countries world-wide was held Rue Eugene Delacroix, Paris, France.

Education for Sustainable Development

What is Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)?

Education for Sustainable Development means including key sustainable development issues into teaching and learning; for example, climate change, disaster risk reduction, biodiversity, poverty reduction, and sustainable consumption.

Young Professional Programme (YPP).

Attention

 This is in response to your inquiry about Unatcom's participation in the Young Professional Programme(YPP). Uganda is not eligible for the Young Professional Programme in Unesco because as a country we have reached the maximum required number of staffs at the head quarter.

 

HIV/Aids

The UNESCO Strategy for HIV and AIDS builds on longstanding experience, and reflects the need to accelerate Universal Access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support and to adapt to an evolving epidemic and a changing global environment. Therefore Uganda is working on the following prior issues:

FRIENDSHIP ACROSS BORDERS

A SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE GERMAN BONHOEFFER-GYMNASIUM AND THE UGANDAN IKIRAH EDUCATION CENTRE.

"When the partnership to the German secondary school Bonhoeffer-Gymnasium was established in 2012, it first seemed like a big dream, Mr. Kabugu Hamuza, the head teacher of the Ugandan primary school in the Lwengo district, remembered. 

UNESCO Days

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Date : 19 Sep 2017
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