5th UNESCO Forum on transformative education for sustainable development, global citizenship, health and well-being
A class 1 student at Shree Krishna Ratna School in Chautara, Ward 5, Sindhupalchowk District, Nepal. June 2019. Credit: GPE / Kelley Lynch

The 5th UNESCO Forum on transformative education for sustainable development, global citizenship, health and well-being will bring together experts in education for sustainable development, global citizenship education and education for health and well-being to discuss good practices, progress, monitoring and mainstreaming transformative education towards Sustainable Development Goal target 4.7.

The event, taking place from 29 November to 1 December 2021, is co-organized by UNESCO and APCEIU, and hosted by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea.

2,500 policy makers, education practitioners and experts will be invited to share their experience and knowledge, but all plenary session will be livestreamed and made accessible to the public.

On Tuesday 30 November, GPE Youth Leader Duong Phuong Anh will be speaking in a plenary session on What does progress in transformative education look like: the crucial role of teachers. Other participants to this session include:

Moderators:

  • Ms Antonia Wulff, Director of Policy, Advocacy and Research Education International
  • Mr Christophe Cornu, Senior Project Officer, Section of Education for Health and Well-being, UNESCO

Speakers:

  • Mr. W. Gaudelli, Dean of college of education and Vice Provost for innovation in education, Lehigh University, USA, on UNESCO’s-Education International’s study on teachers’ readiness
  • Mr Carmel Cefai, Professor Department of Psychology, University of Malta, on UNESCO’s study on Safe to learn: What do teachers think and do about violence in schools?

Panelists:

  • Mr Ramdewor, Ministry of Education of Mauritius
  • Mr Souphap Khounvixay: advisor in the Cabinet Office of the Minister for Education and Sports, Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Ms Miri Yemini, Department of Educational Policy and Administration, the Jaime and Joan Constantiner School of Education, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • Mr Bert Tuga, President, Philippines Normal University
  • Teacher: EI in Quebec (name tbc)

Time: 06:10 ET / 11:10 GMT / 12:10 CET

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A class 1 student at Shree Krishna Ratna School in Chautara, Ward 5, Sindhupalchowk District, Nepal. June 2019. Credit: GPE / Kelley Lynch
Event type: Conferences
SDG 4