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Cartooning for Peace, in partnership with the Climate Academy, is organising the #cartooningforclimate press cartoon campaign for COP26.

From 25 October to 12 November, the online campaign invites all young people aged 13 to 26 to post their drawings on social networks to imagine the city of tomorrow in the face of global warming.

https://www.cartooningforpeace.org/projetseducatifs/cartooning-for-climate

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World Teachers' Day, 2021

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UNESCO Press Release 2021-100

On World Teachers’ Day, UNESCO and partners urge governments to prioritise teachers in education recovery

Paris, 4 October – A successful education recovery hinges on increased investment in the well-being, training, professional development and working conditions of the world’s 71 million teachers to recover learning losses and manage transformations in teaching and learning imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is the key message of World Teachers’ Day, celebrated on 5 October under the slogan “Teachers at the heart of education recovery.” The global advocacy day calls on governments and the international community to focus on teachers and the challenges facing their profession, and to share effective and promising policy responses...  Read More

World Teachers' Day

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Online and Distance Learning for Teachers in Africa (ODLTA)

Training in the effective and contextualized use of distance teaching/learning, assessment techniques and approaches
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2021 Call for applications: TWAS Fellowships for PhD studies and Postdoctoral research

We are pleased to announce that the 2021 TWAS Fellowships call for applications is open for PhD and PDoc programmes that are offered in the natural and related applied sciences to students and researchers from developing countries to gain postgraduate education and research experience at top global scientific institutions in the South.

The application eligibility requirements and deadlines vary according to the different fellowships.

For full details on eligibility criteria and application procedures,
please visit https://twas.org/opportunities/fellowships

Applications from nationals from S&T-Lagging countries (STLC) are especially encouraged.
For a list of the STLC see https://twas.org/66-countries
Applications from non-STLC developing countries are also accepted.

Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

For queries, applicants should contact fellowships@twas.org

Videos (On YouTube)

Testimony given by a teacher who recovered from COVID 19

  

Témoignage donné par un enseignant qui s'est remis du COVID 19

Open and Distance Learning for Teachers in Africa (ODLTA)
  

Réouverture des écoles, partage de connaissances et d'expériences en Afrique

Mission

To strengthen the capacities of Member States in Africa in teacher policy and development.

Vision

An integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa where everyone has access to qualified, motivated and professionally supported teachers.