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Launching of the new project: “Learning for living and working in African Sub-Saharan countries: meeting the challenges by developing and implementing quality curricula”

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 23-26 August 2010 The international launching seminar of the new UNESCO-IBE project will bring together 20 to 30 participants from 5 Sub-Saharan African countries (Burkina Faso, Kenya, Mali, Mauritius and Mozambique), international experts, UNESCO, IBE, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the National Commission of Burkina Faso for UNESCO as well as other partners and institutions.  The main objectives of the international seminar of Ouagadougou are the following:
  • to launch and discuss the new project “Learning for living and working in African Sub-Saharan countries: meeting the challenges by developing and implementing quality curricula”
  • to clarify conceptual and methodological issues pertaining to the project design and implementation
  • to agree on country-customized work plans for project implementation
  • to share the comprehensive Toolkit "Development of competencies for living and working in the 21st century" and receive participants comments for improvement before the pilot phase.
This meeting is jointly organized by the International Bureau of Education (UNESCO-IBE) and the Ministry of Basic Education and Literacy (MEBA) of Burkina Faso. More information: 
See also:
  • Preparation for Life and Work. Comparative Study with a Focus on Basic (Primary and Lower Secondary) Education in Developing African Countries; GTZ-IBE; Publ: 2008; 164 p.
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