The International Bureau of Education
(IBE), founded in 1925 and becoming in 1929 the first intergovernmental
organization in the field of education, is the UNESCO institute
specializing in educational content, methods and structures. Its
overall mission is to support UNESCO action aimed at attaining quality
Education for All and promoting the development of quality curricula.
To achieve this goal, the IBE builds
networks to share knowledge on and foster national capacities for
curriculum change and development in all regions of the world. It
aims to introduce innovative approaches in curriculum design and
implementation, to improve practical skills, and facilitate international
dialogue on educational policies and practices.
The IBE works in partnership with national
education authorities, international organizations, non-governmental
organizations and academic institutions, and offers technical assistance,
training, policy support and a wide range of resources, tools and