Developing ICT-based Teaching/Learning Methods
The Regional Symposium on Development of Teaching and Learning Methods in TVET Programmes through the Use of Information and Communication Technology took place in Tunis, 20-22 November 2006. Thirty-three TVET experts from UNEVOC Centres from around the Arab States participated in this meeting, which was organised by UNESCO-UNEVOC and the UNESCO Offices Beirut, Rabat and Cairo, in collaboration with the Tunisian National Commission for UNESCO and the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences et Techniques de Tunis (UNEVOC Centre in Tunisia).
UNESCO has a major role in progressing ICT in education and learning. Some of the most important issues in this context are: capacity development; access and connectivity; localisation, customisation and content development. The Symposium addressed the development of ICT-based teaching and learning methods in TVET in the context of the Arab States.
This meeting is an outcome of a regional meeting of TVET experts in Amman, Jordan, 1-3 August 2005. A project proposal on ICTs in TVET developed at this earlier meeting ranked third in the list of participants’ priorities for cooperation. Moreover, ICT application in education and learning was a major aspect of a G8-BMENA Ministers of Education meeting held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, 23 - 24 May 2006.
Summary Report in English (PDF, 63KB)