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Launch of Iraqi Educational TV

UNESCO recently announced the launch of Iraqi Educational TV. This service is available on Nile-Sat, a regional satellite service. UNESCO’s Iraq office has played a pivotal role in the creation of Iraqi Educational TV by designing quality distance learning tools and developing The School Curricula Website. The website consists of digitalized textbooks, educational TV lessons and interactive web-based lessons. Designed to serve Iraqi students primarily, the broadcasts and website could also be used in other countries to serve students unable to attend school, Internally Displaced...

Brussels Declaration: Media Literacy for All

This declaration offers a range of recommendations related to education actions to be initiated, to the media competences of any citizen to be developed, to the access of citizens to media education, research and European policies. Last December, 300 experts from more than 30 European and other countries gathered in Brussels to participate in the international conference “Media Literacy for All”. It was organised by the High Council for Media Education (CSEM) of the French-speaking Community of Belgium, within the framework of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the...

Paul Klee

This clip focuses on the artist Paul Klee and some of his best known art works. It illustrates different techniques and elements of Klee's work and could be used in art appreciation classes for different level students.  

The EduTubePlus closing conference was successfully held in Athens

The EduTubePlus closing conference was successfully held in Athens, Greece on 3rd & 4th February 2011.   The conference was entitled “On the effective use of video in education: Online Video Repositories & Services and the underlying pedagogy”, and it was co-organised by the Research Academic Computer Technology Institute and the Hellenic Ministry of Education, Life Long Learning and Religious Affairs, Directorate of Educational RadioTelevision. About 145 participants from 10 European countries attended the conference and exchanged ideas on the pedagogical use of...