Call for cases: Innovative literacy learning and education for refugees, migrants and internally displaced persons
UNESCO, with the support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), is conducting a global landscape study entitled ‘From Radio to Artificial Intelligence: Innovative Literacy Learning and Education for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons’. In preparation for the study, UNESCO invites stakeholders to submit promising case studies from around the world in which technology, ranging from low-tech to cutting-edge solutions, is effectively used to support these groups’ literacy learning and education and contributes to their well-being and social integration.
The call is addressed to:
Deadline: 29 May 2020, 12midnight (CEST)
Should you have questions regarding the project, please contact the UNESCO project team: email@example.com
Call for Submissions: SEAMEO SPAFA's Traditional Southeast Asian Music Competition on Mobile Applications
SEAMEO SPAFA's Traditional Southeast Asian Music Competition on Mobile Applications are open to submissions.
As an organization supporting activities in archaeology, arts and culture in Southeast Asia, SEAMEO SPAFA acknowledges the importance of traditional music of the Southeast Asian region as an important form of cultural expression in need of preservation. Meanwhile, the Centre also believes that technology, especially mobile technology, can be used as a possible tool to encourage Southeast Asian youths to be exposed to, play and create traditional music. Hence, SEAMEO SPAFA is holding the 'Traditional Southeast Asian Music Competition on Mobile Applications'.
To obtain full details and the aplication form, please visit:
Deadline for submissions (video and application form) is no later than 30 November 2018.
The SEAMEO Secretariat and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (MEXT) in cooperation with UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education are pleased to announce the 2018 SEAMEO-Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award, with the theme of “Applying Local Wisdom for Environmental Conservation”.
The objectives of this year’s award scheme are:
1) To raise awareness of local wisdom applied for environmental conservation and sustainable development in schools and communities in Southeast Asia and Japan.
2) To promote and share initiatives and good practices that support sustainable development through the integration of local wisdom into the teaching and learning practices and school programmes that protects local environment and develops local community.
3) To encourage schools to develop and improve current ESD activities and programmes.
We would like to invite all public and private schools as well as vocational and technical schools (certificate level) in 11 SEAMEO Member countries, namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam to submit the information about their respective school’s activities/programmes relating to the theme. Details of the award and guidelines for submission of entries are available in the SEAMEO website: www.seameo.org. The last day for submission of entries is on 3 September 2018.
In addition, it would be highly appreciated if the web banner of the award could be posted on the Centre’s website and social media such as facebook, twitter or others. The web banner can be linked to the following URL:
For more information of the SEAMEO-Japan ESD Award, please contact Ms Piyapa Su-angavatin, SEAMEO Secretariat, through email at:
firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com or by telephone number: +66 (0) 2391 0144.
Bangkok Summer Course Scholarship of “International Experience” will be held in Bangkok, Thailand (Silapakorn University) from 31 July to 11 August 2018.
Registration is currently open to Bachelor Degree students of all years and majors with nationalities of ASEAN Member Countries, exclusive of Thailand. The scholarship will cover flight itinerary, 2-week accommodation, and courses & workshops in international experience and cultural trips. The deadline for confirmation is on 18 June 2018, with availability limited to 20 seats.
For further information, please read the attached file.
Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have rewarded excellence and innovation in the field of literacy. Over 485 projects and programmes undertaken by governments, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world have been recognized. Through these prestigious Prizes, UNESCO seeks to support effective literacy practices and encourages the promotion of dynamic literate societies.
In this context, you will find attached the call to nominate candidates for the 2018 edition of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, inviting you to submit nominations for this year (see attached documents).
Every year, the prizes are organized around a specific theme. This year’s focus is on: ‘Literacy and Skills Development’.
The nomination process will take place via an online platform. An applicant can access the online application form by requesting the creation of a user account through this link:www.unesco.org/ilp/account. The deadline for nominations is Sunday 17 June 2018.
You will also find relevant information on the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes website: http://en.unesco.org/themes/literacy/prizes
Any enquiries with regard to the application and nomination process should be addressed to the Secretariat of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, located within the Section of Youth, Literacy and Skills Development of the UNESCO Education Sector (phone: +33 1 45 68 08 59; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Humanitarian Affairs and the Ministry of Education of Thailand will co-organise the 9th University Scholars Leadership Symposium (USLS) 2018 from 1 to 7 August 2018 at the United Nations in Bangkok, Thailand.
The University Scholars Leadership Symposium is a week-long leadership development training programme. The Symposium will bring together 1,000 of the world’s most promising leaders to one stimulating platform in the heart of Asia. The programme has been designed for young persons who are committed to making this world a much better place for the human race.
For more information of the symposium, kindly visit the event’s website at www.universityscholars.org.uk or you may contact Ms Pia Conradsen at +66-92-929-3345 or email email@example.com.
DVV International Country Office Cambodia and the Department for Non-Formal Education (DNFE) of the Ministry for Education, Youth and Sports are looking for a short-term expert, who supports the Department in developing Vocational Skills Teacher Text Book for CLCs and providing training on Curriculum Development to DNFE Staff.
The consultant is expected to have the following skills:
Period: 3 months between August and December 2018
Deadline for submission: 30 April 2018
For further information, please download the ToR attached.
The Guizhou Government Scholarship for Southeast Asia 2018 is open for application from now until 30 June 2018.
The Guizhou Government Scholarship for Southeast Asia is a scholarship programme funded by Guizhou Government and managed by Guizhou Provincial Department of Education (GPDE) for 1,554 Southeast Asian students to pursue certificates and degrees in 23 tertiary level institutions in Guizhou Province, P R China commencing from Academic Year 2018 in various levels and types of education: doctoral, master, bachelor, vocational education, and continuing education. Attached is the Information Brochure of the aforementioned scholarship for your reference.
More information can be retrieved from website
Should there be any inquiries on this matter, please contact SEAMEO Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNESCO Kabul calls for application for the position of Curriculum Specialist (Adult Learning & Education)
Duration of contract: 9 Months with possible extension
Level of Salary: P4/P5 Level
Start date: April 2018
Duty station: UNESCO Office in Kabul and Ministry of Education, Department of Literacy, Kabul, Afghanistan with possible field visits
Living arrangements: The consultant will stay at UN approved accommodations, an allowance to cover the full cost of housing will be provided.
For further information, please see the attachment below.