Dr Phil Bamber to speak at UNESCO Conference

Associate Professor Phil Bamber has been invited to attend the UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: The Role of Education, in Ottawa, Canada.

Dr Bamber will be on a panel discussing regional perspectives on preparing teachers to teach global citizenship education as part of the ‘Third UNESCO Forum on Global Citizenship Education (GCED): the Role of Teachers’.

The panel will be chaired by the Director of Global Education Network Europe, and includes Professor Massimiliano Tarozzi from the University of Bologna and Franz Halbartschlager from NGO Südwind, Austria.

Dr Bamber will be disseminating a background paper for the 2017 UNESCO Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report entitled ‘A Review of Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Education in Teacher Education’, which he is co-authoring with colleagues from University College London.

The week-long event will provide an opportunity to share and discuss trends and innovation in pedagogical approaches and practices, as well as exchange good practice.

Dr Bamber is Associate Director of the Teacher Education for Equity and Sustainability Network, which is hosted by Liverpool Hope University. This trip is being funded by UNESCO and the Development Education Research Centre, UCL Institute of Education, London.

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