The 2011 Policy Forum of the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) will be held on 3 and 4 October 2011 in Paris. The event will focus on gender equality in education. Discussions will be led by gender equality experts. UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova will deliver the opening speech.
According to the 2011 UNESCO Global Monitoring Report, three-fifths of the world’s poorest are women and girls, and two thirds of adults who are illiterate are women. Girls continue to represent the majority of out of school children. Gender equality in education is therefore a major global concern, and the focus of the 2011 IIEP Policy Forum.
The 2011 IIEP Policy Forum will explore means to promote gender equality in education:
- at school and classrooms levels (by analysing gender differences in students achievement).
- at the institutional level (by analysing gender equality in leadership).
The International Institute for Educational Planning is part of the UNESCO system; its mission is to support governments in planning and managing their education systems so that they can achieve their national objectives as well as the internationally agreed development goals.
The IIEP Policy Forums are open to senior decision-makers in Ministries of Education, experts on gender equality research, educational planners and researchers, and education specialists in donor agencies and international organisations. If you wish to attend the 2011 Policy Forum, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or click on the following link: genderpolicyforum.wordpress.com/registrate/ . Registration will close on 1 August 2011. Your application will be examined and if successful you will receive a notification before the 5th August along with all information needed to attend the Policy Forum.
Type of Event Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Start 03.10.2011 08:00 local time
End 04.10.2011 17:00 local time
UNESCO Responsible Bouquet, Maxime
Venue International Institute for Educational Planning
Street 7-9 rue Eugène Delacroix
Themes Education Plans and Policies, Inclusive Education, Education
Language of Event English, French
Official Website Official website of the 2011 Policy Forum
Link 1 IIEP website