2021 GDLN Blended Learning Program: Inclusive Learning Technologies for Sustainable Development

Discussed about the importance of education for sustainable development (ESD) and inclusive education with emphasis on harnessing ICT into education systems. /Projected the skillsets and competencies required in the future jobs. /Addressed the risks to inclusive education resulting from low access to internet connectivity and inability to afford technology that worsen the conditions of gender issue, disabilities, and economic disparity. /Learned about the UNESCO ESD 2030 roadmap priority action areas and the examples of development projects that aligned with the sustainable development goals conducted in many regions around the world. Provided the resources in sustainable development goals and education for sustainable development for teachers.

Key topics discussed in lecture:

  1. Importance of education for sustainable development (ESD)
  2. Required skillsets for future jobs
  3. Cautions from adoption of technology in education
  4. UNESCO ESD 2030 roadmap priority action areas with examples from successful projects
  5. Resources for teaching education for sustainable development

Learn more about inclusive learning technology in the program’s 4th session: from “Inclusive Learning Technologies for Sustainable Development” lectured by Dr. Jonghwi Park, Head of Innovation and Education at United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) via https://www.gdln.or.kr/sub/programs/program.asp?sel=1#sg

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