66 years of translating UNESCO’s values into action in schools around the world
In the days of 23-27 November 1953, UNESCO launched a new project called Scheme of Co-ordinated Experimental Activities in Education for Living in a World Community, with 33 secondary schools in 16 Member States.
The project was rooted in UNESCO's mission to promote education for international understanding, co-operation and peace, as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)... More
ASPnet is a laboratory of ideas and its members from around the world pioneer innovative and creative pedagogies to translate global concepts into practice, with the aim of advancing the transformation of education systems and policies.
We are children of one river”: A Mongolian School principal and student share insights and experiences at UNESCO’s International Water Conference”
In a panel on water education for sustainable development, representatives from 'Khan-Uul Complex Laboratory School', a member of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network in Mongolia presented their water education project 'Children of Kherlen River'. More
Racism and discrimination have no place in schools and classrooms
What can schools do to overcome exclusion, intolerance, racism and discrimination? How can teachers and students advocate for mutual understanding and respect of human dignity?
In its recent
resolution on eliminating racism, the United Nations General Assembly reiterated that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights and have the potential to contribute constructively to the development and well-being of their societies.
ASPnet schools join #RightToEducation campaignWith eyes full of beautiful expressions in front of the camera to convey a glance of hope for quality education - inclusive, equitable, and accessible to all - students from a Member School of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network join the Organization's digital campaign on the
#RightToEducation marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Capacity Development Workshop in Sub-Saharan Africa From 26 -28 June 2018, 40 National Coordinators of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network came together in Windhoek, Namibia, to start a new phase of dynamic collaboration in Sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. More
A teacher and a student from Mexico in the spotlight at the first International Day of Light On 16 May 2018, UNESCO celebrated the first International Day of Light in the presence of renowned scientist, researchers and intellectuals to discuss the central role that light plays in our daily lives and how it enables innovation in the areas of science, culture, education and many other cross-cutting fields to advance sustainable development. More
Strengthening governance, action and visibility of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network