Location: Online (Zoom meetings)
This event is co-hosted by UNESCO International Bureau of Education (UNESCO-IBE) and the Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Spanish will be available.
Objective of the Webinar
The objective of the webinar is to contribute to a constructive and inclusive dialogue on the findings of the OECD report "What Students Learn Matters. Towards a 21st Century Curriculum" and its implications for addressing curriculum transformations in the post pandemic era. The focus will be on the context of developing countries and in particularly with regard to the development of learners’ competencies relating to autonomous thinking, creativity, solidarity and collaboration. It will include reflections and discussions from OECD Education Director - Mr. Andreas Schleicher - and IBE-UNESCO Director - Mr. Yao Ydo - as well as teaches’ and learners’ voices and experiences on these new curriculum demands.
The webinar will provide a platform for the sharing of reflections and experiences across regions. In particular, it will focus on three questions:
1) What are the main findings of the OECD report "What Students Learn Matters. Towards a 21st Century Curriculum"?
2) Which are the main implications of these findings for addressing curriculum transformation in a post-COVID era in developing countries?
3) What are the views, experiences, challenges and opportunities faced by teachers and students on these new 21st century curriculum demands?