Thinking about Teachers, Teaching and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 18th & 19th April, 2016
Lana Jurko was invited to present the NEPC region perspective and collected knowledge on Sustainability Education and its effect on teachers in our region. The Seminar was organized in partnership with Open Society Foundations (OSF), Education International (EI), and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The seminar brought toghether practitioners, researchers and policy-makers committed to enhancing the development of the teaching profession. The seminars strengthen the discourse on the future of teaching and teachers. The purpose of the 2016 seminar was to examine education Goal 4 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – Towards inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all – from the perspective of teachers and teaching.
The seminar explored:
• The opportunities and challenges presented in the Framework for Action: Education 2030
(Published November 2015) for teacher policy and the teaching profession, particularly in relation to the target for increasing the supply of qualified teachers (Target 4.c) but also in relation to the other nine education targets;
• The role of teachers and teaching in achievement of the education targets in Goal 4, but also in relation to the other Sustainable Development Goals
• The necessary partnerships and priority actions for making early progress towards 10 education targets in the next three years.