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<P><FONT color=#33711E><STRONG>Schedule of Events</STRONG></FONT></P>

Wednesday, 6 December

Time

Session

Venue

7:00

Registration

 

Mezzanine

9:00

Opening Ceremony


Welcome Speech
Sheldon Shaeffer, Director, UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau of
Education, Bangkok


Opening Address (pdf, 30kb)
H.E. Wichit Srisa-an, Minister of Education, Thailand

 

 

 

 

Rainbow Room, 5th Fl.

10:00

Press Conference
Coffee Break

 

 

 

10:30

Raja Roy Singh Lecture

Introduction to the Raja Roy Singh Lecture
Victor Ordonez, Former Director of UNESCO Bangkok


Education for Sustainable Development in Education Systems
John Fien, Innovation Professor for Sustainability, RMIT University, Australia

 

 

 

Rainbow Room, 5th Fl

11:30

Concurrent Sessions: 1

 

1A

ESD in Higher Education

Rainbow Room, 5th Fl.

1B

From Theory to Practice: TVET as an Example of ESD in Action

Queen’s Park 4, 2nd Fl.

1C

Environmental Education for ESD

Queen’s Park 5, 2nd Fl

1D

Assessing and Understanding Sustainable Development:
Qualitative Analysis on ESD

Queen’s Park 6, 2nd Fl.

1E

Integrating Values in Education for a Sustainable World

 

 

Saitip, 3rd Fl.

13:00

Lunch

 

 

 

14:00

Plenary Session 1: Implementation Strategies for the Decade of
Education for Sustainable Development

Chairperson: Molly Lee, Coordinator, APEID, UNESCO Bangkok


Keynote speakers:

 

 

Rainbow Room, 5th Fl.

16:00

Coffee Break

 

 

 

16:30

Concurrent Sessions: 2

 

2A

UNESCO National Commission Initiatives for ESD

Rainbow Room, 5th Fl.

2B

Educational Partnerships: Community Co-operation and
Partnerships for ESD

Queen’s Park 4, 2nd Fl.

2C

Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability

Queen’s Park 5, 2nd Fl.

2D

Education for Sustainable Agricultural Innovations and Practices

Queen’s Park 6, 2nd Fl

2E

Environment and School Initiatives 

 

 

Saitip, 3rd F

18:30

Welcome Reception
Hosted by UNESCO Bangkok, Welcome Address by Sheldon Shaeffer

 

 

Queen’s Park 2, 2nd Fl.

 

 

Thursday, 7 December

Time

Session

Venue

8:30

Concurrent Sessions: 3

 

3A

Panel Discussion: International Education and Intercultural Learning for Sustainable Development

Rainbow Room, 5th Floor

3B

TVET for All – A Master Key for Sustainable Development

Queen’s Park 4, 2nd Floor

3C

Innovative Initiative at Educational Institutions: Leadership and Teacher Training for ESD

Queen’s Park 5, 2nd Floor

3D

Information and Communication Technologies in Education 1

Queen’s Park 6, 2nd Floor

3E

Educational Partnerships: Consumer Behaviour Changes through the Private Sector and the Media for ESD

 

 

Saitip, 3rd Floor

10:30

Coffee Break

 

 

 

11:00

Plenary Session 2:  Regional Perspectives on ESD

Chairperson: Derek Elias, Programme Specialist ESD, UNESCO Bangkok

Keynote speakers:

 

 

Rainbow Room, 5th Floor

12:00

Lunch

 

 

Queen’s Park 2-3, 2nd Fl.

13:00

Concurrent Sessions: 4

 

4A

Indicators and Assessment Tools for ESD

Rainbow Room, 5th Floor

4B

Innovative Approaches to Teacher Education for Sustainable Development

Queen’s Park 4, 2nd Floor

4C

Educational Partnerships: Collaborative Strategies for the Networking of Academic Institutions for ESD

Queen’s Park 5, 2nd Floor

4D

Reform and Policy for ESD

Queen’s Park 6, 2nd Floor

4E

Curriculum Development for ESD

 

 

Saitip, 3rd Floor

15:00

Coffee Break

 

 

 

15:30

Concurrent Sessions: 5

 

5A

Panel Discussion: UNESCO – IUCN CEC Asia-Pacific DESD Indicators Project: Open Discussion on Draft Guidelines and Project Stage Two

Rainbow Room, 5th Floor

5B

Innovative Practices for ESD: Experiences from Formal and Non-formal Education

Queen’s Park 4, 2nd Floor

5C

Education for Sustainable Development: Youth Leads the Way

Queen’s Park 5, 2nd Floor

5D

Panel Discussion: A Conversation on Capacity Building in ESD

Queen’s Park 6, 2nd Floor

5E

Basic Education: Approaches from Around the World

 

 

Saitip, 3rd Floor

17:30

End of Day 2

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, 7 December

Time

Session

Venue

8:30

Concurrent Sessions: 6

 

6A

Panel Discussion: Catalyst for ESD – An Innovation in Management and Implementation of Asia-Pacific ACCU-UNESCO Programme in ESD-based Modalities and Spirit

Rainbow Room, 5th Floor

6B

Basic Education: The Role of Teachers and Schools

Panorama 1, 3rd Floor

6C

ESD Lens Workshop

Panorama 2, 3rd Floor

6D

Innovative Approaches for All: Tools and Methodologies for Sustainable Development

 

 

Saitip, 3rd Floor

10:30

Coffee Break

 

 

 

11:00

Plenary Session 3: Innovative Practices in ESD

Chairperson: Abdul Hakeem, Coordinator, APPEAL, UNESCO Bangkok

Keynote speakers:

 

 

Rainbow Room, 5th Fl.

12:00

Lunch

 

 

 

13:00

Concurrent Sessions: 7

 

7A

Information and Communication Technologies in Education 2

Rainbow Room, 5th Floor

7B

Integrating School Reform with Community Development in the Mekong Delta of Viet Nam

Panorama 1, 3rd Floor

7C

Educating Rural People for Sustainable Development

Panorama 2, 3rd Floor

7D

Intercultural Education for Sustainable Development: Striking for Harmony in Diversities

 

 

Saitip, 3rd Floor

 

 

 

14:30

Plenary Session 4: Integrative Approaches to ESD


Chairperson: Rupert Maclean, Director, UNEVOC


Keynote speaker:


Closing Ceremony:

  • The Way Forward (pdf, 30kb) 
    Molly Lee, Coordinator, APEID, UNESCO Bangkok
    also available as audio recording (10min, mp3, 2.4mb)

  • Vote of Thanks
    Derek Elias, Programme Specialist ESD, UNESCO Bangkok

  • Closing Remarks
    Sheldon Shaeffer, Director, UNESCO Bangkok

 

Rainbow Room, 5th Fl.

15:30

Refreshments


Departure of Participants