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Win a tablet computer in 6 words or less!

 

Introduction

Today's world has evolved greatly. Multi-faceted and rapid changes, challenges and opportunities are emerging with implications for education. On 28 February and 1 March 2013, UNESCO Bangkok (Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education), UNICEF Regional Office for East Asia and the Pacific (EAPRO), and UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA) will organize a Regional Thematic Consultation on Education in the Post-2015 Development Agenda and bring together government representatives, civil society organizations, teachers' unions and young people in Bangkok, Thailand to discuss their ideas and opinions on the future of education and education in the post-2015 development agenda. This slogan competition is your chance to share your views about the future of education and to make your voice matter.

 

The Six-word Slogan Competition

Complete this slogan “In the future, education …” with at most six English words and tweet it from your own Twitter account. If you do not have a Twitter account yet, you can register here.

 

Deadline of Submission

3 March 2013 (12 noon Bangkok time)

 

Procedures

1. Follow us on Twitter (@UNESCO_Bangkok).

2. Write your at-most-six-word response and tweet it from your own Twitter account, indicating @UNESCO_Bangkok and hashtags #educationpost2015 and #sixwords. Click here if you do not know what hashtags are. A sample entry is as follows:

@UNESCO_Bangkok Write your response here with six words maximum #educationpost2015 #sixwords

3. Tweet as many times as you would like from your own Twitter account but every tweet has to be different.

4. Consider linking your Twitter account to your Facebook account so that your friends can see your entries! Click here if you do not know how to do this.

 

The Prize

The winner will receive a tablet computer and the slogan will feature in UNESCO media.

 

The Organizer

UNESCO Bangkok (Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education)

 

Announcement of Results

Please click here.

 

Terms and Conditions

Participation Eligibility:
The competition is open to all who reside in the Asia and Pacific region.

Intellectual Property:
All entries must be an original work by the competitor and must respond to the competition theme. Any response submitted not created by the competitor will be automatically disqualified.

Shortlisting and Judging Criteria:
Entries will be judged based on 1) originality and creativity of the response; and 2) relevance to the competition theme. Competitors will agree to the shortlisting and judging terms conducted by UNESCO. All entries tagged @UNESCO_Bangkok for the competition will undergo a shortlisting procedure by UNESCO.

Shortlisted competitors may be asked to provide information to verify their identity. For shortlisted competitors 18 years of age or under, a parent/guardian must consent to his/her participation by signing the registration form on behalf of the competitor. The registration form will be provided for shortlisted competitors.

Legal Issues:
The competitor grants UNESCO the right to use the entry and his/her/their name(s), country name and age(s) for credit purposes in publications, presentations, websites, documents and promotional materials related to the work of UNESCO without any compensation, notification or permission.

All submissions will be the property of UNESCO. All competitors will agree to the terms, including those for shortlisting and winning selections. All decisions made by UNESCO will be final. 

 

 

Follow UNESCO Bangkok's Twitter Page and subscribe to UNESCO Education in Asia-Pacific's Facebook Page to keep abreast of what is happening in the regional thematic consultation on education.

Learn more about Education Beyond 2015 and the Regional Thematic Consultation on Education in the Post-2015 Development Agenda to get some ideas for creating your slogan.