UNESCO Chair in Innovative and Information Technologies in Higher Professional Education

UNESCO Chair in Innovative and Information Technologies in Higher Professional Education
UNESCO Chair in HE
Year of foundation: 
2010
Member since: 
29/05/2015
UNESCO Chair in Innovative and Information Technologies in Higher Professional Education
Parent Institution's name (english translation): 
The All-Russia State Tax Academy
Parent Institution's name (original language): 
Всероссийская государственная налоговая академия

Contact

Institutional postal address: 
109456, 4 th Veshnyakovskaya travel, house 4
Region: 
Europe
Country: 
Russia
City: 
Moscow
Institutional e-mail: 
Institutional phone: 
+7 (495) 371-64-01

Goals

  • enhance the efficiency and quality of pre-and in-service teacher training,  teaching and learning processes, and the conduct of research on the use of new methods and technologies in higher professional education, with due regard to the best practices in this field;
  • use of distance education and of e-learning, in addition to traditional education, so as to reach academic staff and students from remote regions of the Russian Federation, including the North Caucasus;
  • engage, in partnership with other UNESCO Chairs, in knowledge sharing and networking activities targeted at the continuous professional development of academic staff;
  • analyze the possibility of using  quality open educational resources (OER) for academic staff development, as recommended by the 2009 World Conference on Higher Education;
  • create a laboratory equipped with the latest e-learning technologies for the development of multimedia, interactive textbooks and resources.

Partners

  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Ajuntament de Barcelona