UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa

UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa
Research Center on HE
Year of foundation: 
1999
Member since: 
28/04/2008
UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa
Parent Institution's name (english translation): 
UNESCO
Parent Institution's name (original language): 
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Contact

Institutional postal address: 
ECA Compound Africa Avenue P.O. Box 2305 Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Region: 
Africa
Country: 
Ethiopia
City: 
Addis Ababa
Institutional e-mail: 
Institutional phone: 
251-11 544 5284
Institutional fax: 
251 11 514 936

Mision / Vision

To develop capacity for teacher education in Africa.

Goals

To help meet the objective of Education for All (EFA) programme of UNESCO by preparing qualified teachers and teacher educators for the school system of Africa through programmes of research, instruction and outreach activities using wherever possible new technology.

Main activities

Research and studies, Intensive training courses (on line and on site), seminars, workshops, producing newsletter, running electronic library, maintaining a website and a teacher education network (on line discussion and portal).

Partners

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

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Ajuntament de Barcelona