/R E P E A T -- July 23: Resolutions on quality learning, early childhood education, inclusive education and use of ICT in education/

OTTAWA, July 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Delegates attending the 7th World Congress of Education International (EI) in Ottawa will be debating tomorrow morning resolutions and policy papers on key areas of importance for education workers around the world. The resolutions, under the topic of "Right to Educational Quality, Equity and Learning," will examine:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Provision of support to children with learning difficulties
  • Rights of disabled children and teachers and support for learning difficulties
  • Equitable and inclusive education
  • Quality environments for Teaching and Learning
  • Definition of Learning
  • Vocational education – qualifying young people
  • Language diversity
  • Leadership in educational institutions
  • Teachers as leaders
  • Right to education for displaced people, refugee and stateless children
  • Use of information and communications technology

Members of the media are invited to cover these events.

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Key events for July 23, World Congress:

9 a.m. - 12: 30 p.m.

Resolutions on above mentioned topics (Canada Hall rooms 1, 2 and 3)

2 - 5:30 p.m.

Parallel sessions on quality leadership, quality terms of employments, global response to commercialization and privatisation of education, safety and security in educational settings, education support personnel and more (re rooms 209, 210, 211, 212 and 214)

 6 - 7 p.m.

Book launch of Flip the System (Trillium ballroom)

EI event schedule 





Details of the World Congress:
When: July 21-26, 2015
Where: Shaw Centre, Ottawa
Theme: Unite for Quality Education
EI Congress Web site: www.ei-ie.org/congress7/
EI Web site: www.ei-ie.org


SOURCE Canadian Teachers' Federation

For further information: EI Headquarters, Brussels: Timo Linsenmaier, 613-806-1873; Andrew King , 613-806-1875; EI Canadian Affiliate organizations: Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) Ottawa: Francine Filion, 613-688-4314; Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ) Montreal : Christine Marceau, 514-235-5082; Fédération nationale des enseignantes et des enseignants du Québec, Confédération des syndicats nationaux, (FNEEQ-CSN) Montreal : France Désaulniers, 514-219-2947; Fédération québécoise des professeures et professeurs d'université (FQPPU) Montreal : Hans-Olivier Poirier Grenier, 514-755-5858; Fédération du personnel professionnel des universités et de la recherche (FPPU) Montreal; Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), Ottawa: Angela Regnier (CAUT), 613 726-5186


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