There are about 60 science educators in Asia-Pacific Region who have received two weeks of training in IBSE over two years organized by the International Science, Technology and Innovation Center for South-South Cooperation under the auspicious of UNESCO (ISTIC) and conducted by La main a la Pate facilitators.
The workshops comprising 40 science educators aim to sensitize trainers on the issue of climate change using IBSE as an approach to teaching climate change education to enhance skills and competency of master trainers in order to assist teachers in implementing the approach.
The workshops will have a mixed approach which includes lectures, analysis of case studies, practical sessions and a field study. Also, the workshops have two parts: the first part will cover topics on climate change education through IBSE. The second part will expose participants to IBSE concepts of training of trainers including essential skills in delivering training on IBSE to be effective IBSE teachers and creating a conductive environment for IBSE teaching and learning.
The training workshop will be held over 4 days in TAMU Hotel & Suites, 120 Jalan Raja Abdullah Kampong Bharu 50300, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 27th to 30th August 2018.
Participants are expected to cover their own travel expenses and make their own travel arrangements to Kuala Lumpur, international participants should plan to arrive on 26th August and depart on 31st August 2018. Local hospitality will be provided by the organizer to the selected international participants, which includes accommodation and meals, during the workshop but excluding travelling.
Applicants are urged to use online application. The link of online application form can be accessed from the website www.istic-unesco.org.
All applications should be submitted to the ISTIC secretariat office before 1st August 2018.
ISTIC will inform the successful applicants to the conference not later than 8th August 2018.