Applications are now open for Commonwealth Scholarships in the UK for PhD and Masters level study from developing Commonwealth countries. DEADLINE:15th November 2016
Further information at: http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/scholarships-developing-cw/
Vacancy announcement: The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is currently seeking three Programme Coordinators
DEADLINE: (midnight, Paris time): 15 August 2016
This is a unique opportunity to take a lead role in one of the largest
UNESCO educational institutes and to make an impact on lifelong learning, with a focus on adult and continuing education, literacy and non-formal basic education.
ITCILO (part of the UN system and training arm of International Labour Organisation) is calling for applications for the Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development. DEADLINE:20 August 2016.
The Programme provides a solid foundation in a variety of cultural economics topics and the value chain of cultural and natural sites. It explores in detail the economic, social, institutional and legal considerations that govern the diverse categories of UNESCO designated World Heritage Sites. The Programme also puts emphasis on strategic management competencies for the preservation and promotion of these sites as well as on monitoring the efficacy and adequacy of site management plans and associated cultural projects.
To apply please complete the online Application form and for further information please visit: http://www.itcilo.org/…/master-in-world-heritage-and-cultur…
or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
UNESCO Participation Programme has approved the following 4 Jamaican projects:
1.Engaging Youth in UNESCO Related Activities (JFUCCA/UNESCO CLUB: 16,000.00)
2. Revitalisation of Mento (JCDC: 20,000.00)
3. Contemporary Masculinities (UWI, Institute for Gender Studies: 18,000.00)
4. Caribbean SIDS – Roadmap to Biosphere Nomination (JNC-UNESCO: 25,000.00)
ANOTHER INVITE FOR JAMAICA: JAMAICA has been invited to participate in the second meeting of the Technical Cooperation Group (TCG) on the Indicators for SDG4 – Education 2030 be held in Madrid, Spain from 26 to 28 October 2016.
The Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange will lead the new board of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO. The Minister expressed confidence in the new board (see below) and thanked the outgoing members for their contributions during the period in which they served.
· Honourable Olivia Grange – Chairman
· Mr Lenford Salmon – Deputy Chairman
· Mr Floyd Green
· Senator Pearnel Charles, Jnr
· Professor Ronald Young
· Ambassador Marcia Gilbert-Roberts
· Ms Nadeen Spence
· Mrs Laleta Davis-Mattis
· Mrs Roberta Ellis
· Ms Giselle Jones
· Mr Cordell Green
· Professor Lloyd Waller
· Mr Orville Byfield
· Mr William Mahfood
· Mr Cliff Hughes
· Ms Joy Douglas
· Mr Everton Hannam
The City of Kingston designated a Creative Music City (11 December) by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova
Jamaica’s Blue and John Crow Mountains were inscribed to the World Heritage List on 3 July 2015