20 June 2018
From 31 May to 1 June, UNESCO participated in the International Scientific and Practical Conference in Astana on "Continuous Education for Sustainable Development: New Challenges", organized by the National Academy of Education, organized by the National Academy of Education.
Leading national and international specialists such as Kai-ming Cheng, Emeritus Professor from University of Hong Kong spoke about key issues related to continuous education for sustainable development during the plenary session of the conference. The experts continued discussions during four roundtables focused on the following key areas:
1) Continuing education and challenges of the global world,
2) Safe educational environment as a factor for sustainable development,
3) Multilingual education: problems and perspectives,
4) Human. Environment. Information society.
As a result, more than 100 reports were presented during the round tables.
Representatives of the the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, public professional associations pedagogical staff from all levels of education, as well as foreign scholars and international experts in the field of education (from Russia, Tatarstan, Belarus, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Hong Kong, France, etc.) participated at the conference.