This international webinar is organised on Monday 21 February 2022, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (CET) by UNESCO on the occasion of the celebration of the 23rd edition of the International Mother Language Day (21 February).
The overall aim of IMLD 2022 is to “contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 4 by recognizing the role of teachers in promoting multilingual teaching and learning through technology. More specifically, IMLD 2022 aims to:
- consider the potential role of technology, including traditional media such as radio and television, in supporting multilingual teaching and learning;
- discuss action needed to ensure the design and delivery of technology-enabled multilingual teaching and learning.
The webinar will explore the following two main themes:
- Enhancing the role of teachers in the promotion of quality multilingual teaching and learning.
- Reflecting on technologies and its potential to support multilingual teaching and learning.
Target audiences: the webinar will bring together a range of key stakeholders who are drivers of change to foster inclusive learning environments that support multilingual teaching and learning. They include senior officials and managers of Ministries of Education directly responsible for implementing and managing education programmes, as well as non-governmental organizations, bilateral development partners, foundations and others supporting multilingualism. Teachers, educators and those supporting teacher training will also benefit from this event.
On the occasion of the Day, the IMLD agenda, the visuals and the message of the UNESCO Director-General in the six UN official languages will be available online.