The International Bureau of Education is a leading UNESCO institute which was formed as a leader of the Global Centre of excellence in Curriculum and related matters. It was created as private organization in 1925 and in 1929, became the first intergovernmental organization that works in the field of Education.
As Global Centre of excellence in Curriculum, it recognised and shares the expertise and special knowledge to the Member States for understanding It also provide practical technical support addressing critical areas that impact provision and delivery of equitable quality education for all within the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Mission Strategy of International Bureau of Education
The prime motive is to bring support and innovative solutions to the challenges ministries of education and governments face in the complex task of improving quality and relevance of their curriculum, teaching, learning, and assessment processes and outcomes.
It provides an unparalleled range of international services and products which are given below:
1. Strategic advice to fight against illiteracy, poverty and promote education to vulnerable sections
2. Technical assistance tailored to specific country needs;
3. short- and long-term capacity development
4. Cutting-edge research and knowledge
Functions of International Bureau of Education
Global dialogue and intellectual leadership: It act as an articulator for developing the value of curriculum, so that learning realm of people should be broaden and to create life-long opportunities for all through democratic learning as mandated by Sustainable Development Goal (SDG).
Capacity development: It facilitates knowledge-sharing and skills transfer through strengthened cooperation between countries to countries. So that the field of long-term opportunities will be broaden through discussion and sharing the novel ideas and practices with regard to quality curriculum innovation and reform processes.
Knowledge creation and management: It works as a neutral knowledge arbitrator while collaboration of research partners to secure access to relevant research as well as in translating this high-value research to make it substantively applicable both for improving policy and practice and for strengthening the quality of curriculum design, development, and implementation.
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