Month: February 2012

Call for Nominations for ICT Prize

Call for Nominations for UNESCO Prize in Use of ICT in Education     We have received a call for nominations for the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education. The prize was established in 2005 and the two awardees share US$50,000.   New Zealand National Commission for… Read more »

Screening of Voices of Children

Voices of children to screen at NZ Film Archives Press Release VOICES OF CHILDREN– to screen at NZ Film Archive on the anniversary of February 22nd earthquake   Voices of Children is a 20 minute film in which Christchurch children tell earthquake stories. When Christchurch suffered a succession of devastating earthquakes, AC Productions director and… Read more »

International Mother Language Day 21 February

Languages are who we are Nelson Mandela once said that “if you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language,that goes to his heart”. The language of our thoughts and our emotions is our most valuable asset. Multilingualism is our ally… Read more »

World Radio Day

World Radio Day, 13 February 2012 Joint Message of the Director-General of UNESCO and Secretary-General of International Telecommunication Union on the occasion of World Radio Day established by the UNESCO General Conference, 13 February 2012 Writing a century ago, the American poet, Josephine Preston Peabody described the ability of radio to “fly a thought across… Read more »