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Budapest, July 10 (MTI) – Over 200 education experts will gather in Budapest on Monday where the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction (WCCI) will hold its 17th biennial World Conference on Education.

Jul 10, 2016 – Jul 15, 2016

Danubius Hotel Flamenco, Conference Hotel, Budapest, Hungary
Address: 1113 Budapest, Tas vezér utca 3-7, Hungary

The Hungarian organisers of the five-day conference are the National Public Services University (NKE – Nemzeti Közszolgálati Egyetem) and the University of Pécs.

The aim of the conference is to advance dialogue in the education sector, NKE said in a statement.

The theme for this year’s event is “Educating for Democratic Governance and Global Citizenship”, according to the WCCI’s website.

Hungary last hosted the conference in 2010 when it was held in Pécs.

The WCCI is a nonprofit global organization founded in 1970 with the aim of advancing global cooperation among educators to ensure that education contributes to peace, equality and universal respect for and observance of human rights.


The sub-topics of the conference theme and areas of discussions listed are suggestive, not conclusive. Additional ideas may be added as long as they relate to the theme of the conference.

Pedagogy. Instructions, programs, projects and/or curricula as they relate to your specialized area and the conference theme.

Theory. Theories of historical perspectives as they relate to your specialized areas and the conference theme.

Research. Completed research papers in your specialized area and as it related to the conference theme. The research paper should include objectives, methodology, analysis of the findings and recommendations.

Special Reports on grants and special publications (modules, etc.) successful and effective instructional techniques and community outreach activities that are related to your special interests and to the conference theme.

All of the above should give special attention to non-violence and conflict free societies which are the focus of the mission of WCCI as it connects world conferences to the UN theme of the Culture of Peace and other initiatives.


Global Education and Economic Development
Human Rights
Global Health Treat
Gender Equality
Peace Building
Inclusive Equitable Quality Education
Intercultural Understanding and cultural diversity

Democratic Governance

Global Development
Social Justice
Social Development
Women Empowerment of Women and Girls

Global Citizenship

Environmental Challenges
Eradication of Extreme Poverty and Hunger
Global Development and Sustainability
Civic Engagement
Climate and Disaster Resilience
Protection of Planet Earth

Read more informations HERE.

Source: MTI/WCCI

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