On the 9th of April the UNESCO Chair of the SUM took part in the 4th UNESCO Webinar on the implementation of educational activities amid the outbreak of COVID-19

The Webinar was opened by Mr. Borhen Chakroun, Director, Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems, UNESCO. He emphasized that now the main task is to generate all the methods that are used by educational institutions around the world to ensure continuing education.

At the moment, measures have already been taken not only in the learning process itself (now adapted mainly to online platforms), but also in the examination session.

According to the results of the Webinar, UNESCO experts will draw up a letter that includes measures that are recommended to be introduced by educational institutions.

Representatives of the Ministries of Education, heads and representatives of higher and secondary educational institutions, as well as representatives of UNESCO Chairs, also attended the Webinar.

Gusman Mikhail Solomonovich

First Deputy General Director of TASS, Chairman of the Russian Committee for the UNESCO International Programme for the Development of Communication

Du Toit Jaco

Programme Specialist Section for Universal Access and Preservation Communication and Information Sector UNESCO

Borisov Alexey Nikolaevich

Vice President of the World Federation of the UN Associations, Head of the UNESCO Chair of MGIMO

Chukov Roman Sergeevich

Chair of the Board of the “Russian Center for Promotion of International Initiatives”