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INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL on EDUCATION for TEACHING

APRIL/MAY 2013

Improving educational experiences and outcomes in all parts of the world THE SECRETARIAT THE NOMINATION COMMITTEE
Key Updates and Activities October  ICET has been accepted as a founding member of the Education Futures Collaboration an independent organization for educators and their partners working collaboratively to improve the quality of education. ICET has established a Global Education First Catalytic Community . This is a global online community for those wishing to work with the International Council on Education for Teaching and contribute to the success of UNESCO’s Global Education First Initiative . Membership is free and I invite everyone to join and contribute to the vitality of this space. ICET is taking the lead role in organizing the First UNESCO NGO Liaison Forum. The Working Title is Quality Education through Global Citizenship. This title reflects two of the three key priorities of the Global Education First Initiative (GEFI). The forum will take place at UNESCO Headquarter Paris on Monday September 23. Places at this forum are limited; however the key note address will be streamed by UNESCO for those wishing to learn more about GEFI. ICET will be presenting at the round table colloquium on internationalizing teacher education th which of the NAFSA 56 national conference in St. Louis, Missouri, May 26-31. Ethan our Webmaster made some major updates to the webpage. Recent additional include o o A map of where ICET a has been and where it is going The ICET Members Library containing all of the articles and Key Note Presentations of the ICET Year Books from 2005- 2012 .  Call for Nominations  ICET Board Members  The Darrell Bloom award for sustained service to the promotion of educator preparation Additional details available at the ICET Website Call for Secretariat Volunteers The Secretariat carries out the diverse day-to-day work of ICET. We are currently seeking expression of interest for the following voluntary positions  VP Membership and Development  Treasurer  Secretary  VP Marketing & Social Media  VP Volunteer Management Contact president@icet4u.org for more details

THE WORLD ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE
Thailand World Assembly  Please ensure you have both registered and paid your conference registration as on-site payment will be not available Prof. Marilyn Leask, will make a short presentation on the Education Futures Collaboration and MESH Guides Jedd Bartlett from CORE Education NZ will be recording a limited number of interviews on how delegates are pushing the boundaries of educational possibilities for their ED talks series. Opportunities for proposing interviews will be shared via the conference website If you have additional questions about the conference and/or travelling to Thailand please contact: Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU) International Affairs E-mail: icet2013@stou.ac.th

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