UIL launches technology training for literacy educators in Egypt
Digital skills are key for literacy teaching in the twentyfirst century The COVID19 pandemic however demonstrated that many educators have limited capacities to use technologies for instruction and would benefit from locally relevant structured training in this area To promote quality literacy provision by increasing effective use of technologies in literacy instruction and learning the UNESCOled Global Education Coalition GEC and the Global Alliance for Literacy GAL launched the first national workshop to develop contextualized digital competencies training modules for literacy educators in Egypt from 22 to 25 August 2022
New report: Is the solution to water crises hiding right under our feet?
Groundwater accounts for 99 of all liquid freshwater on Earth However this natural resource is often poorly understood and consequently undervalued mismanaged and even abused According to the latest edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report published by UNESCO the vast potential of groundwater and the need to manage it sustainably can no longer be overlooked
Climate change directly impacts the natural recharge of groundwater which is replenished by precipitation directly and via leakage from surface waters
The ecology of many wetlands lakes rivers and other surface water bodies is dependent on the complex interactions between groundwater and surface water
Most settlements located in favourable hydrogeological settings benefit of the groundwater potential for their water supply and significantly increase water supply security during extended drought