Let's make this community
a place for all!
With great enthusiasm we would like to inform you that our ITEN spanish community of practice has exceeded the 18,000 members.
Back to School!
August is back to school month, and sometimes motivating the pupils to study after vacations is a big challenge. How do you take advantage of their refreshed energy? Do you have any special strategies to motivate them? Share them here!
1st ITEN Horizontal Cooperation Mission Call for Proposals – 2014
Call for proposals for the First ITEN Horizontal Cooperation Mission on Education, which aims to support institutional strengthening of the Ministries of Education of OAS member states by promoting knowledge sharing on policies, experiences and best practices in the field of the teaching profession and teacher professional development.
Virtual Educa 2014
At the 2nd edition of Virtual Educa Caribbean in Trinidad and Tobago, ITEN held 3 workshops on the topic of Communities of Practice to Enhance 21st Century Skills. The team also held a panel on Teacher Professional Development for 21st Century Schools. This June, ITEN will be participating in the Virtual Educa 2014 - Peru edition.
What is the importance of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) in education?
May 17 is the World Information Society Day. To celebrate this day, we want to invite you to share in the ITEN Virtual Community stories and/or photos about your use of the Internet and ICT for education inside the classroom.
Come and celebrate with us the World Book Day!
The World Book Day is celebrated every April 23rd. Organized by UNESCO, this celebration encourages young people to discover the pleasure of reading and remind us the importance of literature in social and cultural progress.
Women's day 2014: Equality for Women is Progress for All
Let's also celebrate this day! Share your stories and publications about educating girls and women in the special forum we have created at ITEN virtual community!
Find out all about ITEN's activities for 2014!
ITEN begins 2014 at full speed. We have planned a lot of exciting activities to be carried out during this year. Among them there are webinars, online courses, academic investigations and much more. We will be announcing them in our newsletter.
Happy Holiday Season!
The ITEN team would like to express its appreciation for all your support and participation in our activities during this year. We have had great achievements in 2013, and all this success would not have been possible without your participation.
We wish you a great holiday season! The ITEN Team
ITEN launches Co-TEP, a knowledge bank for the teaching profession
November 17, ITEN will launch the Inter-American Collaboratory on the Teaching Profession (Co-TEP), a collaborative online bank of educational resources created to allow governments, academia, and the civil society to share policies, good practices,and experiences related to the teaching profession in the Americas.
October 5th: World Teachers' Day 2013
In celebration of the World Teacher’s Day 2013, ITEN would like to express its appreciation for your invaluable contributions to our network through the exchange of pictures and videos about your school’s activities and your thoughtful comments about the teaching profession.
World Teachers' Day 2013 : ITEN Contribution
October 5th is World Teachers’ Day 2013. The chosen topic for this year is "A Call for Teachers" and will highlight UNESCO's work with quality teachers to promote global citizenship and cultural diversity.
"Identifying Language Levels at a Glance: Classroom Assessment and Instruction Across Grade Levels" and "Building Capacity in Education Around the Globe: Conflict Resolution Strategies and Resources for Schools".
ITEN at the XIV International Virtual Educa Meeting, Colombia 2013
irtual Educa Colombia 2013 took place in Medellin, which is also known as ‘the most innovative city in the world’ as awarded by Citigroup, Wall Street Journal and Urban Land Institute.
First Study Visit for Knowledge Exchange on the Teaching Profession
ITEN sponsored the First Study Visit for Knowledge Exchange on the Teaching Profession, as part of its technical cooperation initiatives designed for Member States to exchange experiences and best practices on teacher policies.
Including ICT in Initial Teacher Preparation
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) integration in the preparation of future teachers is a topic that needs to be further explored in the region.
Read a report on the incorporation of ICT in the initial teacher preparation standards of two countries: Argentina and Guyana.
ITEN a vibrant community
ITEN has become a vibrant community for more than 14,000 members in the Americas, in English and Spanish.
Are you familiar with the effects of intrafamiliar abuse and how it impacts the development of individual talent and learning ability? We invite you to see an interview with Carlos Frankie Mesías Rodríguez.
Learn how to participate in the ITEN community
With the objective of having all ITEN members thoroughly understand the community rules of participation, the ITEN team has created a new tab titled: “Guidelines” this tab can be found underneath the main menu of the ITEN Community.
Welcome to ITEN 2013!
Thanks very much to all the teachers and educational leaders of the Americas who are part of this community. The ITEN has been growing significantly in the past months, reaching over 10,000 educational leaders from the Americas in the English and Spanish communities combined.
New English Version of the ITEN Platform: Connecting Teachers in the Americas
We are pleased to announce the launch of the new English version of the ITEN platform and to invite you to explore and participate in the community by connecting with colleagues in the Americas please click on the following link: http://itenamericas.net/
Now it's easier to connect with teachers in the Americas
Today, like every year, on October 5th since 1994, we celebrate “World Teachers' Day”. In this way the aniversary of the adherence to the UNESCO / ILO Recommendation related to the status of teachers, adopted in 1966, is commemorated.
Now it's easier to connect with teachers in the Americas
If you were a member of the first ITEN community in Spanish and would like to participate in the new virtual community, you must register again to obtain a new account, create a new user name and password.
The OAS is Currently Testing a New Platform for the ITEN Spanish Version
The OAS is currently testing a new platform for the ITEN Spanish version, with the intention of creating a new platform for the English speaking community of teachers. The objective is to promote greater interaction among ITEN members.
Registration OPEN for Online Course: "Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers with Web 2.0 Tools and 21st Century Skills".
The OAS Office of Scholarships, Training, and Capaciy Strengthening and iEARN located in USA; are offering scholarships for the course: “Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers with Web 2.0 Tools and 21st Century Skills”.
A Teacher-Librarian's (TL) experience in iEARN’s online course: Internationalizing Social Studies for the 21st Century on how to integrate global exchange projects into the classroom.
"I am Afanaisa Gallant, a Teacher-Librarian (TL) in the O.S. Nieuw-Amsterdam elementary school in Suriname..."
New ITEN page on Facebook
Follow us on our social networks Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Stay up-to-date with the most recent news on teacher education on the ITEN new Facebook page, and share it with your colleagues of the Americas.
How many members and followers will we reach in 2012?
Learn about the best strategies for effective design of ICT-mediated learning environments!
April, 27th, 2012 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Please register here. The webinar will address different aspects that teachers need to consider when designing learning environments mediated by ICTs.
Seventh Inter-American Meeting of Ministers of Education: Analyzing policies and strategies to strengthen the role of professional educators.
The "Declaration of Paramaribo" (available here) stressed the importance of teachers in all levels of the educational process.
Seventh Inter-American Meeting of Ministers of Education
On March 1st and 2nd 2012, the city of Paramaribo, Suriname will host the Seventh Inter-American Meeting of Ministers of Education.
Central theme:"Transforming the Role of the Teacher to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century".
Results of Survey on lnterculturality in the Education Agenda
Many thanks to all of those who participated in the survey on lnterculturality in the Education Agenda, carried out by the Inter-American Teacher Education Network team (ITEN).
-Title: "Education for Democratic Citizenship in the Caribbean: The Virtual Library", "Interculturality in the Education Agenda", and "The Proposed Regional and National Teaching Councils for the Caribbean Community Member States"
-Where: Adobe Connect Virtual Platform.