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UNESCO University College

Aims for sustainable development


1st UNESCO University College in Austria

The University College of Teacher Education Styria is a UNESCO University College. On the occasion of its 10th anniversary it was accepted to the Associated School Network of UNESCO. Were are pleased that our engagement in the fields of inclusion and diversity, Human Rights and Global Citizenship Education as well as Environment Protection Education in Initial Teacher Education and Continuing Professional Development in Austria is gaining international recognition.

Peace, Secureness and Democracy

The University College of Teacher Education Styria goes along with the UNESCO-aims, to enhance peace and scureness as well as observing human rights by collaborating worldwide. UNESCO-educational institutions are models for a special padagogical attitude. In UNESCO-educational institutions topics such as worl inharitance, sustainable development, democracy and education for peace, human rights and gender equality, biodiversity and climate change, tolerance and interculturality are being thaught. Learning is being seen as anactivity-oriented process and diversity as an essential field of education.



Monika Gigerl

Prof.in Dr.in Monika Gigerl, BEd MA

Institut für Elementar- und Primarpädagogik

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