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Cyprus Pedagogical Institute
Παιδαγωγικό Ινστιτούτο Κύπρου (PI)

UNEVOC Centre (Uni/Research) since 1994

The Pedagogical Institute was founded in 1972 by a decision of the Council of Ministers and started operating in 1973 aiming at becoming “… a centre where the profession itself undertakes a critique of its activities, and where cooperative work is done by educators at all levels of seniority in the system, whether they are engaged in class teaching, in teacher training, in supervisory roles or in educational administration.” (Weddell, UNESCO report 1971, p. 14, §3.9)


Mission

The vision of the Cyprus Pedagogical Institute is the continuous professional learning of the teachers at all levels as well as the substantial contribution to the planning and implementation of educational policy, taking into consideration the literature and research and the priorities set by the Ministry of Education and Culture, in order to improve the quality of the educational system.


Objectives

The main objective is the design and implementation of continuous professional learning of teachers at all levels, the setting of framework for the teacher competences and the promotion of horizontal issues of educational priority, improving the content and effectiveness of the education provided in accordance with the wider international, European and local context.


Regular tasks

The continuous training of teachers at all levels so as to assist them in their efforts for professional and personal development.


Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
  Secondary focus
  
Developing and building capacities
 
  Secondary focus
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Researchers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Policy makers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Private sector    Not our target group
  


Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
   
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
 
   Interested to learn
   
Migration
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
OER and Online Learning
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
   Interested to learn
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Policy oriented projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Knowledge development
 
  Moderately interested
  
Workshops and conferences
 
 
Highly interested
  


Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
  
Within my cluster
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Africa    Not interested
  
With the Arab States
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean    Not interested
  




Contact

Παιδαγωγικό Ινστιτούτο Κύπρου (PI)
40 Macedonia Avenue P.O.Box 12720
2252 Nicosia
Cyprus

http://www.pi.ac.cy

local time now: ~22:25 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Dr. Athena Michaelidou
Director



UNEVOC Coordinator
Christina Papasolomontos
Head of the Department of Educational Documentation, Coordinator of the European Programmes

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page date 2020-01-24



 

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