The Director of the International Bureau of Education of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization “UNESCO”, Dr. Yao Yidu, praised the humanitarian role of the UAE and its appreciated initiatives in this regard, saying , especially Dubai Cares, which is willing to support and enhance cultural and humanitarian communication, and provide educational opportunities, especially in developing countries.
In an interview with the Emirates News Agency, WAM, on the sidelines of his participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, the UN official highlighted the importance of engaging with Dubai Cares, especially during four years of cooperation in the field of education. and early childhood care systems. , in order to improve the quality and policies of decent education in four countries: Laos, Cameroon, Rwanda and Eswatini, and the area of cooperation is through the production of some tools and guidelines and the strengthening of training efforts , so that these countries can develop up-to-date policies on early childhood education.
He explained: “Early childhood in Africa in these developing countries is a big challenge and we know that it is important to provide everything for every child, the period between the first 1000 days of a child’s life is very important, so we are following how those countries will prepare children in the first three years until they are ready to go to school, with a set of skills that will allow them to have a quality education throughout their lives”.
He added: “We are very pleased to have a very active collaboration with Dubai Cares that supports our services to improve the quality of education in the world, for example, Expo 2020 Dubai represents a real opportunity and an inspiring platform for people from all over the world. world. cultures from around the world to meet and promote international dialogue and dialogue between This world event is a place to make friends and provide opportunities for happiness and peace such as what the school offers, so Dubai Expo is truly a great opportunity for everyone from Asia, Africa and Europe, regardless of color or ethnicity.”
Dr. Doo said: “We want this experience to be a mirror of what the school expects, for the Expo to be a multicultural environment where dialogue between different cultures is important regardless of religion or political affiliation, as it represents an important calling. for the people. unite for the destiny of the planet and of life, sharing points of view and developing ideas and solutions that represent the true heart of hope”.
Dr. Yao Yidu called for support and capacity building in developing countries, stressing the need to pay attention to early childhood education, through the development and implementation of detailed programs for curricula and monitoring of education. performance evaluation in those countries, which is important. for UNESCO, with the need to provide and build a strong ecosystem that delivers education in a good way by stakeholders, so that we can work together through such important partnerships around education.
The UN official appreciated the approach of those in charge of Dubai Cares to provide an updated educational system that suits all countries, according to their available systems and national curricula, and urged the entire world to differentiate itself in its experiences and cultures. , in order to group educational results with the same objectives, and join all efforts to achieve it.