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James O'Meara



Personal Statement | Recent Projects

Personal Statement

My interest in ICT focuses on the contribution of connections and networks to the internationalization of faculty development

As President of ICET I work with our Board and members to improve the educational experiences and outcomes of learners in all parts of the world. Over the last six years ICET has worked with UNESCO via its participation programme to implement three projects in Sub Saharan Africa centering on EFA goals two and three. Our Secretariat is Based at National Louis University, where I and serve as the Director of Advanced Studies in Teaching and teach as a Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. My current scholarship themes are

  1. internationalization of faculty development
  2. translational research
  3. catalytic communities

Recent Projects

In 2012, while attending the International Conference of NGO’s I was elected by the International NGO Community to serve on the UNESCO NGO Liaison Committee . Over the next two years I hope to work with members of the ICET-UNESCO Education First Community to

  1. Increase number of NGO’s contributing to the Education First priorities of improving the quality of learning and/ or fostering global citizenship through their programs
  2. Increase NGO participation all five UNESCO geographic regions through activities linked to these two Education First priorities
  3. Increase the quality and quantity of teacher education wisdom through continuous information exchange by our community members.
  4. Increase the credibility and the visibility of NGO collective action via ICET World Assemblies and Regional Conferences.

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