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Applications are open for the UNESCO IIEP Training program “Foundations of Education Sector Planning”

Are you passionate about improving education systems worldwide? Do you want to play a key role in shaping the future of education in your country? If so, then our online training program, Foundations of Education Sector Planning, is perfect for you!

About the Program:

Dates: 2 October 2024 – 22 July 2025 (9 months)
Learning Mode: Online
Languages: English and French
Workload: 10–12 hours per week
Fees: USD 2,500*
(*Thanks to support from our partners, the cost of the Foundations program has been reduced this year by 60%.)

Registration Deadline: 28 June 2024
IIEP Credits Earned: 18 IIEP credits

Who Can Apply?

This program is designed for educational planners, managers, policymakers, and professionals from governmental bodies, NGOs, and international agencies involved in educational planning. Applicants should have relevant professional work experience, a three-year post-secondary education in a related field, fluency in English or French, and proficiency in MS Word and Excel.


What Will You Learn?

The program consists of four courses covering education sector policy, analysis, plan preparation, and monitoring. Through interactive online sessions and collaboration with international experts, participants will:

  • Analyze theories and international commitments shaping education policy.
  • Advocate for policies addressing education challenges.
  • Interpret key education indicators.
  • Design education sector analyses.
  • Use simulation/projection tools.
  • Evaluate education plans’ relevance and feasibility.
  • Present relevant information for planning and monitoring.

Selection Procedure:

We prioritize geographical and gender balance, with special consideration for applicants from low-income and middle-income countries.

A Catalyst for Transformation:

For over 60 years, IIEP has trained 24,000+ education professionals globally. Our Global Campus continues to evolve, supporting professionals in achieving national and international educational goals.

Don’t miss this opportunity to make a difference in education! Apply now and join us in transforming education worldwide.