Associated Schools Network of UNESCO

How to become an associated school with UNESCO

Interested schools must follow the steps below:

1. Contact the National Coordinator of the Associated Schools Network, at the Algerian National Commission for UNESCO, using the following email address:

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2. Read the participation documents of the projects of UNESCO’s Associated Schools.

3. Fill out the application form specifying the projects to be executed, the objectives and the implementation steps.

After evaluation by the National Commission, the application will be transmitted to UNESCO for review and approval.

Participation Benefits

Participating schools can receive the following benefits:

-Obtain a membership certificate signed by the General Director of UNESCO.

- Be linked with UNESCO and other United Nations agencies as well as the associated schools worldwide.

- Participate in national projects organized by the National Commission, as well as, regional and international projects organized by UNESCO.

- Exchange information and educational or scientific experiences at national and international levels.

- Receive information periodicals issued by UNESCO or by other international organizations.

-Use of UNESCO associated schools network logo.

- Publication of activities and contributions in national and international newsletters.

Role and Functions of an Associated School

An associated school has to perform the following functions:

  • Appoint a coordinator to represent the school at the National Commission for UNESCO.
  • Execute the projects described in the application form.
  • Involve students, teachers and parents in the projects.
  • Inform the National Commission on the steps to be taken for projects implementations.
  • Write a detailed annual report on the school projects and other implemented activities.

The annual reports of the Associated Schools have to be submitted to its school’s national coordinator at the National Commission for UNESCO.

 Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the International Day of Peace: 21 September 2017

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