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By taking part in the UNESCO Associated Schools Network and conducting pilot projects, schools and students can contribute significantly to improving the quality of education for themselves and others. Participating students not only learn about important global themes — such as peace, human rights, cultural diversity and sustainable development — but often their actions resonate in their immediate communities too.
UNESCO schools are agents for positive change. They:
There are two membership levels for Canadian schools: Candidate Schools and Member Schools.
Specific standards for each level can be found in Expectations for Membership in the Canadian Network.
If your school is interested in joining our network, please contact the UNESCO Schools Provincial Coordinator in your province. If your province does not have a Provincial Coordinator, please contact the UNESCO Schools Network National Coordinator.
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