In November 2004, UNESCO and Microsoft started their cooperation through an agreement to accelerate social and economic development around the world.
Areas of Cooperation
The following areas are fields in which the UNESCO/ Microsoft cooperation benefits society and communities everywhere, especially in developing countries:
The Next Generation of Teachers Project
As the first operational initiatives undertaken by the cooperation the Next Generation of Teachers (NET) is a project administered by UNESCO’s Bangkok office. Launched in June 2005 the project prepares the next generation of Asian Pacific teachers to judiciously use technologies for teaching and learning.