KABU UNESCO Chair on Culture and Arts

Kabarak University Champions Arts and Culture in Education for Sustainable Development

Kabarak University is proud to be a champion for integrating arts and culture into education systems, nurturing a more sustainable future. Today, June 13th, 2024, Dr. Diana M. Munyao, Kabarak UNESCO Chair Coordinator, and Dr. Jean C. Zigama, Research Coordinator, actively participated in the Annual UNESCO Chairholders' Consultative Meeting held at the Aghakhan University, Nairobi.

Dr. Diana M. Munyao, Kabarak UNESCO Chair CoordinatorThis prestigious event brought together leading minds committed to advancing UNESCO's global initiatives. Kabarak University's presence highlighted its dedication to the UNESCO Chair on Culture and Arts in Education for Sustainable Development.

The UNESCO Chair in Culture and Arts in Education is a powerful initiative promoting the integration of artistic expression and cultural understanding into educational frameworks across Kenya and the Eastern Africa region. This approach aligns perfectly with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 4, which emphasizes inclusive and equitable quality education alongside lifelong learning opportunities for all.

By fostering creativity, critical thinking, and intercultural dialogue through artistic and cultural exploration, Kabarak University, alongside UNESCO, is empowering learners to become well-rounded individuals equipped to tackle the challenges of a sustainable future.

Kabarak University's participation in the Annual UNESCO Chairholders' Consultative Meeting underscores its unwavering commitment to shaping a future where education integrates cultural richness and artistic expression. This approach cultivates not only academic excellence but also develops responsible global citizens who can contribute meaningfully to a more sustainable world.

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