Associated Schools Project Network (ASP net)

The UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASP net) established in 1953 to encourage schools worldwide on issues related to UNESCO programmes in all its areas of competence. The program now includes 9000  educational institutions in over 180 countries.

ASP net work in four key areas

  •  International understanding,
  • Peace and human rights,
  • Intercultural dialogue and
  • Education for sustainable development

    Eligible Member institutions are:

  • Pre-schools,
  • Primary schools,
  • Secondary schools
  • Vocational schools
  • Teacher training institutions

    ASP net in Tanzania

ASP net in Tanzania came into existence in 1993, starting with only three (3) schools. To date, there are about 51 schools and 4 teachers’ colleges participating in UNESCO ASP-net and UNESCO Clubs, covering 12 regions in Tanzania Mainland. There are 4 and 2 schools from Zanzibar and Pemba respectively. Associated Schools Project activities in Tanzania are implemented in different ways under guidance of UNESCO National Commission.
ASP net members are voluntary involved in the network’s activities in collaboration with National commission for UNESCO in the country. Members have the chance to participate in different international workshops and contribute articles on UN related themes which cover human rights, development, environmental education and, science and technology.
Schools or Colleges wish to join ASP-net and UNESCO Clubs shall fill application form  and submit direct to  or at the NATCOM offices. To apply click here

For List of ASPNET Schools in Tanzania click here

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    UNESCO Dar es Salaam Job Opportunity - National Associate Project Officer

    Title: National Associate Project Officer

    Domain: Education and Gender Equality

    Grade: NO-B (Only nationals of Tanzania may apply for this post)

    Organizational Unit: UNESCO in Dar es Salaam

    Duty Station: Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

    Type of contract: Project Appointment

    Duration of contract: 1 year with possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance

    Annual salary: Approx. 100,312,000 Tanzanian Shillings (TZS

    Deadline: (midnight, East Africa standard time): 19th April 2019

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