ERIC Number: ED474137
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Education For All: A Committment and an Opportunity. National EFA Coordinators Meeting under the Sub-Regional EFA Forum for East and Southeast Asia Final Report (2nd, Bangkok, Thailand, December 10-12, 2001).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.
The working group of Sub-Regional Forum (SRF) and the Thematic Working Group (TWG) on Education for All (EFA) organized the second meeting of the SRF for East and Southeast Asia and the National EFA Coordinators in Bangkok, Thailand December 10-12, 2001. The meeting offered an opportunity for EFA coordinators to reflect on the outcomes of the EFA working group meeting in Paris (France) in September 2001. The second national EFA coordinators meeting resulted in three objectives: (1) to share information about the process and progress in the preparation of credible National EFA Action Plans; (2) to discuss and reach consensus on what kinds of sub-regional mechanisms might be used to review National EFA Action Plans and to suggest ways to improve them; and (3) to identify needs, concerns, and priorities of countries, and ways in which the SRF can respond appropriately. Following an introduction and proceedings, this report contains eight sections: (1) "Global Developments in Efforts to Meet EFA Goals"; (2) "Survey Results on the Preparation of National EFA Action Plan"; (3) "Country Experiences in Planning for EFA"; (4) "EFA Plan Preparations"; (5) "Draft Outline on Criteria and Mechanisms for Reviewing and Improving National EFA Action Plan"; (6) "Flagship Programmes"; (7) "Remaining Tasks, Requirements and Possible Assistance for Preparation of EFA Action Plans"; and (8) "Conclusions, Follow-up and Evaluation." Annexes are: (1) "Schedule of Work"; (2) "List of Participants"; (3) "Presentations"; and (4) "Generic Criteria for Assessing the Credibility of National EFA Action Plans." (BT)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Cooperative Planning, Developing Nations, Educational Objectives, Equal Education, Females, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific.