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Wang, Libing, Ed.; Teter, Wesley, Ed. – UNESCO Bangkok, 2018
Collaboration with stakeholders throughout Asia and the Pacific is increasingly important to develop quality and relevant lifelong learning systems. Technical planning tools like qualifications frameworks aim to promote transparency around expected learning outcomes, yet education and training providers in many countries struggle to deliver on…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Foreign Countries, Evaluation Methods, Qualifications
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Majid, Shaista; Razzak, Adeela – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2015
This study was conducted to designing a model of vocational training programs for disables. For this purpose desk review was carried out and the vocational training models/programs of Israel, U.K., Vietnam, Japan and Thailand were analyzed to form a conceptual framework of the model. Keeping in view the local conditions/requirements a model of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Models, Vocational Education
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Piotrowski, Martin; Ghimire, Dirgha; Rindfuss, Ronald – Rural Sociology, 2013
Using data from two postfrontier rural settings, Nang Rong, Thailand (N = 2,538), and Chitwan Valley, Nepal (N = 876), this article examines agricultural push factors determining the out-migration of young people age 15 to 19. We focus on different dimensions of migration, including distance and duration. Our study examines a wide array of…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Animal Husbandry, Foreign Countries, Migration Patterns
Wilson, David McKay – Teaching Tolerance, 2011
The shadowy, criminal nature of human trafficking makes evaluating its nature and scope difficult. The U.S. State Department and anti-trafficking groups estimate that worldwide some 27 million people are caught in a form of forced servitude today. Public awareness of modern-day slavery is gaining momentum thanks to new abolitionist efforts. Among…
Descriptors: Slavery, Business, Migration, Crime
O'Malley, Brendan – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2007
This report details how political and military violence targeting educational systems is depriving a growing number of children of the right to education. This study focuses on targeted violent attacks, carried out for political, military, ideological, sectarian, ethnic or religious reasons, against students, teachers, academics, education trade…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Violence, Victims of Crime
Online Submission, 2006
APPEAL (Asia Pacific Programme of Education for All) Resource and Training Consortium (ARTC) was initiated in May 1997 at the Technical Working Group Meeting organized by APPEAL in cooperation with the Indian Institute of Education (IIE) to provide technical support and assistance to the work of APPEAL among the Member States. This booklet is a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutions, Indians, Educational Technology
Kosonen, Kimmo; Young, Catherine; Malone, Susan – UNESCO Bangkok, 2006
This compilation of resource papers and findings is from a regional workshop on mother-tongue/bilingual literacy programmes for ethnic and linguistic minorities in multilingual settings. It was organized by Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL), United Nations Educational and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Bangkok, 6-10 December…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Language of Instruction, Pilot Projects, Linguistics
Online Submission, 2005
There are at least 6,000--7,000 languages spoken in the world today, with over half of them endangered. And 61 percent of the endangered languages are within the Asia and Pacific Region. The publication is a report derived from the Regional (Asia and Pacific Region) Workshop on Mother Tongue/Bilingual Literacy Programs for Ethnic Minorities, held…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Written Language, Workshops, Pilot Projects
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Wong, Wai-Man – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2005
With the blooming of information in digital format, dissemination of information is becoming a big challenge for developing countries. It is not only due to the limited provision of personal computers--in addition, the technological infrastructure and the ability to access information are also becoming major concerns in developing countries. This…
Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Access to Information, Developing Nations, Access to Computers
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 2001
This document is intended to assist individuals directly involved in delivery and implementation of grassroots continuing education programs in the Asia-Pacific region. The first half of the handbook consists of chapters on the following topics: (1) the handbook's structure, contents, audience, and use; (2) the nature and scope of continuing…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, Adult Learning, Case Studies
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 2000
The national policies and implementation mechanisms for girls' primary and women's basic education in the following Asian countries were examined: Lao People's Democratic Republic; Nepal, Thailand; Indonesia; and India. The analysis focused on the following issues: (1) goals and progress; (2) national policies; (3) strategies (strengthening…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Attitude Change, Case Studies
Saeed, Seema, Ed.; Goldstein, Wendy, Ed.; Shrestha, Ram, Ed. – 1998
This book presents the activities of the Asian Ministries for the Environment and government ministries relations with non-government organizations concerning planning environmental communication and education. This publication provides information on policies and strategies from a workshop organized by IUCN, UNEP, and UNESCO in Bangkok in July,…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Economic Development, Educational Strategies, Environmental Education
Wazir, Rekha; van Oudenhoven, Nico; Ageros, Bengt, Ed. – 1997
This report explores the partnerships between local development organizations and Redd Barna (RB), a Norwegian development organization engaged in child-centered development work in Cambodia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. Chapter 1 of the report introduces the concept of partnership as viewed from donor and recipient perspectives, describes the…
Descriptors: Children, Community Development, Cultural Influences, Developed Nations
National Inst. for Educational Research, Tokyo (Japan). – 1982
This document is the result of two regional workshops (attended by representatives of 16 Asian countries) on the preparation of vocational and technical education teachers in Asia. Chapter 1 lists the objectives for the workshops, countries representated at each, and the officers for each. Chapter 2 gives an overall review of the present status of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Education Work Relationship
United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY. – 1988
Highlights of a workshop (held in Bangkok, December 1986) on research perspectives and prospects concerning the learning environment of early childhood are discussed. Researchers and early childhood educators from seven Asian and Pacific nations and resource persons from four continents attended. Participants were asked to explore the home and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Community Characteristics, Developmental Continuity, Educational Environment
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