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Care, Esther; Vista, Alvin; Kim, Helyn – UNESCO Bangkok, 2019
UNESCO's Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education has been working on education quality under the name of 'transversal competencies' (TVC) since 2013. Many of these competencies have been included in national education policy and curricula of countries in the region, but now the importance accorded them is increasingly gaining attention. As…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, 21st Century Skills, Competence
UNESCO Bangkok, 2019
Under the new Sustainable Development Goal agenda, gender equality and education are important concerns. The achievement of gender equality requires girls, boys, women and men to access their right to good quality education and training throughout their lives. Education can empower people to participate actively in their societies, access better…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Equal Education, Sustainable Development, Access to Education
UNESCO Bangkok, 2019
In 2019, global youth powerfully expressed their concerns that not enough was being done to keep the planet's ecosystems in balance. Those voices have been heard, plain and simple. Environmental science is taught in schools using theory and laboratory sessions. This approach leaves a gap between school work and real life. In United Nations…
Descriptors: Ecology, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Relevance (Education)
UNESCO Bangkok, 2019
The development of the Regional Guidelines on Innovative Financing Mechanisms and Partnerships for Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) was a joint initiative of the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education (UNESCO Bangkok) and the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Centre for Early Childhood Care Education…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Financial Support
Calderbank, Daniel, Ed. – UNESCO Bangkok, 2019
The Education 2030 Agenda calls for robust monitoring, reporting, and evaluating indicators from Early Childhood Education (ECE) to adult education. The new agenda demands clear indicators and measurement to generate evidence-based international discourses and advocacy. Ensuring availability of education data and statistics for evidence based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Indicators, Sustainable Development
Pawlak, Piotr – UNESCO Bangkok, 2018
School related violence and bullying is a problem in all countries. UNESCO is committed to ensuring that all children and young people have access to safe, inclusive, health-promoting learning environments as part of its strategy on education for health and well-being. This synthesis report on school related violence and bullying on the basis of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Violence, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
Wan, Chang Da – UNESCO Bangkok, 2018
This policy brief, "Developing Holistic Indicators to Promote the Internationalization of Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific," was developed in response to the growing importance and expansion of the internationalization of higher education in the region. The internationalization of higher education is an important part of SDG4.3 to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Indicators, Access to Education, Educational Quality
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
Salmon, Aliénor, Ed. – UNESCO Bangkok, 2018
In many countries in Asia and the Pacific, high-stakes examinations are the means for controlling access to better schools, higher education and greater life opportunities. Students are being educated in a world that is highly competitive, stressful and test-focused and the pressure to obtain high scores in tests and exams can come at the expense…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness, Testing
UNESCO Bangkok, 2017
In an effort to assist the countries in Southeast Asia to develop more robust policies and programmes for out-of-school children (OOSC) in their respective countries, this report was commissioned to map out the current legislations, policies, characteristics, and interventions on OOSC in nine countries across the region, which include Cambodia,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Out of School Youth, Access to Education
Bateman, Andrea; Coles, Mike – UNESCO Bangkok, 2017
One of the recommendations of the Third International Congress on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) held in Shanghai in 2012 was to explore the possibility of developing international guidelines on quality assurance for the recognition of qualifications based on learning outcomes. Following this recommendation, UNESCO Bangkok…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Vocational Education, Participation, Employees
Victorino-Soriano, Cecilia – UNESCO Bangkok, 2016
To assist policy-makers and CLC managers in transforming the role of community learning centre (CLC), as a key platform to provide vital knowledge and essential skills to marginalized learners, this booklet lays the foundation of the CLC frameworks and addresses the key areas for transforming CLCs. Taking into account successful examples and…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Community Education, Community Resources
Pillai, Janet; Achilles, Vanessa – UNESCO Bangkok, 2015
The guide provides teacher educators and teachers with an understanding of the concept of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) and explains why ICH should be integrated into the curriculum in tandem with the principles and perspectives of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). This guide explains how the strategic incorporation of ICH elements…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods
UNESCO Bangkok, 2015
Despite government commitments to Education for All (EFA) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to improve access to education, more than 18 million primary-aged children remain out of school in the Asia-Pacific (UNESCO, 2014). Given the impact of education on individuals, societies, and economies, there is great urgency for governments to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Elementary Education, Intervention, Foreign Countries
Salmon, Aliénor – UNESCO Bangkok, 2015
What factors might be causing the low participation of women Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields? What can be done to attract more girls and women into STEM in Asia and beyond? The report, "A Complex Formula. Girls and Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in Asia", answers three fundamental…
Descriptors: Females, STEM Education, Student Attitudes, Career Choice
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