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Heugh, Kathleen; Mohamed, Naashia – UNESCO Bangkok, 2020
The Asia-Pacific region hosts the largest number of refugees and displaced people in the world, and is the place of origin for nearly half of all international migrants. However, data related to the unique language-in-education needs of refugee and migrant children in and from this area is sparse. The report aims to create a stronger knowledge…
Descriptors: Refugees, Immigrants, Language Planning, Language of Instruction
Kosonen, Kimmo, Comp. – UNESCO Bangkok, 2020
Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) are essential management tools for any educational programme or project. This booklet compiles 13 research instruments used in the regional study on the use of language(s) in classrooms in ethnolinguistic communities. The tools can be used by programme personnel such as teachers, programme coordinators,…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Program Evaluation, Language Usage, Classroom Communication
UNESCO Bangkok, 2020
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields are considered catalysts for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Yet, particularly for STEM fields, girls and women, for a multitude of social, cultural and psychological reasons, engage and participate at a lower rate than boys and men. This research…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Womens Education, Females, Barriers
Shaeffer, Sheldon F. – UNESCO Bangkok, 2020
Two major, inter-related issues are analysed in this paper -- mother tongue (MT) and early childhood care and education (ECCE). Evidence tells us that learning first in one's MT leads to better outcomes in the future -- for individuals, cultures, and nations. But MT is used rarely in ECCE programmes and the early grades of primary school so that…
Descriptors: Native Language, Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Language of Instruction
Choy, Eddy Chong Siong, Ed.; Yick, Lilian Kek Siew, Ed.; Kooi, Andy Liew Teik, Ed.; Wang, Libing, Ed.; Teter, Wesley, Ed. – UNESCO Bangkok, 2020
Building on four years of stocktaking and the 2018 Guidelines on Developing Qualifications Frameworks these Guidelines capture an important way forward to accelerate implementation of qualifications frameworks and quality assurance at subject level. The new Guidelines aim to provide a reference document for Member States to operationalize their…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Cultural Background
UNESCO Bangkok, 2020
In their pledge to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, countries across the globe have turned their attention to improving quality education, which includes student learning assessments. For many countries, implementing learning assessments is crucial to monitoring educational outcomes by providing data for education policies and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Sustainable Development, Educational Improvement
UNESCO Bangkok, 2020
The "Trainer's Guide for the Systematic Monitoring of SDG 4-Education 2030 in Asia-Pacific" has been created to further facilitate making effective use of the "Regional Capacity Development Resource Book on Monitoring SDG4-Education 2030 in Asia-Pacific" ("Resource Book") and to support Member States in the effective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Training, Program Evaluation, International Programs
UNESCO Bangkok, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all levels and forms of education, impacting the lives of millions of learners and teachers across the globe. UNESCO in the Asia and Pacific region is adopting different measures to support its Member States in mitigating the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Such measures have focused on ensuring…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Foreign Countries, School Closing
Malone, Susan – UNESCO Bangkok, 2019
The number of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB MLE) programmes has increased in recent years, especially in the Asia-Pacific Region. The case study booklet in this MTB MLE Resource Kit describes programmes in Afghanistan, Nepal and Pakistan that are examples of what language communities can do to help their children prepare to enter…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Native Language, Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning
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
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
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
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