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UNESCO Bangkok, 2022
People with disabilities deserve equal access to high-quality education, including comprehensive sexuality education (CSE). However, misconception and stigma about disability and poor access to sexual and reproductive health services hinder young people from obtaining high-quality CSE, including in formal education. To further explore these…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Sex Education, Misconceptions, Attitudes toward Disabilities
UNESCO Bangkok, 2021
This booklet compiles 10 good practices of the Happy Schools activities from different countries in Asia-Pacific. As part of the Happy Schools Campaigns organised in 2019 and 2020 to celebrate the International Day of Happiness under the theme: "Share Happiness, Share Your Happy School Activities" for 2019 and "Happiness for all,…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Educational Environment, Well Being, School Culture
UNESCO Bangkok, 2021
This guidebook aspires to build a community where learning for sustainable development takes place everywhere for everyone as an ongoing practice. It introduces you to "Reflect-Share-Act," a process to discover and define sustainable development in your own contexts together with others in your community. The guide compiles resources…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries, Community Programs, Community Involvement
Cho, InJung; Chaiyaporn, Phenwilai; Manns, Mark – UNESCO Bangkok, 2021
This report highlights findings from the "Happy Schools Project: Capacity Building for Learner Well-being in the Asia-Pacific (Phase II)" pilots in Japan, Lao PDR and Thailand from 2018-2020. The aim of the pilots was to promote happiness in schools through enhanced learner well-being, social emotional learning and holistic development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Psychological Patterns, Well Being
UNESCO Bangkok, 2021
The Asia-Pacific Region is home to half of the world's 7,117 living languages. Impressive regional progress on Sustainable Development Goal #4's vision to "ensure inclusive and equitable quality education" has been severely jeopardized by the COVID-19 pandemic. The more marginalized the child, the greater the threat. This Guidance Note…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Inclusion, Equal Education
UNESCO Bangkok, 2021
As COVID-19 upends lives and livelihoods worldwide, the rapid growth of online learning is challenging the relevance of traditional higher education systems. Although efforts to promote and enhance the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in higher education in the Asia-Pacific have rapidly increased, progress is far from…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Online Courses
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
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
Magno, Carlo – UNESCO Bangkok, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education across the globe leading countries to adapt how they administer and manage high-stakes examinations and large-scale learning assessments. This thematic review describes the measures that countries have taken, in terms of policies and practices, when learning assessments are disrupted by emergencies and…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, COVID-19, Pandemics, Cross Cultural Studies
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