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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
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
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
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