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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
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
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
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
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
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
Yoko, Satoko – UNESCO Bangkok, 2015
This report provides an understanding of how transversal competencies are viewed, implemented, and adapted in education policy and curriculum across the Asia-Pacific region. The publication consolidates the results of ten country studies carried out in 2013-2014 in ten countries and economies of the Asia-Pacific region, including: Australia; China…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Competence, Curriculum Development
UNESCO Bangkok, 2006
The training guide is based on a TOT (Training of Trainer) workshop conducted in September 2005 in Chiangmai, Thailand jointly by Asia Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) and UNESCO's Asia Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID). The publication provides a comprehensive guide to trainers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Educational Innovation, Justice
Haddad, Caroline, Ed. – UNESCO Bangkok, 2006
Equivalency programmes (EPs) refers to alternative education programmes that are equivalent to the formal education system in terms of curriculum and certification, policy support mechanisms, mode of delivery, staff training, and other support activities such as monitoring, evaluation and assessment. The development of EPs is potentially an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Nontraditional Education, Curriculum Development
Meleisea, Ellie, Ed. – UNESCO Bangkok, 2005
The International Workshop on Mobile Learning for Expanding Educational Opportunities was held 16-20 May 2005 in Tokyo, Japan. Jointly organized by the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and UNESCO, speakers came from both the private and public sector. The key objective was to highlight the benefits of m-learning; and to provide specific…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Public Sector, Educational Opportunities