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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
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
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
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
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
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
Salmon, Aliénor – UNESCO Bangkok, 2016
The schooling experience is perhaps the most influential of endeavours in terms of shaping the course of student lives. Schools that can promote happiness, referred to in this report as 'happy schools', are key to ensuring better well-being, health, and achievement as well as success in future life and work. Education systems must value the unique…
Descriptors: Well Being, Educational Environment, Multiple Intelligences, Student Diversity
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
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, 2015
The proliferation and emergence of information and communications technology (ICT) has fundamentally changed the way in which society operates. The increasingly ubiquitous nature of ICT has also inevitably caused it to become indispensable as part of daily life and a basic building block of modern society. When used effectively and appropriately,…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Computer Security, Internet
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
Kosonen, Kimmo; Young, Catherine; Malone, Susan – UNESCO Bangkok, 2006
This compilation of resource papers and findings is from a regional workshop on mother-tongue/bilingual literacy programmes for ethnic and linguistic minorities in multilingual settings. It was organized by Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL), United Nations Educational and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Bangkok, 6-10 December…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Language of Instruction, Pilot Projects, Linguistics
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