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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
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, 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
Victorino-Soriano, Cecilia – UNESCO Bangkok, 2016
To assist policy-makers and CLC managers in transforming the role of community learning centre (CLC), as a key platform to provide vital knowledge and essential skills to marginalized learners, this booklet lays the foundation of the CLC frameworks and addresses the key areas for transforming CLCs. Taking into account successful examples and…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Community Education, Community Resources
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