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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
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
Care, Esther; Vista, Alvin; Kim, Helyn – UNESCO Bangkok, 2019
UNESCO's Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education has been working on education quality under the name of 'transversal competencies' (TVC) since 2013. Many of these competencies have been included in national education policy and curricula of countries in the region, but now the importance accorded them is increasingly gaining attention. As…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, 21st Century Skills, Competence
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
Malone, Susan – UNESCO Bangkok, 2019
The number of Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB MLE) programmes has increased in recent years, especially in the Asia-Pacific Region. The case study booklet in this MTB MLE Resource Kit describes programmes in Afghanistan, Nepal and Pakistan that are examples of what language communities can do to help their children prepare to enter…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Native Language, Language of Instruction, Second Language Learning
Pawlak, Piotr – UNESCO Bangkok, 2018
School related violence and bullying is a problem in all countries. UNESCO is committed to ensuring that all children and young people have access to safe, inclusive, health-promoting learning environments as part of its strategy on education for health and well-being. This synthesis report on school related violence and bullying on the basis of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Violence, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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
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
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
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
Pillai, Janet; Achilles, Vanessa – UNESCO Bangkok, 2015
The guide provides teacher educators and teachers with an understanding of the concept of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) and explains why ICH should be integrated into the curriculum in tandem with the principles and perspectives of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). This guide explains how the strategic incorporation of ICH elements…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Sustainable Development, Environmental Education, Teaching Methods
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
Salmon, Aliénor – UNESCO Bangkok, 2015
What factors might be causing the low participation of women Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields? What can be done to attract more girls and women into STEM in Asia and beyond? The report, "A Complex Formula. Girls and Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in Asia", answers three fundamental…
Descriptors: Females, STEM Education, Student Attitudes, Career Choice
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