End of Decade Note on Education for All: Goal 2 (pdf)
The Asia-Pacific End of Decade Notes on Education for All: Goal 2 - Universal Primary Education covers EFA goal 2: Ensuring that by 2015 all children, particularly girls, children in difficult circumstances and those belonging to ethnic minorities, have access to and complete free and compulsory primary education of good quality.
Asia-Pacific End of Decade Notes on Education for All: Goal 6 (pdf)
The Asia-Pacific End of Decade Notes on Education for All: Goal 6 - Quality Education covers EFA goal 6: Improving all aspects of the quality of education and ensuring excellence of all so that recognized and measurable learning outcomes are achieved by all, especially in literacy, number and essential life skills.
Asia-Pacific End of Decade Notes on Education for All: Goal 5 (pdf)
The Asia-Pacific End of Decade Notes on Education for All: Goal 5 - Gender Equality covers EFA goal 5: Eliminating gender disparities in primary and secondary education by 2005, and achieving gender equality in education by 2015, with a focus on ensuring girls' full and equal access to and achievement in basic education of good quality.
Why are Boys Underperforming in Education? (pdf)
All girls and boys have an equal right to education. In many countries around the world, girls traditionally have been at a disadvantage. But in East Asia and the Pacific, boys’ enrolment rates have declined. Many boys are leaving school early. Fewer are continuing on to higher levels of education. Why? This study was done in Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines and Thailand.
Asia-Pacific End of Decade Notes on Education for All: Goal 4 (pdf)
The Asia-Pacific End of Decade Notes on Education for All: Goal 4 - Youth and Adult Literacy covers EFA goal 4: Achieving a 50 per cent improvement in levels of adult literacy by 2015, especially for women, and equitable access to basic and continuing education for all adults.
Factsheet: International Day of the Girl Child (pdf)
The more education a girl receives, the less likely she is to marry as a child. Yet in the East sia and Pacific region, 4.9 million girls remain out of school, 90% of whom are from excluded or minority groups.
Asia-Pacific End of Decade Notes on Education for All: EFA Goal 1 - Early Childhood Care and Education (pdf)
The development of child-friendly schools in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic – where they are known as Schools of Quality (SoQ) – is an initiative that addresses access and quality in basic education as the country strives to meet its commitments to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Education for All (EFA).
The Role of Non-State Providers in Delivering Basic Services for Children (pdf)
This report highlights issues, opportunities and challenges for non-state providers and public-private partnerships (PPPs) in fulfilling the rights to education for all, particularly the poor, in East Asia and the Pacific. This report discusses the benefits and risks associated with PPPs, and essential factors for establishing successful partnerships.
Evidence-Based Advocacy for Gender in Education (pdf)
In an effort strengthen the notion of evidence-based advocacy for gender in education in the Asia-Pacific region, UNICEF, in collaboration with the EAP UNGEI, conducted a Workshop on Evidence-based Advocacy for Gender Equity and Equality in Education to strengthen links between evidence and advocacy efforts.
UNGEI At 10 (pdf)
The United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) promotes girls’ education and works for gender equality in education through a network of partners at the global, regional, national and sub-national levels. This report is an overview of the current state of girls’ education and gender equality. It includes a summary of UNGEI activities and functions, a review of remaining challenges and a sketch of the future direction of UNGEI.
Education for Adolescents (pdf)
The Strategic Framework is intended to help UNICEF country offices in East Asia and the Pacific determine what their focus and priorities will be in addressing adolescent education. It offers a road map for engagement, clustering adolescents into four major groups according to educational status, and singling out potential actions that can empower and encourage these groups to keep learning.
What's the Difference? Confronting Factors that Affect Gender Equality in Education (pdf)
The East Asia and Pacific Regional UN Girls’ Education Initiative was formed to establish networks and partnerships among experts and organizations promoting gender equality in education. As part of its advocacy efforts, the UNGEI has developed this advocacy booklet to highlight the importance of quality of basic education, gender equality in access and policy recommendations.
ARNEC Connections: Working together for Early Childhood (pdf)
This issue features a wide variety of articles ranging from description of Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs from different countries, research on ECD service impact assessment and on play in young children’s development, country updates on ECD finance and national policies, to importance of ECD in emergencies, ECD through health sector, and updates from institutions.
Gender Equality in Education: East Asia and Pacific
Schools of Quality in Lao PDR: an Evaluation 2009 (pdf)