09 November 2022

Digital skills development

The COVID-19 pandemic provided a strong impetus for digital solutions, highlighting the importance of digital skills in all areas of life, including the workplace. Therefore, developing digital skills and making them accessible to the most vulnerable and excluded children and adolescents could be one of the most decisive factors in achieving equal…, Digital skills would allow children and adolescents, especially those from the most excluded populations, to perform better in their daily lives, successfully transition to a decent job or start a business, and participate productively in their communities., What do we do?, At the regional level, we support our country offices in their efforts to: Influence policies, programs and budgets to develop digital skills in education systems. Generate evidence to support educational, social and technological decision-making processes involving entrepreneurs, national and local authorities, officials, and technical teams.…, Our commitment goes beyond technology, School trajectories often aggravate existing gender gaps. In most countries in the region, men outperform women in science and mathematics. This happens because: We support efforts in Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala and Peru to advance the Skills4Girls portfolio and increase investment to develop digital, technological, science and math-related skills…, soluciones digitales a los niños, niñas y adolescentes A partnership to ensure that online activities for children and adolescents take place in safe spaces, Together with the UNESCO office in Montevideo and Arigatou International, we strive to ensure that online activities are carried out safely by supporting digital citizenship and coexistence skills for teachers, children, and adolescents., Explore our resources
08 October 2022

All children and adolescents included in education

Our challenges, Although all children and adolescents have the same human rights and should enjoy the same educational opportunities to reach their full potential, children with disabilities continue to face multiple barriers 1 ., Hundreds of children and adolescents with disabilities have not yet returned to school after school closures., UNESCO, 2022, What are we doing?, By working with our partners in governments, international cooperation agencies and civil society organizations, our goal for 2025 is to increase access to quality INCLUSIVE learning opportunities for the 5% of the most vulnerable children and adolescents, some 4.3 million across the region. Our work is focused on ensuring that children and…, Our efforts in the region, Reference Publications, Programmatic Guidance Notes on Children and Adolescents with Disabilities Programmatic Guidance Notes on Children and Adolescents with Disabilities (available also in Spanish ) Seen, Counted, Included: Using data to shed light on the well-being of children with disabilities Seen, Counted, Included: Using data to shed light on the well-being of…, Explore our resources, Learn about our country offices experiences, Fuentes: 1 United Nations Children Fund,  Reconocidos, Counted, Included. Using data to shed light on the well-being of children with disabilities, UNICEF, New York, November 2021 . 2 United Nations Children Fund,  The Right of Children with Disabilities to Education: A Rights-Based Approach to Inclusive Education , UNICEF, Ginebra, 2012. 3 Filmer…