Regional Workshop on Policy Review

Regional Workshop on Policy Review

UNESCO and UNICEF organized a Regional Training Workshop on Early Childhood Policy Review from 6 to 8 February 2007, in Bangkok.

Researchers from Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, People’s Republic of China, the Philippines and Viet Nam discussed constraints and challenges in early childhood policy development and implementation in selected countries in the region. Download workshop materials:

Background Documents:

Technical Information Note 
Workshop Agenda 
Regional Guidelines for ECCE Policy Review 
List of Publications 
List of Participants 

Day 1.  
Introduction to the Workshop - Maki Hayashikawa, UNESCO Bangkok
Collecting Key Information  - Hye-Jin Park, UNESCO Paris
Introduction to Policy in Support of Young Children - Judith Evans, Resource Person

Country Presentations: 
China 
Indonesia 
Mongolia 
Nepal 
Philippines

Day 2.
Background Report on Indonesia's ECCE 
ECD Policy Experiences - Judith Evans
Results of UNESCO/OECD Policy Review  - Hye-Jin Park
Developing Policy in Support of ECD  - Judith Evans
How to Conduct ECD Policy Reviews?  - Hye-Jin Park
Types of ECD Policy Reviews 

Day 3. 
EFA Mid-Decade Assessment - Jon Kapp, UNESCO Bangkok
Arguments to Support Investment in ECCE - Hye-Jin Park
Arguments to Support Investment in ECCE (short version)
 

Resources:
ECCE Policy: An Introduction 
Steps in Policy Development 
Guidelines for ECCE Policy Reviews 
How Policy Affects ECCD - by Judith Evans
Country Profile Matrix 
Summary Report of UNESCO/OECD Policy Review 
UNESCO Early Childhood and Family Policy Series
Social Policy Report, Volume XIX, Number IV. 
Country Reference - Malaysia 
Country Report - Pakistan 
Child Development in Developing Countries 1 
Child Development in Developing Countries 2 
Child Development in Developing Countries 3