UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2020 (April-June)

UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2020 (April-June)

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Validating teacher competency standards in Myanmar
ACER Discover, 30 June 2020
https://www.acer.org/au/discover/article/validating-teacher-competency-standards-in-myanmar

Online consultation focusses on UNESCO goals
Borneo Bulletin, 26 June 2020
https://borneobulletin.com.bn/2020/06/online-consultation-focusses-on-unesco-goals/

Q&A: ‘Women scientists must persevere’
SciDev.Net, 25 June 2020
https://www.scidev.net/asia-pacific/role-models/role-models/q-a-women-scientists-must-persevere.html

Three Vietnamese women among Asia's top 100 scientists
VnExpress International, 18 June 2020
https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/three-vietnamese-women-among-asia-s-top-100-scientists-4117047.html

Three Vietnamese scientists included in Asia’s top researchers list
Nhan Dan, 17 June 2020
https://en.nhandan.org.vn/scitech/sci-tech/item/8777802-three-vietnamese-scientists-included-in-asia%E2%80%99s-top-researchers-list.html

E-Introductory Training on Learning for Empathy
India Education Diary, 17 June 2020
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/e-introductory-training-on-learning-for-empathy/

Approaches to language in education for migrants and refugees in the Asia-Pacific Region
reliefweb, 16 June 2020
https://reliefweb.int/report/afghanistan/approaches-language-education-migrants-and-refugees-asia-pacific-region

Indigenous youth find ways to help communities hit by pandemic
Rappler, 13 June 2020
https://www.rappler.com/move-ph/263695-indigenous-youth-find-ways-help-communities-coronavirus-pandemic

NCERT joins hands with UNESCO for safe e-learning
Telangana Today, 9 June 2020
https://telanganatoday.com/ncert-joins-hands-with-unesco-for-safe-e-learning

South-East Asian schools reopen to the ‘new normal’
SciDevNet, 9 June 2020
https://www.scidev.net/asia-pacific/education/news/south-east-asian-schools-reopen-to-the-new-normal.html

“Youth and Innovation for Ocean” Initiative launched
Nhan Dan Online, 8 June 2020
https://en.nhandan.org.vn/scitech/item/8747402-%E2%80%9Cyouth-and-innovation-for-ocean%E2%80%9D-initiative-launched.html

Schools gear up to reopen nationally
Bangkok Post, 4 June 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1928892/schools-gear-up-to-reopen-nationally

SDC, UN join effort to promote youth employability
Khmer Times, 2 June 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50729129/sdc-un-join-effort-to-promote-youth-employability/

COVID-19 and UNESCO: Monitoring the Impact on People and Places for Relevant Higher Education
HESB, June 2020, Issue 08
https://headfoundation.org/HESB8

Finland signed agreement with UNESCO to strengthen teachers and students in Myanmar
ScanAsia, 25 May 2020
https://scandasia.com/finland-signed-agreement-with-unesco-to-strengthen-teachers-and-students-in-myanmar/

Press provides antidote to 'fake news' epidemic
Bangkok Post, 23 May 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1922844/press-provides-antidote-to-fake-news-epidemic

UNESCO organized a regional webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on the Higher Education sector in the Arab region
India Education Diary, 22 May 2020
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/unesco-organized-a-regional-webinar-on-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-the-higher-education-sector-in-the-arab-region/

Literacy programme reaches more learners as it moves online
Khmer Times, 19 May 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/724294/literacy-programme-reaches-more-learners-as-it-moves-online/

Lockdown

Lockdown takes toll on Luang Prabang
Bangkok Post, 6 May 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/life/social-and-lifestyle/1913388/lockdown-takes-toll-on-luang-prabang

Japan Times

Welfare of the most vulnerable learners will be test of COVID-19 recovery
The Japan Times, 3 May 2020
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/05/03/commentary/world-commentary/welfare-vulnerable-learners-will-test-covid-19-recovery/

UNESCO handbook on “Journalism, Fake News & Disinformation” to be translated into 30 new languages
India EducationDiary, 1 May 2020
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/unesco-handbook-on-journalism-fake-news-disinformation-to-be-translated-into-30-new-languages/

Climate

Climate disinfo echoes in challenges to covering COVID: UNESCO
Coconuts Bangkok, 24 April 2020
https://coconuts.co/bangkok/features/climate-disinfo-echoes-in-challenges-to-covering-covid-unesco/

COVID-19 remote learning hurdles for students with disabilities
Khmer Times, 21 April 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715578/covid-19-remote-learning-hurdles-for-students-with-disabilities

Migrant

Migrant learners must not be left behind in coronavirus response
Thai Enquirer, 16 April 2020
https://www.thaienquirer.com/11594/unfeature21/

UN stands with Thailand for inclusive response
Bangkok Post, 14 April 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1899310/un-stands-with-thailand-for-inclusive-response

UNESCO highlights education contribution amid school closures
Khmer Times, 5 April 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/710021/710021/

Better data will lead to better decisions in education sector
Myanmar Times, 3 April 2020
https://www.mmtimes.com/news/better-data-will-lead-better-decisions-education-sector.html

กสศ.นำร่อง4จังหวัด'เปลี่ยนการอ่านเป็นทุนการศึกษา
Daily News, 2 April 2020
https://www.dailynews.co.th/education/766686

A new way forward
Bangkok Post, 1 April 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/life/arts-and-entertainment/1890775/a-new-way-forward