Publications

The 4th meeting of the Regional Network of the SDG 4 National Coordinators: back-to-back meeting of APREMC-II; summary report

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented disruption to education globally, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. There has been a severe negative impact on education delivery, learning outcomes, student engagement and their health and well-being...

Technical paper: Developing robust and responsive education data systems to transform education systems in the Asia-Pacific region

After the declaration of the Incheon Framework for Action at the World Education Forum on 21 May 2015, numerous countries implemented Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 agenda into their national education policy framework, integrating SDG 4 targets into...

Technical paper: Enhancing the health and well-being of Asia-Pacific learners and teachers at school post-COVID-19

A new social contract for education in the Asia-Pacific region paves the way for building fairer and strengthened education systems in the post-COVID-19 era. It will repair inequalities, while transforming the future, rebuild relationships with each other...

Technical paper: Building back better: preparing and supporting teachers to address the learning crisis

The UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education (UNESCO Bangkok), in partnership with the UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia (ROSA), the UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) and the Ministry of Education of Thailand, will...

Sub-regional consultations in preparation for the 2nd Asia-Pacific Education Minister’s Conference (APREMC-II)

In preparation for APREMC-II, a series of four sub-regional consultations were organized across the Asia-Pacific region in (i) Central Asia, (ii) East Asia and South-East Asia, (iii) South and West Asia, and (iv) the Pacific. The objective is to identify...

Technical paper: The urgency of financing education recovery: a call to action for children’s futures

This background paper outlines the scale and urgency of financing education for SDG4 in the post-COVID Asia-Pacific region. The paper focuses primarily on the public financing of education and it directly addresses three main questions: (i) What are the...