VOICES UNESCO in Asia and the Pacific, April 2013

Issue 44 | ISSN: 2075-5147

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Future of education: Asia-Pacific responses



Gender-sensitive indicators for media: framework of indicators to gauge gender sensitivity in media operations and content


For a Better Inclusion of Internal Migrants in India: Policy Briefs


Regional Workshop on Integrating Local and Indigenous Knowledge related to Hydro-meteorological Hazards and Climate Change Adaptation with Scientific Knowledge: Lessons learned, Manila, Philippines, 18-21 April 2013

Global Action Week 2013: Every Child Needs a Teacher!, 21-27 April 2013

Good teachers vital to ensure right to education - Global Action Week for Education, Viet Nam, 21–28 April 2013

Focus Group Discussion on Pilot Project: Supplemental Illustrative Manuals Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Youth in Detention Centers, Indonesia, 25 April - 3 May 2013.

Regional Workshop on ECCE Parenting Education Programme, Bangkok, Thailand, 2-3 May 2013

The International Congress "Culture: Key to Sustainable Development", Hangzhou, China, 15-17 May 2013.

"Night at the Museum - 2013", Central State Museum, Kazakhstan, 17 May 2013


More in this issue

• Pacific » Mobile phone survey to battle climate change

• Afghanistan » Expanding country wide education radio and television

• China » The Experimental E-Classroom of the Future

• Indonesia » Sharing best practices for the inclusion of people with disabilities

• Nepal » Celebrating International Day for Monuments and Sites

• Vietnam » Global Action Week for Education: Ways to better support teachers


Every child needs a teacher

This two-minute video spotlights the severe shortage of trained teachers around the world, which is the theme of Global Action Week (GAW) 2013. The Global Action Week is a worldwide annual campaign to raise awareness of the importance of Education for All.


Digital poster-making competition on environment: Deadline 22 May 2013

Photo of the Month

Winners of gender drawing contest 



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