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The Education Microplanning Toolkit

The Education Microplanning Toolkit has been developed to support education planning at the local level, emphasizing four main aspects of planning and change: increasing access, improving learning outcomes, enhancing community participation and supporting open and informed decision-making.


The Education Microplanning Toolkit (2nd edition, 2014) contains the following 6 modules:

Introductory Module
Focus: The purpose and functions of education microplanning

Module 1 Principles of decision-making: working with communities
Focus: Working with local communities to build partnerships

Module 2 Getting started: Preparing for an education microplanning exercise
Focus: Getting prepared for an education planning exercise at the local level: spatial, social, economic and educational considerations

Module 3 Conducting a needs assessment: instruments, data collection and analysis
Focus: Understanding local needs through engaging communities in planning activities and building capacity

Module 4 Enhancing curriculum and teaching processes to improve student learning
Focus: Getting to understand the planning, implementation and evaluation processes that contribute to successful student learning

Module 5 Data and information for decision-making and planning
Focus: Using data for understanding and improving education at the local level: assessing the outcomes of planning in areas such as access, participation and learning 

Education Microplanning Toolkit (2nd edition)
Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok, 2014 (various paging)

ISBN 978-92-9223-474-4 (Electronic version)