Conference 2020

Government Structure and Efficient Mechanism for an Area-Based Education

Session Information: Session 2B: Government Structure and Efficient Mechanism for an Area-Based Education Scope: Results are mixed regarding how decentralization affects equity in many sectors, including education. Decentralization is a complicated intervention. This session attempts to generate implementation strategies by exploring why, how and when decentralization influences equity in education. Three cases – from The […]

Foundational and Soft Skills for Disadvantaged Children and Youth

Session Information: Session 5B: Foundational and Soft Skills for Disadvantaged Children and Youth Dr. Nandini Chatterjee, UNESCO MGIEP Dr. Sheldon Shaeffer, Asia-Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood, Thailand Mr. Sompop Jantraka, Development Education Programme for Daughters and Communities/Greater Mekong Sub-Region, Thailand Moderator: Ms. Thantida Wongprasong, Equitable Education Fund, Thailand Scope: Soft-skills are a combination of many different […]

How to Integrate Equity into Education Laws and Policies for Different Target Groups

Session 2A: How to Integrate Equity into Education Laws and Policies for Different Target Groups Scope: Putting a legal framework in place is the key to the successful implementation and long-term impact of equity-based education. This session introduces three selected countries that have implemented equity-focused educational laws and supporting mechanisms (e.g., budget allocations).  This session […]

Entrepreneurial Skills, Financial and Digital Literacy for the Disadvantaged Children and Youth

Session Information: Session 5C: Entrepreneurial Skills, Financial and Digital Literacy for the Disadvantaged Children and Youth Ms. Phonchan Kraiwatnussorn, School of Changemakers, Thailand Mr. Peter Morgan, Asian Development Bank Institute, Japan Ms. Megan Schaible, Reaktor Education, Finland Moderator: Ms. Hyunjeong Lee, UNESCO Bangkok Scope: Poverty often robs children and youth of the essential things they need most […]

Vision to Action of Equitable Education

Session Information: Plenary 2: Vision to Action of Equitable Education Ms. Rhonda Gallbally,  Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, Australia Ms. Catia Malaquias, The Australian Alliance for Inclusive Education- All Means All Mr. Harry A. Patrinos, World Bank  Mr. Andreas Schleicher, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Moderator: Mr. Teerakiat […]

What does it mean in the Changing World amidst COVID19 Pandemic?

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn attends Plenary 1 on “Equitable Education: What does it mean in the Changing World amidst COVID19 Pandemic?” by Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul, Chairman of Equitable Education Fund Prof. Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Economics and Philosophy of Harvard University Ms. Yasmine Sherif, Director, Education Cannot Wait Ms. Alice Albright, CEO […]

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