For over a third of the respondents, expanding financial literacy is crucial in Asia, where many poor people don’t use basic financial services because they don’t understand them properly.
More available skills at a low cost will help young Uzbeks make the most of their education.
In Nepal, an online learning system introduced by the government during the pandemic should be expanded so that it enhances education for years to come.
In Sri Lanka, an effort to match education with the skills needed in the workplace provides valuable lessons for the future of work.
At an E-Camp: Social Accountability for Better Education Services held in the Philippines on 3-5 December, 2014, students from various countries in the Asia and Pacific region asked, “Is education still a way out of poverty?”
In common with the best international schools, Year 10 students at the school established in Burriam, Thailand by former Senator Mechai Viravaidya, spend a year away from home (in this case, to the Thai beach resort area of Pattaya). There they experience a different culture, gain independence, and develop teamwork as they transition to young adults.
Digital technologies and EdTech could play a role in addressing the learning crisis underway in Asia and the Pacific.
The Scottish "hub” model has potential to be applied for education PPPs in ADB developing member countries.
States are increasingly recognizing that constructive engagement and collaboration with civil society organizations (CSOs) is an important ingredient to achieving better governance.
We’ve wrapped up our 47th Annual Meeting in Astana today with plenty of food for thought on what lies ahead for our vast, diverse region.