Taking an integrated approach to teaching science, technology, engineering, and mathematics is crucial to the growth of developing countries. It should be enhanced wherever possible.
High test scores by primary school students do not necessarily translate into more innovative, competitive economies. But they probably don’t hurt either.
Teachers are a key element of addressing the ongoing education crisis in Asia and the Pacific. Fully supporting educators now will pay off generously over the long term.
In Asia and the Pacific, children with disabilities have been hit harder by the learning crisis and pandemic than most. Quick action is needed to give them the inclusive education they deserve.
The Pantawid Pamiliya is on track to achieve its objectives of promoting investments in the health and education of children while providing immediate financial support to poor families.
Georgia is not as abundant in human capital as the number of university degrees held by people suggests.
Skills alignment should be a priority among governments and the private sector in the region to provide young people the skills employers need to give them jobs.
Creativity has little space where tasks are practiced as regimentation. “Business unusual” is a catchphrase about doing things differently, to bring about change, to innovate. Times are becoming more complex. For economic gain, nature can no longer be simply considered as something to be “conquered” by people to extract wealth
A strategic combination of actions at the local and national level is needed to recover from learning losses caused by COVID-19 and address the learning crisis that existed long before the pandemic.
Developing a holistic national student assessment system can be a colossal undertaking but strategic measures can produce results.