Articles Posted in the " UNICEF " Category

  • Evaluation of the State of Bilingual Education in Cambodia

    Evaluation of the State of Bilingual Education in Cambodia

    Undertaken November 2010 to March 2011 for MoEYS with UNICEF support. In five provinces of northeastern Cambodia—Mondulkiri, Kratie, Ratanakiri, Stung Treng and Preah Vihear—mother tongue-based bilingual education is seen as a key strategy for reaching ethnolinguistic minority groups with much-needed...


  • Indigenous Languages

    Indigenous Languages

    A View from UNICEF. UNICEF is convinced that promoting the use of indigenous languages is not only a strategy to improve social services: it is the right of children and of indigenous peoples. The programs that have yielded the largest...


  • Education First

    Education First

    An initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General. It is time for the international community to face the fact that we have a crisis in education. We must be clear that if children are forced out of school, their governments and communities are...


  • Expanding Educational Opportunity in Linguistically Diverse Societies

    Expanding Educational Opportunity in Linguistically Diverse Societies

    The purpose of this report is to provide a background that will encourage those working in international education to confront directly what many consider “language problems” by considering the effectiveness and feasibility of initial education in the mother tongue or...


  • Programme Brief – Action Research on Mother Tongue-Based Bilingual Education

    Programme Brief – Action Research on Mother Tongue-Based Bilingual Education

    Achieving Quality, Equitable Education. Education in Viet Nam continues to improve in terms of access, retention and completion rates of students in basic education. However, disparities still remain with several groups under performing, particularly among those from poor, remote areas...


  • The Central Role of Education in the Millennium Development Goals

    The Central Role of Education in the Millennium Development Goals

    2010 MDG Summit High-level Round-table 22 September, 2010, United Nations, New York The set of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) formulated in 2000 with targets for 2015 crystallized the growing consensus which emerged during the 1990s, namely, that poverty reduction and...