Follw-up news from Thailand, Japan and Uzbekistan

CONFINTEA VI Follow-up Roundtable in Tashkent (Uzbekistan)


Thai version of Belém Framework for Action
To enhance the dissemination of the Belém Framework of Action, the Ministry of Education in Thailand has published a Thai translation of the document. From 17 to 19 March 2010, the Ministry held a national workshop to discuss the implementation of the Belém Framework for Action in which directors of non-formal education and other stakeholders from 5 regions participated.
Download Thai version of Belém Framework for Action

Seminar "The Results and Challenges of CONFINTEA VI" in Japan
The National Institute for Educational Policy Research of Japan (NIER) organized a CONFINTEA VI follow-up seminar on "The Results and Challenges of CONFINTEA VI". The seminar took place from 18 to 22 February in Tokyo. The objectives of the seminar were twofold: to review CONFINTEA VI and the Belém Framework for Action and to promote and further discuss the concept of the Community Learning Centres in Japan.

Round table on the Belém Framework for Action in Uzbekistan
ON 17 March 2010, a round table was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to increase awareness of and discuss the follow-up to the Belém Framework of Action. The round table was organized by the National Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan for UNESCO in cooperation with the Ministry of Public Education of Uzbekistan and the UNESCO Tashkent Office. 40 educators from the Teacher Training Institute, which coordinates 14 provincial teacher training centres in Uzbekistan, participated in the round table.

The National Center for Adult Education is planning a next round table, which will focus on issues related to the recognition of and validation of non-formal adult learning, as well as quality and monitoring of adult education programmes.

contact: unesco(at)natcom.ccc.uz