The 6th Meeting of Equitable Education Alliance (EEA): Exercising Equity to Deliver an Inclusive Classroom

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Background

Established in 2020, Equitable Education Alliance (EEA) is a community of practitioners from organizations, government ministries, agencies, and NGOs who strive to push for a more inclusive and equitable educational system while enhancing the performance of existing equitable education organizations at all levels. The Alliance convenes at least two meetings annually to discuss and improve equity in education through collaborative efforts. A total of 13 countries and 15 local and international organizations participated in these meetings and shared expertise to promote and foster equity in education systems through the four main areas of expertise: 1) Legal Framework Policy Development; 2) Budgeting and Financing Mechanisms; 3) Delivery and Implementation Systems; and 4) Monitoring & Evaluation.

The 6th EEA Meeting highlights ‘Delivery and Implementation Systems’ to deliver evidence-based school and classroom practices, and provincial and area-based programs to tackle equitable education from the grassroots level. The meeting consists of two parts: a public session and a closed-door session, the latter expressly for selected EEA members. The 6th Meeting is to identify potential collaboration opportunities and lead contact points that might together act as a basis for further development of EEA and to plan key activities for 2023.

The Equitable Education Hub website (EquityEdHub, or EEH) was launched in 2022 as a knowledge-sharing hub to enable learners from around the world to readily access content on several topics pertaining to equitable education’s aim to achieve the Alliance’s goals towards improving equity in education through collaborative efforts, and by providing substantive and technical support to those in need.

Objective

  1. Explore capacity-building in one of the four main areas of expertise: Delivery and Implementation Systems.
  2. Explore advocacy initiatives in evidence-based school and classroom practices and provincial and area-based programs to tackle equitable education from the grassroots level.
  3. Disseminate knowledge-sharing of best-case studies and practices from around the world to address local challenges.

Speakers

  • Topic: Evidence-based school and classroom practices

Kate Griffiths, Policy Director, Australian Education Research Organization (AERO)

  • Topic: Introduction of process-oriented child monitoring into the Vietnamese ECE system

Kelsey Carlton, Strategic Education Advisor, VVOB – education for development

Moderator

  • Piyapa Su-angavatin, Knowledge Management Manager, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education (SEAMEO) Secretariat

Date and Time

February 7th, 2023; 01.30 – 02.40 pm (UTC+7)

Live

Zoom Conferencing with English-Thai interpretation and live-streaming channels: EEF Thailand Facebook Page (Thai); and Equitable Education Hub Facebook Page (English)

Register now!

Link: https://unesco-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8fDxmZUKSYOQAz17EE6ASA

If your organization is working and/or providing technical support towards equitable education and would like to be considered for official membership in the Equitable Education Alliance (EEA) – thus immediately qualifying for attending the closed-door session of the 6th Meeting – please contact: Papol Dhutikraikriang, Associate Project Officer, Literacy and Lifelong Learning (LLL), UNESCO Bangkok: p.dhutikraikriang@unesco.org

Additional Details

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Date And Time

2023-02-07 @ 01:30 PM to
2023-02-07 @ 02:40 PM
 

Location

Online event

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