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    • A Curriculum for Changing the World: Preparing Students for an Interconnected, Global Society - Starting In Kindergarten (Harvard Blog: Usable Knowledge, 2017)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Are school systems ready to develop students’ social skills? (OECD Education and Skills Today Blog, November 2017)
      23 Nov 2017
    • Brookings Institute: Skills for A Changing World Blog
      13 Aug 2017
    • Building Core Capabilities for Life: The Science Behind the Skills Adults Need to Succeed in Parenting and in the Workplace (Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, 2016)
      23 Apr 2017
    • Framework for Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL, 2013)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Global Education Monitoring Report: Education for People and Planet: Creating Sustainable Futures for All (UNESCO, 2016)
      27 Jun 2017
    • Global Education and Skills Forum
      13 Aug 2017
    • Global Evaluation of Life skills Programmes (UNICEF, 2012)
      24 Apr 2017
    • How Education Systems Approach Breadth of Skills (Brookings Institute, 2016)
      10 Aug 2017
    • It’s Not What Sport Children Play, But How They Play It That Matters (The Conversation Blog, 2017)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Keynote Speech by Dr. Marwan Muasher on the Regional Launch of the LSCE CPF (10 October 2017)
      29 Nov 2017
    • Life Skills in Non-Formal Contexts for Adolescent Girls in Developing Countries (Brookings Institute & CMI, 2018)
      28 Jun 2018
    • Opinion: 3 Ways to Invest in Youth Optimism (Devex Global Views, 2017)
      14 Aug 2017
    • Preparation for Life and Work Comparative Study with a Focus on Basic (Primary and Lower Secondary) Education in Developing African Countries (GTZ and UNESCO, 2008)
      23 Apr 2017
    • Report of the Regional Launch of the LSCE CPF (UNICEF, 2017)
      30 Nov 2017
    • Rethinking Education: Towards a Common Global Good? (UNESCO, 2015)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Salzburg Global Seminar 2018: Session on Social-Emotional Learning (Overview)
      05 Mar 2018
    • School Violence and Bullying: Global Status Report (UNESCO, 2017)
      27 Jun 2017
    • Skills Strategy: Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Lives (OECD, 2012)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Skills for A Changing World: Advancing Quality Learning for Vibrant Societies. (Brookings Institute, 2016)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Skills for Health (WHO, 2001)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Statements by ALECSO and officials of MENA countries on the launch of the LSCE CPF (10 October 2017)
      30 Nov 2017
    • Teachers as Designers of Learning Environments (OECD, 2018)
      29 Apr 2018
    • The Impact of Non-cognitive Skills on Outcomes for Young People: Literature Review (Institute of Education, University of London, 2013)
      23 Apr 2017
    • The Right of Children with Disabilities to Education: A Rights-Based Approach to Inclusive Education (UNICEF CEE/CIS, 2012)
      27 Jun 2017
    • The Skills That Matter in the Race Between Education and Technology (World Bank Blog, 2017)
      13 Aug 2017
    • Toward Universal Learning: A Global Framework for Measuring Learning. Report No. 2 of the Learning Metrics Task Force (LMTF, 2013)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Toward Universal Learning: Implementing Assessment to Improve Learning. Report No. 3 of the Learning Metrics Task Force (LMTF, 2014)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Toward Universal Learning: Recommendations from the Learning Metrics Task Force. Report No. 3 of the Learning Metrics Task Force (LMTF, 2014)
      04 May 2017
    • Toward Universal Learning: What Every Child Should Learn. Report No. 1 of the Learning Metrics Task Force (LMTF, 2013)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Understanding life skills (UNESCO, 2003)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Visualizing the Breadth of Skills Movement Across Education Systems (Brookings Institute, 2016)
      10 Aug 2017
    • World Bank and Skills Development
      13 Aug 2017
    • World Class: How to Build a 21st-Century School System (OECD, 2018)
      28 Jun 2018
    • World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior (World Bank, 2015)
      25 Mar 2018
    • World Development Report 2018 (WDR 2018): Learning to Realize Education’s Promise
      11 Dec 2017
    • Youth and Skills: Putting Education to Work. Global Monitoring Report (UNESCO, 2012)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Youth and transferable skills: an evidence gap map. 3ie Evidence Gap Map Report 2 (International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2015)
      23 Apr 2017
    • A Human Rights-Based Approach to Programming: Practical Implementation Manual and Training Materials (UNFPA, 2010)
      24 Apr 2017
    • A Rigorous Review of Global Research Evidence on Policy and Practice on School-related Gender-Based Violence (UNICEF, 2017)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Education Technology Map: Guidance Document (HEART, 2016)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Gender-Responsive Life Skills-Based Education: Advocacy Brief (UNESCO Bangkok, 2008)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Global Guidance on Addressing School-Related Gender-Based Violence (UNESCO and UN Women, 2016)
      27 Jun 2017
    • Guiding Principles for Building Soft & Life Skills among Adolescents and Young Adults (USAID YouthPower Action, 2017)
      16 Nov 2017
    • Human Rights Approach to Development Programming (Jonsson, Urban 2003)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Inspire: Seven Strategies for Ending Violence Against Children (WHO, 2016)
      24 Apr 2017
    • International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) - Youth and Transferable Skills evidence gap map (EGM)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Measuring Soft Skills & Life Skills in International Youth Development Programs: a Review and Inventory of Tools (USAID YouthPower Action, 2017)
      16 Nov 2017
    • Mindset works, Brainology Programme
      25 Mar 2018
    • National Council on Measurement in Education. Pearson. 2012 - Assessing 21stCentury Skills: Integrating Research Findings
      24 Apr 2017
    • New Data on the Breadth of Skills Movement: Over 150 Countries Included (Brookings Institute, 2017)
      05 Sep 2017
    • Post-Primary Education and Skills Development. Debates in Skills Development: Paper 12 (NORRAG and ILO, 2008)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Skills for Health. Skills-based health education including life skills: An important component of a Child-Friendly/Health-Promoting School. Information Series on School Health No. 9 (WHO, 2003)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Strengthening Life Skills for Youth: A Practical Guide to Quality Programming (World Bank and IYF, 2014)
      04 May 2017
    • Textbooks and Learning Resources: Guidelines for Developers and Users (UNESCO, 2014)
      27 Jun 2017
    • Towards a Learning Culture of Safety and Resilience. Technical Guidance for Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction in the School Curriculum (UNESCO and UNICEF, 2014)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Transformative Resilience Guide: Gender Violence and Education. Education Resilience Approaches Program (World Bank, 2013)
      24 Apr 2017

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    • Building a future with decent work for young people (ILO, DANIDA, Africa Commission)
      30 Oct 2017
    • Education and Skills 2.0: New Targets and Innovative Approaches (WEF, 2014)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Enhancing Youth Work Employability: What? Why? And How? Guide to Core Work Skills (ILO, 2013)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Enhancing youth employability: The importance of core work skills (ILO, 2013)
      30 Oct 2017
    • Integrating core work skills into TVET systems: Six country case studies (ILO, 2015)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Key Soft Skills for Cross-Sectoral Youth Outcomes (USAID, 2016)
      27 Jun 2017
    • Key “Soft Skills” that Foster Youth Workforce Success: Toward A Consensus Across Fields (USAID, 2015)
      16 Nov 2017
    • Recommendation concerning employment and decent work for peace and resilience (International Labour Conference, 2017)
      30 Oct 2017
    • STEP Skills Measurement Surveys: Innovative Tools for Assessing Skills - Social Protection and Labor Discussion Paper; No. 1421 (World Bank, 2014)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Skills for rural employment and development (ILO, 2014)
      30 Oct 2017
    • Step Skills Measurement: Snapshot (World Bank, 2014)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Tackling Youth Unemployment through TVET: Report of the UNESCO-UNEVOC Online Conference (UNESCO and UNEVOC, 2013)
      24 Apr 2017
    • What Are the 21st-Century Skills Every Student Needs? (WEF, 2016)
      27 Jun 2017
    • What Works in Soft Skills Development for Youth Employment? A Donors’ Perspective (Youth Employment Funders Group and Mastercard Foundation, 2017)
      08 Oct 2017
    • Workforce Connections: Key “soft skills” that foster youth workforce success: towards a consensus across fields (USAID, Child Trends, FHI360, 2015)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Youth Economic Opportunities Blog
      13 Aug 2017
    • Demand-Driven Training Toolkit: A Resource for Aligning Youth Employment Programs with Labor Market Demand
      19 Mar 2018
    • ITU Digital Skills Toolkit
      30 Apr 2018
    • World Employment Social Outlook 2016 - Trends for Youth (ILO, 2016)
      27 Jun 2017

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    • Citizenship Education: Theory, Research and Practice in Encounters on Education, Vol. 4, Fall 2003, pp. 1–10 (CERN, 2003)
      04 May 2017
    • Countering Violent Extremism and Humanitarian Action: Position Paper (NRC, 2017)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Countering Violent Extremism and the Role of Education in Humanitarian Action (NRC, 2017)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Education and Democratization: Tolerance of Diversity, Political Engagement, and Understanding of Democracy - Background Paper for EFA Global Monitoring Report (Yekaterina, 2013)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Education for ‘Global Citizenship’: A Framework for Discussion.” Education Research and Foresight: Working Papers, No. 7 (UNESCO, 2013)
      04 May 2017
    • Learning To Live Together: Revisiting the Humanism of the Delors Report. Education Research and Foresight, Working Papers (UNESCO, 2015)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Learning to Live Together: Education Policies and Realities in the Asia-Pacific (UNESCO, 2014)
      04 May 2017
    • Monitoring Education for Global Citizenship: A Contribution to Debate (DEEEP Citizens’ Empowerment for Global Justice and CONCORD, 2015)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Peacebuilding Knowledge, Attitudes and Skills: A Desk Review and Recommendations (UNICEF, 2013)
      04 May 2017
    • Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy in Conflict-Affected Contexts Programme: Programme Report 2012-2016 (UNICEF, 2016)
      27 Jun 2017
    • Revisiting Learning: The Treasure Within. Assessing the Influence of the 1996 Delors Report. Education Research and Foresight: Occasional Papers, No. 4 (UNESCO, 2013)
      04 May 2017
    • The Treasure Within: Learning to know, learning to do, learning to live together and learning to be. What is the value of that treasure 15 years after its publication? International Review of Education, 59, pp.319-330. (Jacques Delors, 2013)
      24 Apr 2017
    • A Human Rights-Based Approach to Education for All (UNESCO and UNICEF, 2007)
      04 May 2017
    • A Teacher’s Guide on the Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education (UNESCO, 2016)
      04 May 2017
    • COMPASS: Manual on Human Rights Education for Young People (Council of Europe, 2002)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Compasito: Manual for Human Rights Education for Children (Council of Europe, 2012)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Global Citizenship Education: Preparing Learners for the Challenges of the 21st Century (UNESCO, 2014)
      04 May 2017
    • Global Citizenship Education: Topics and Learning Objectives (UNESCO, 2015)
      04 May 2017
    • Learning to Be. A Holistic and Integrated Approach to Values Education for Human Development (UNESCO-APNIEVE, 2002)
      04 May 2017
    • Learning to Live Together: Building Skills, Values and Attitudes for the Twenty-First Century (UNESCO-IBE 2004)
      04 May 2017
    • Learning to Live Together: Design, Monitoring and Evaluation of Education for Life Skills, Citizenship, Peace and Human Rights (GTZ, 2008)
      04 May 2017
    • Learning to Live Together: Education for Conflict Resolution, Responsible Citizenship, Human Rights and Humanitarian Norms (PEIC, 2013)
      04 May 2017
    • Making textbook content inclusive: A Focus on Religion, Gender, and Culture (UNESCO, 2017)
      27 Jun 2017
    • Promoting Social Cohesion through Education: Case Studies and Tools for Using Textbooks and Curricula. (Wolrd Bank, 2006)
      04 May 2017
    • Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education: 2017 National Education Technology Plan Update (US Department of Education, 2017)
      10 Aug 2017
    • Teaching for Global Competence in a Rapidly Changing Work (OECD/Asia Society; 2018)
      22 Mar 2018
    • The 2011 Civic Competence Composite Indicator (CCCI-2): Measuring Young People’s Civic Competence across Europe based on the IEA International Citizenship and Civic Education Study (JRC, 2012)
      04 May 2017
    • Tolerance, Pluralism and Social Cohesion: The Accept Pluralism Tolerance Indicators Toolkit (Accept Pluralism Project, 2013)
      24 Apr 2017
    • Éducation à la citoyenneté et à la solidarité internationale en classe de seconde: Guide pédagogique à l’usage des enseignants de sciences économiques et sociales (Bourgogne Cooperation, 2016)
      24 Apr 2017

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    • Aflatoun International
      23 Apr 2017
    • British Council
      23 Apr 2017
    • Brookings Institution
      20 Apr 2017
    • CONCORD
      23 Apr 2017
    • Child Trends 2015 - Key “Soft Skills” that Foster Youth Workforce Success toward a Consensus Across Fields
      03 May 2017
    • Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
      23 Apr 2017
    • Council of Europe
      23 Apr 2017
    • European University Institute/European Commission
      23 Apr 2017
    • International Labour Organization (ILO)
      20 Apr 2017
    • International Youth Foundation (IYF)
      23 Apr 2017
    • King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID)
      23 Apr 2017
    • NEPAD / AU Skills Portal for Youth
      30 Apr 2018
    • Networking to Integrate SDG Target 4.7 and Social and emotional learning into Educational Materials (NISSEM)
      15 Jul 2018
    • Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
      23 Apr 2017
    • P21 Partnership for 21st Century Learning
      23 Apr 2017
    • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
      23 Apr 2017
    • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
      23 Apr 2017
    • War Child Holland
      23 Apr 2017
    • World Bank
      23 Apr 2017
    • World Economic Forum (WEF)
      27 Jun 2017
    • iEarn
      22 Mar 2018

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    • Analytical Mapping of Life Skills and Citizenship Education in MENA (UNICEF, 2017)
      04 Oct 2017
    • Arab Human Development Report 2016: Enabling Youth to Shape their Own Future, Key to Progress on Development and Stability in Arab Region (UNDP, 2016)
      13 Aug 2017
    • Arab Knowledge Report: Youth and Localisation of Knowledge (UNDP, 2014)
      04 May 2017
    • Arab Youth: Missing Educational Foundations for a Productive Life? (Brookings, 2014)
      13 Aug 2017
    • Education for All: Regional Synthesis Report of the 2015 National Reviews in the Arab States Region (UNESCO, 2015)
      04 May 2017
    • Life Skills for Youth: Experiences from Jordan and Palestine (Jordan Red Crescent, Palestine Red Crescent Society and Danish Red Cross Youth, 2012)
      04 May 2017
    • Regional Mapping Report on Assessment in the Arab States. Survey of Student Assessment Systems in the Arab States (ALECSO and UNESCO, 2014)
      04 May 2017
    • Reimagining Life Skills and Citizenship Education in MENA: A Four-Dimensional Systems Approach to 21st Century Skills – Conceptual and Programmatic Framework (UNICEF, 2017)
      04 Oct 2017
    • Reimagining Life Skills and Citizenship Education in MENA: A Four-Dimensional Systems Approach to 21st Century Skills – Conceptual and Programmatic Framework [Executive Summary in Arabic] (UNICEF, 2017)
      04 Oct 2017
    • Reimagining Life Skills and Citizenship Education in MENA: A Four-Dimensional Systems Approach to 21st Century Skills – Conceptual and Programmatic Framework [Executive Summary in English] (UNICEF, 2017)
      04 Oct 2017
    • Statements by LSCE Initiative Partners (Regional Launch of LSCE CPF, 10 October 2017)
      27 Nov 2017
    • The 12 Core Life Skills for MENA Fact Sheets [Arabic] (UNICEF, 2017)
      04 Oct 2017
    • The 12 Core Life Skills for MENA Fact Sheets [English] (UNICEF, 2017)
      04 Oct 2017
    • The Road Not Traveled: Education Reforms in the Middle East and North Africa (World Bank, 2008)
      04 May 2017
    • UNFPA Regional Youth Forum in Morocco (December 2018)
      19 Feb 2019
    • Basic Life Skills for Women & Girls at risk or survivors of GBV (ABAAD, 2018)
      31 Jul 2018
    • I DEAL Modules (War Child Holland, 2014)
      27 Jun 2017
    • Peer Education Toolkit (UNFPA, 2006)
      27 Jun 2017
    • Psychosocial support recreational activities resource guide (UNRWA, 2016)
      15 Nov 2017

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    • Arab Human Development Report 2016: Youth and the Prospects for Human Development in a Changing Reality (UNDP, 2016)
      04 May 2017
    • Employment and Decent Work in the Arab Region (ILO, 2015)
      13 Aug 2017
    • Jobs or Privileges: Unleashing the Employment Potential of the Middle East and North Africa (World Bank, 2015)
      04 May 2017
    • MENA Education Network (MEdNet) Meeting Report: Quality Learning through Life Skills (UNICEF, 2016)
      13 Aug 2017
    • Preparing Youth for Success: An Analysis of Life Skills Training in MENA Region (IYF and World Bank, 2013)
      04 May 2017
    • Reforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training in the Middle East And North Africa: Experiences And Challenges (ETF and World Bank, 2006)
      04 May 2017
    • Rethinking Arab employment: A systemic approach for resource-endowed economies (World Economic Forum, 2014)
      04 May 2017
    • Skills for Employability of Workers and Productivity of Enterprises in Arab States (ILO, 2008)
      04 May 2017
    • The Future of Jobs and Skills in the Middle East and North Africa: Preparing the Region for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (WEF, 2017)
      13 Aug 2017
    • The Future of Jobs in the Middle East (World Government Summit and McKinsey & Co., 2018)
      09 May 2018
    • The Skills Gap in the Middle East and North Africa: A Real Problem or a Mere Trifle? (YouGov and Bayt, 2016)
      04 May 2017
    • The Skills Mismatch in the Arab World: A Critical View (British Council, 2014)
      13 Aug 2017
    • Transforming Arab Economies: Traveling the Knowledge and Innovation Road (World Bank, 2013)
      04 May 2017
    • UNICEF and ILO 2016 - Consultation on Technical and Vocational Education and Training in the Middle East and North Africa
      04 May 2017
    • Youth Population and Employment in the Middle East and North Africa: Opportunity or Challenge? (UN, 2011)
      04 May 2017
    • Youth Transition from Education to Work in the Mediterranean Region: The ETF Experience with Partner Countries (UNESCO IIEP, ETF 2012)
      13 Aug 2017
    • Youth, Skills and Productive Work analysis report on the Middle East and North Africa Region: Education for All Global Monitoring Report Background Paper (UNESCO and EFA GMR, 2012)
      04 May 2017
    • Know About Business (KAB) Training (ILO, 2011)
      27 Jun 2017
    • Passport to Success® Programme (IYF, 2014)
      27 Jun 2017

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    • A Review of Citizenship Education in Arab Nations (Carnegie Middle East Center, 2013)
      04 May 2017
    • Education for Citizenship in the Arab World. Key to the Future (Carnegie Middle East Center, 2011)
      04 May 2017
    • Grievances or Skills? The Effect of Education on Youth Attitudes and Political Participation in Egypt and Tunisia (ERF, 2017)
      15 Aug 2017
    • Religious Education and Pluralism in Egypt and Tunisia. Carnegie Paper (Carnegie Middle East Center, 2012)
      04 May 2017
    • The Arab World’s Education Report Card: School Climate and Citizenship Skills. Carnegie Paper (Carnegie Middle East Center, 2012)
      04 May 2017
    • Human Rights, Conflict Resolution, and Tolerance (HRCRT) Education: Teacher Toolkit (UNRWA, 2013)
      27 Jun 2017
    • Life Skills and Financial Education for Peace Programme Curricula (Aflatoun International)
      27 Jun 2017
    • UNRWA Policy on Education for Human Rights, Conflict Resolution and Tolerance (HRCRT)
      13 Aug 2017

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    • AMIDEAST
      03 May 2017
    • Adyan Foundation
      08 Oct 2017
    • Aflatoun International
      10 Aug 2017
    • Arab Civitas
      03 May 2017
    • Arab Institute for Human Rights
      03 May 2017
    • Arab League Education, Culture and Science Organization (ALECSO)
      27 Apr 2017
    • Arab Network for Civic Education (ANHRE)
      03 May 2017
    • British Council
      03 May 2017
    • Conference of Ministers of Youth and Sports of the Francophonie (CONFEJES)
      27 Apr 2017
    • INJAZ Al Arab
      03 May 2017
    • International Youth Foundation (IYF)
      10 Aug 2017
    • King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) - Regional
      03 May 2017
    • Networking Arab Civic Education (NACE)
      03 May 2017
    • Search for Common Ground
      03 May 2017
    • Taqaddam
      13 Aug 2017
    • UNRWA Human Rights Conflict Resolution and Tolerance Programme (HRCRT)
      03 May 2017
    • United Nations Inter-Agency Technical Task Team on Young People (UNIATTTYP)
      27 Apr 2017
    • World Bank & Islamic Development Bank - Education for Competitiveness (E4C) Initiative
      01 May 2017
    • World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa
      27 Jun 2017

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    • VIDEO : International Youth Foundation (IYF 2016)
      13 Mar 2019
    • VIDEO: Going to the Polls in Amari Girls School (UNRWA, 2014)
      08 Oct 2017
    • VIDEO: Life Skills Education in Jerusalem (Al Saraya Center, 2016)
      08 Oct 2017
    • VIDEO: Students Learn How to Stand Up to Bullying (UNRWA, 2015)
      08 Oct 2017