2.1       Increase communication and dialogue  in educational policies through the EAS Education

Ministers' Meeting and other  mechanisms;



2.2       Foster long-term and mutually beneficial educational cooperation through alignment of future EAS Cooperation on Education  and ensuring  its complementarity with the  ASEAN Work Plan on Education  2016-2020;


2.3       Implement relevant programmes/projects/activities  with an emphasis  on inclusive and quality  primary, secondary  and higher  education  including technical and vocational education and training (TVET);


2.4        Develop and promote school programmes in history,culture, geography, languages and social studies to enhance mutual understanding among EAS participating countries;


2.5       Encourage the exchange of educational materials,where appropriate and on a voluntary basis;



2.6       Promote  student, youth   and   people-to-people  exchanges  among   EAS participating countries through such means as the continued conduct  of study and scholarship programmes;


2.7      Encourage the  development  of Nalanda University's  networks  with  universities  of EAS

participating countries to promote  academic cooperation and research;



2.8       Strengthen  competency  of  teachers and educators  in ICT and  21st  Century  skills  and encourage promotion of a life-long learning society;


2.9       Promote  Education  for  Sustainable Development  {ESD)  in the  region  and  encourage promotion of a life-long learning society;


2.10     Promote     academic    and    training     programs/projects/activities   that     incorporated competencies of the fourth industrial revolution  and 21st century skills;


2.11     Support educational programs that implement blended learning and digital platforms  to improve access to quality education for all;


2.12      Promote the initiative of the common educational space and recognition of qualifications and diplomas within the region;


2.13     Encourage qualifications, diplomas and learning pathways that provide opportunities to broaden graduate skills;


  2.14      Encourage cooperation to promote learning pathways for broadening graduates' skills;