Revising the 1976 Recommendation on the Development of Adult Education: Comments requested from Member States

Dec 17, 2014

The revision of the 1976 Recommendation on the Development of Adult Education, which was requested by the Belém Framework for Action is proceeding as foreseen by UNESCO’s rulemore

New UIL Publication: Key Issues and Policy Considerations in Promoting Lifelong Learning in Selected African Countries

Dec 16, 2014

This first title in the UIL Publication Series on Lifelong Learning Policies and Strategies series shares experiences from five African countries that are on track to operationalize lifelong learning systems. more

Giving disadvantaged people a second chance to acquire basic skills and prepare for the world of work

Dec 08, 2014

Second-chance education was the theme of this year’s annual conference of the Swiss Network for Education and International Cooperation (Réseau Suisse Education et Coopération Internationale, RECI), held in Bern on 3 November 2014. The conference consisted of presentations on projects conducted by...more

Reforms and new perspectives in Adult Education in Uzbekistan

Dec 10, 2014

A National Conference entitled “Adult Education in Uzbekistan: Reforms and Perspectives” was convened on 24 and 25 September 2014 in the city of Tashkent to stimulate dialogue among key stakeholders, to explore the current situation in adult education provision, to assess the extent of implemented...more

First Experts’ Meeting to Develop the third Global Report on Adult Learning and Education

Dec 05, 2014

The third Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE III) is now in preparation and is scheduled for publication in early 2016. It will provide an update of progress in implementing the Belém Framework for Action, and will focus in particular on the returns to adult learning for health...more

Strengthening Alternative Progression Pathways for Youth in Transition

Nov 25, 2014

The Second International Conference of the German Research Center for Comparative Vocational Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) was held at the University of Cologne, Germany from 22 to 24 September 2014. UIL presented evidence from its recent compilation of 33 country case studies for the Global...more

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