In partnership with the UNESCO Office in Abidjan, the UNESCO Institute for lifelong learning (UIL) will organize the first technical workshop of the implementation of the second phase of the Action Research on Measuring Literacy Programme Participants’ Learning Outcomes (RAMAA II) project. The workshop will take place from 25 to 27 October 2016 with the aim of strengthening the capacities of national governments in developing and implementing the reference frameworks of RAMAA. Particularly, the workshop will tackle the following issues:
1) Conducting a critical review of the tools used in the reference frameworks developed in the first phase of RAMAA;
2) Clarifying the operationalization of the reference frameworks based on the specific contexts of the countries involved in the project;
3) Identifying similarities and differences of the various reference frameworks of participating countries against the objectives of the project using a comparative research approach.
This technical workshop is expected to bring together thirty participants from the twelve participating countries of RAMAA II namely: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Senegal and Togo – as well as specialists from UIL, the UNESCO office in Abidjan and external experts.