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Adult learning for sustainable development: taking stock of achievements since 2009

Jul 28, 2015

‘Living and learning for a viable future – the power of adult learning’ was the motto of UNESCO’s Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI, 2009). Is it still valid in the light of the new UN development goals? At the 9th World Assembly of the International Council for Adult...more

The Role of Higher Education in Promoting Lifelong Learning

Jul 15, 2015

This new UIL publication reports on how higher education institutes (HEIs) face a strategic imperative to broaden access to lifelong learning opportunities and ensure that education and learning are available to a diverse student population.more

Evaluation of the Adult Literacy and Education Strategy 2010–2015 in Mozambique

Jul 08, 2015

Eighty participants from national and provincial levels of Mozambique’s National Adult Literacy and Education Department (DINAEA) as well as other stakeholders recently met to take stock of the findings of an external evaluation of the Adult Literacy and Education Strategy 2010–2015.more

Examining the adult and non-formal education sub-sector in Tanzania

Jul 07, 2015

In order to identify key issues and challenges in Tanzania’s adult and non-formal education sub-sector which need to be addressed in the new Education Sector Development Plan (ESDP 2016–2025), the Tanzanian Department of Adult and Non-Formal Education (ANFE) convened a meeting in Dar-es-Salaam on...more

Provision of basic skills for adults – Strategies that work

Jul 06, 2015

Policy coherence in adult basic skills can only be achieved if policy makers look beyond their own policy sphere to seek cross-organisational coordination at the different levels of government while favouring integrated approaches.more

UIL announces the recipients of its 2015 CONFINTEA Scholarships

Jul 03, 2015

UIL is pleased to announce the recipients of the CONFINTEA Scholarships for 2015. The scholarships are mainly funded by the private donations of the Nomura Center for Lifelong Integrated Education in Japan, the British educationist Peter Jarvis and the publisher Taylor & Francis.more

2nd International Conference on Learning Cities: Towards Building Sustainable Learning Cities

Jun 29, 2015

The 2nd International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC), co-organized by UNESCO and the Government of Mexico City, will be held from 28 to 30 September 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico. This Conference will mark a milestone towards ‘Building Sustainable Learning Cities’ and make a significant...more

Global Perspectives on Recognising Non-formal and Informal Learning: Why Recognition Matters

Jun 19, 2015

This UIL publication investigates factors that are critical for implementing the recognition, validation and accreditation (RVA) of non-formal and informal learning. more

UIL and ASPBAE partnership for young people from low educational backgrounds

Jun 10, 2015

UIL’s engagement with lifelong learning for young people from low educational backgrounds is moving from desk research to youth-led research. UIL is partnering with the Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE) to develop insights into the context, educational needs and...more

RAMAA enters its second phase

Jun 08, 2015

The sixth international action research workshop on measuring literacy programme participants’ learning outcomes (RAMAA) was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from 4 to 6 May 2015. Organised by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) in partnership with the UNESCO Offices in Dakar, Abuja, and...more

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