Information and communication technologies (ICTs) contribute to literacy and numeracy by enhancing access and outreach, motivating learners to engage or re-engage in learning, improving the quality of teaching and learning, and boosting the possibilities for lifelong learning.
Around 100 specialists, researchers and senior professionals from the formal and non-formal basic education sector met at an international symposium on 11 February in Mexico City.
Two articles authored by former CONFINTEA scholars have recently been published in two specialized journals of education.
An international seminar on the uses of literacy-related terminology in different European languages took place at UIL from 2 to 3 February.
A symposium on Indigenous Peoples and the Decolonization of Science took place on 15 to 18 January 2015 at the campus of the University of Bremen, Germany.
The Impact of Distance Education on Adult Learning (IDEAL) project has published the second of three study reports, focusing on the social profile of adults enrolled in distance education. The third report will be published in February 2015.
UIL is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Walter Hirche as the Institute’s new Chairman of the Governing Board as from 1 January 2015.
The date of the 2nd International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC) will take place from 7 to 9 May 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico.
Revising the 1976 Recommendation on the Development of Adult Education: Comments requested from Member StatesDec 22, 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 rules and regulations.
Professor Francis Hult, an educational linguist from Lund University (Sweden) visited UIL from 3 to 15 December as part of his sabbatical activities. UIL thanks him for taking the initiative to come to UIL and for his kind collaboration.