From Education to Employment in Times of Financial Crisis: Comparing Germany and Greece in a European International Perspective
There is still no common understanding of how to approach literacy as a lifelong learning process, particularly how to define and measure it. This is evident in the second Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE II), recently published by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.
Educational Testing Service (ETS), an American non-profit organisation, and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) hosted the PIAAC Invitational Research Conference on 13–15 November 2013 in Washington DC. Some 260 researchers, experts and policymakers from 33 countries...
Three education policymakers were recently awarded a CONFINTEA fellowships at UIL, and were invited from 7 to 31 October to work on education projects at the Institute’s offices in Hamburg.
UIL Announces Latest Publication: Linking Recognition Practices and National Qualifications FrameworksNov 22, 2013
Qualification systems across the globe are generally well equipped to deal with learning acquired in institutional settings. However, one of the greatest challenges is how to recognise learning that occurs outside the formal education sector.
In light of the growing number of concepts in the field of youth and adult education, policy-makers and practitioners should have at their disposal a guidebook that summarizes all the major discussions in this area of study.
On the initiative of the National Institute for Lifelong Education (NILE), the Republic of Korea hosted the Regional CONFINTEA VI Follow-up meeting for Asia and the Pacific on 18 – 19 October 2013, which UIL organized in cooperation with UNESCO Regional Office in Bangkok.
UIL has awarded a training scholarship to a member of the ALADIN network of documentation and information centres. The recipient, Ms Rachel Kagoiya, has begun a seven-week online course on using Social Media and Tactics, in cooperation with the iSchool Institute at the University of Toronto, the...
“The thriving cities of the future will be learning cities”: UNESCO helps shape the future of cities.Nov 11, 2013
More than five hundred mayors, city education executives and experts from more than 100 countries met in Beijing, China, from 21 to 23 October, at the International Conference on Learning Cities to discuss ways to make cities more responsive to the learning needs of citizens.
The 4th Bonn Conference on Adult Education and Development (BoCAED IV) was held in Bonn from 16 to 17 October 2013. The Conference, attended by over 150 international participants, focused on technical and vocational skills development (TVSD), including adult and non-formal learning for the urban...