The German initiative “Lernen vor Ort” (LvO) [“learning where you live”] was launched in 2009 by the German Ministry of Education and Research with the support of the European Commission.
Within the framework of its CapEFA Programme UNESCO provides focused support to the government of Mali to reinforce the country’s capacities in the training of educators (formation des enseignants) with a view to achieving the EFA goals.
Increasing the participation of adult learners in higher education is an important objective in European education policy. At the same time, higher education institutions are diversifying their services to reach out to adult learners. One form of such outreach are distance education programmes.
During the International Conference of Learning Cities, held in October 2013 in Beijing, the participants adopted the Beijing Declaration on Building Learning Cities and committed themselves to advancing the development of learning cities.
The EU-funded project ‘Wider Benefits of Lifelong Learning (BeLL)’ was launched in November 2011, coordinated by the German Institute for Adult Education – Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning (DIE).
In December 2014 UNESCO Headquarters will host the 4th World Forum on Lifelong Learning, entitled “ Lifelong Learning – Condition for Peace and Progress”.
We are pleased to announce the publication of the Annual Report for 2013. The publication has been redesigned in order to provide a more accessible and visually attractive information source about the Institute and its work. The Annual Report provides an overview of UIL’s key activities in 2013...
We are very pleased to inform you that the website of the Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) is now online.
The UIL Documentation Centre and Library has compiled 102 documents from Member States and international organisations as a first step towards setting-up a knowledge platform of lifelong learning policy and strategy documents. For the advancement of this platform UIL encourages and appreciates...
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) contributes to the Global Inventory on National Qualifications Frameworks (NQFs) which is prepared by two EU agencies, the European Training Foundation (ETF) and the Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop), in collaboration with...