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CONFINTEA Scholarships - April 2015

Aug 18, 2015

During his stay at UIL, Mr Peter Björkman drafted a case study for LitBase, the UIL database of effective literacy and numeracy practices. For this case study, he collected best practice examples from members of Literacy for All, a European library network that Mr Björkman helped establish in June...more

The new UNESCO Recommendation on Adult Learning and Education (ALE): how much impact will it have?

Aug 04, 2015

Members of the Network on Between Global and Local: Adult Learning and Development ‒ one of the networks making up the European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA) ‒ reviewed the process of revising the 1976 UNESCO Recommendation on Adult Learning and Education when it gathered...more

Updating the training of educators in Mali

Aug 03, 2015

UNESCO is working with the Government of Mali to reinforce the country’s capacities in the training of educators with a view to achieving the Education for All goals. The chief objective is to strengthen the institutional capacities of ministries in charge of education as well as those of...more

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Second Global Report on Adult Learning and Education

Jan 08, 2014

The second Global Report on Adult Learning and Education is based principally on 141 national progress reports submitted by UNESCO Member States. Its objective is to review the implementation of the recommendations made by governments at the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education...more

CONFINTEA VI Final Report

The Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) was held at in Belém do Pará, Brazil, from 1 to 4 December 2009. It was organised on behalf of UNESCO by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning in partnership with the Ministry of Education of Brazil. A total of 1,125...more

Belém Framework for Action

The Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) closed with the adoption of the Belém Framework for Action. Held from 1 to 4 December 2009 in Belém, Brazil, with the participation of over 1,100 delegates, including including 55 Ministers and Deputy Ministers from 144 UNESCO...more

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