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UIL launches Global RVA Observatory

Nov 21, 2014

The UIL Global Observatory of the Recognition, Validation and Accreditation (RVA) of Non-formal and Informal Learning, in short, Global RVA Observatory, is a new online resource providing access to information on RVA in UNESCO Member States.more

Inclusion of Green Skills in Recognition Practices

Nov 14, 2014

Youth employment and sustainable development were the two major global challenges discussed at the recent Global Forum on Skills for Work and Life Post-2015, organised by the UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training with the support of the Federal...more

Training Workshop for Directors and Executives of Education for Women in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Oct 22, 2014

UIL held a training workshop for directors and executives responsible for youth and adult education targeted specifically at women at national and provincial levels in Saudi Arabia.more

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Publications

Accreditation of prior learning as a lever for lifelong learning: lessons learnt from the New Opportunities Initiative, Portugal

The book gives an account of the research conducted in the independent evaluation of the New Opportunities Initiative (NOI), one of the largest Portuguese governmental programmes in recent decades to upgrade qualifications. The NOI demonstrates that the recognition of non-formal and informal...more

Conceptual evolution and policy developments in lifelong learning

This book is an outcome of the Shanghai International Forum on Lifelong Learning co-organised by UNESCO, the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, the Chinese Society of Educational Development Strategy and the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO. The Forum took place in Shanghai during...more

Citizenship, Democracy and Lifelong Learning

This book is an outcome of an international seminar organized by UIE in partnership with the Faculty of Education of the University of Hamburg in June 2002 entitled “Strengthening Democracy and Critical Citizenship through Lifelong Learning”. The papers selected reflect key issues addressed during...more

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