The Second International Conference on Learning Cities

Jan 07, 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.more

Achievements and lessons learnt in building learning cities and in the expansion of the UNESCO GNLC

Dec 12, 2014

More than 50 experts, governors and educational executives from around 20 countries were gathered in Mexico City on 19 and 20 November 2014 to share experiences and exchange ideas in developing learning cities during the first International Expert Meeting for preparing the second International...more

Giving disadvantaged people a second chance to acquire basic skills and prepare for the world of work

Dec 08, 2014

Second-chance education was the theme of this year’s annual conference of the Swiss Network for Education and International Cooperation (Réseau Suisse Education et Coopération Internationale, RECI), held in Bern on 3 November 2014. The conference consisted of presentations on projects conducted by...more

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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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