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Reforms and new perspectives in Adult Education in Uzbekistan

Dec 10, 2014

A National Conference entitled “Adult Education in Uzbekistan: Reforms and Perspectives” was convened on 24 and 25 September 2014 in the city of Tashkent to stimulate dialogue among key stakeholders, to explore the current situation in adult education provision, to assess the extent of implemented...more

International Seminar for European Masters in Lifelong Learning

Nov 27, 2014

Within the framework of its partnership agreement with MA LLL, UIL was invited to participate in the annual international MA LLL seminar from 18 to 21 November 2014 at Deusto University in Bilbao, Spain. more

Strengthening Alternative Progression Pathways for Youth in Transition

Nov 25, 2014

The Second International Conference of the German Research Center for Comparative Vocational Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) was held at the University of Cologne, Germany from 22 to 24 September 2014. UIL presented evidence from its recent compilation of 33 country case studies for the Global...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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