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The Role of Higher Education in Promoting Lifelong Learning

Jul 15, 2015

This new UIL publication reports on how higher education institutes (HEIs) face a strategic imperative to broaden access to lifelong learning opportunities and ensure that education and learning are available to a diverse student population.more

2nd International Conference on Learning Cities: Towards Building Sustainable Learning Cities

Jun 29, 2015

The 2nd International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC), co-organized by UNESCO and the Government of Mexico City, will be held from 28 to 30 September 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico. This Conference will mark a milestone towards ‘Building Sustainable Learning Cities’ and make a significant...more

Global Perspectives on Recognising Non-formal and Informal Learning: Why Recognition Matters

Jun 19, 2015

This UIL publication investigates factors that are critical for implementing the recognition, validation and accreditation (RVA) of non-formal and informal learning. more

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Towards equitable and inclusive quality education and lifelong learning for all by 2030

May 20, 2015

Mr Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning, will chair a group session at the World Education Forum 2015, which is being held from 19 to 22 May 2015 in Incheon, Republic of Korea, on Operationalising Lifelong Learning.more

New lifelong learning terminology in Spanish and Portuguese

Apr 22, 2015

A pioneer project has developed a Spanish and Portuguese glossary with new terms and concepts in lifelong learning. The glossary is intended to be used in youth and adult education in Latin America.more

Recognition, Validation and Accreditation of Non-formal and Informal Learning in UNESCO Member States

Apr 16, 2015

‘The recent development of lifelong learning policies in many UNESCO Member States has shown that there is a growing demand for the knowledge, skills and competences acquired by adults and young people over the course of their lives to be evaluated and accredited within different contexts: work,...more

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