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Didacta and UIL to explore partnership

Aug 05, 2014

Mr Reinhard H. Koslitz, Executive Director of the Didacta Association of the Education Industry, visited UIL on July 31, 2014 to explore partnership possibilities between both institutions.more

Mexico City to host the second International Conference on Learning Cities in 2015

Jul 23, 2014

Mexico City has been selected by UNESCO to host the second International Conference on Learning Cities. The decision was announced on July 14, at an event organized by the Mexico City authorities and attended by representatives of universities, national and international agencies, governmental and...more

Skills for Life – Skills for Work: Seminar on the Post-2015 Agenda

Jul 14, 2014

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), in partnership with the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE), organized a seminar entitled “Skills for Life – Skills for Work: Seminar on the Post-2015 Agenda” on 25 June 2014 at UIL in Hamburg.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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