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Addressing Mexico’s literacy challenges from a lifelong learning perspective

Feb 24, 2015

Around 100 specialists, researchers and senior professionals from the formal and non-formal basic education sector met at an international symposium on 11 February in Mexico City.more

UIL CONFINTEA scholarships yield journal articles

Feb 12, 2015

Two articles authored by former CONFINTEA scholars have recently been published in two specialized journals of education.more

Indigenous Peoples and the Decolonization of Science

Feb 03, 2015

A symposium on Indigenous Peoples and the Decolonization of Science took place on 15 to 18 January 2015 at the campus of the University of Bremen, Germany.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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