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Emerging Trends in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Mar 16, 2015

The International Conference on Emerging Trends in TVET: Vision 2025 took place in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India, from 18 to 20 February 2015. The event was organized by the Pandit Sunderlal Sharma Central Institute of Vocational Education (PSSCIVE) in collaboration with the UNESCO New Delhi...more

The 2nd International Expert Meeting for preparing the 2nd International Conference on Learning Cities held successfully in Hangzhou

Mar 06, 2015

The 2nd International Expert Meeting for preparing the 2nd International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC) was held in Hangzhou, China, on 3 and 4 March.more

Empower Women, Empower Humanity – Picture it!

Mar 03, 2015

The motto of International Women’s Day (8 March) in 2015 is “Empower Women, Empower Humanity – Picture it!” For UIL, this means promoting recognition of the right to education and learning by women. 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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