Literacy and Basic Skills
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.
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) contribute to literacy and numeracy by enhancing access and outreach, motivating learners to engage or re-engage in learning, improving the quality of teaching and learning, and boosting the possibilities for lifelong learning.
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.
A study entitled Literacy and Education for Sustainable Development and Women’s Empowerment explores how and why literacy programmes can contribute to sustainable development and processes of women’s empowerment.
Together with the Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE), UIL has published a collection of testimonies from young people participating in community education and development programmes either as learners and facilitators entitled Youth Driving Community Education:...
The theme of International Literacy Day 2014 is “Literacy and Sustainable Development”. To coincide with International Literacy Day, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has launched four new publications.