Literacy and Basic Skills
This year’s International Literacy Day (ILD) was an important occasion for looking back at past progress and looking forward for ways to tenaciously pursue the unfinished literacy agenda in the next 15 years.
“Community Learning Centres will play a more important role in sustainable development in the future,” says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).
“Families can foster a culture of learning where the education needs of all its members are addressed,” Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL). The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has launched a new publication on successful family literacy and...
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), in collaboration with the UNESCO Multi-sectoral Regional Office for West Africa in Abuja, has published a guidebook on how action research can enhance youth and adult literacy education and learning.
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.
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.