Literacy and Basic Skills
The fourth policy brief in the UIL series recommends youth engagement in multipurpose community learning spaces and centres. The aim is to improve their access to full participation in learning and community development activities.
As we celebrate the International Women's Day on 8 March, let us enhance the commitment to women’s education and learning. The Second Global Report on Adult Learning and Education highlights national measures targeting women in adult literacy and adult education programmes.
In 2013, UNESCO researched how youth in rural communities learn in Cambodia, Egypt and Ethiopia. This study also investigated how young people perceived learning for agricultural and rural livelihoods.
The third in UIL’s current series of policy briefs, titled Gender equality matters: Empowering women through literacy programmes, offers research-informed analysis and action-oriented recommendations for local and national governments, providers of literacy programmes and educators on how to reduce...
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has published a research study titled “Literacy and Women’s Empowerment: Stories Of Success And Inspiration”.
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has published a collection of case studies entitled Literacy Programmes with a focus on women to reduce gender disparities.