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Evaluation of the Adult Literacy and Education Strategy 2010–2015 in Mozambique

Jul 08, 2015

Eighty participants from national and provincial levels of Mozambique’s National Adult Literacy and Education Department (DINAEA) as well as other stakeholders recently met to take stock of the findings of an external evaluation of the Adult Literacy and Education Strategy 2010–2015.more

Examining the adult and non-formal education sub-sector in Tanzania

Jul 07, 2015

In order to identify key issues and challenges in Tanzania’s adult and non-formal education sub-sector which need to be addressed in the new Education Sector Development Plan (ESDP 2016–2025), the Tanzanian Department of Adult and Non-Formal Education (ANFE) convened a meeting in Dar-es-Salaam on...more

Provision of basic skills for adults – Strategies that work

Jul 06, 2015

Policy coherence in adult basic skills can only be achieved if policy makers look beyond their own policy sphere to seek cross-organisational coordination at the different levels of government while favouring integrated approaches.more

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Publications

Action research to improve youth and adult literacy

Mar 26, 2015

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.more

Empowering girls and women through the use of information and communication technologies

Feb 25, 2015

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. more

Literacy and Education for Sustainable Development and Women’s Empowerment

Sep 09, 2014

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.more

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