Literacy and Basic Skills
There is still no common understanding of how to approach literacy as a lifelong learning process, particularly how to define and measure it. This is evident in the second Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE II), recently published by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.
The eighth International Literacy Campaign (LitCam) Conference took place on 7 and 8 October 2013 under the auspices of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
In September 2013, Ms Maggie Guria, a Training Officer in the National Literacy and Awareness Secretariat at the Ministry of Education of Papua New Guinea, spent four weeks at the UIL Documentation Centre and Library conducting research.
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.
To raise awareness of policy makers on key issues on lifelong learning, adult education and literacy, UIL has started developing a series of policy briefs.