Literacy and Basic Skills
Professor Francis Hult, an educational linguist from Lund University (Sweden) visited UIL from 3 to 15 December as part of his sabbatical activities. UIL thanks him for taking the initiative to come to UIL and for his kind collaboration.
Within the framework of its partnership agreement with MA LLL, UIL was invited to participate in the annual international MA LLL seminar from 18 to 21 November 2014 at Deusto University in Bilbao, Spain.
UIL and the Hamburg State Institute for Teacher Training and School Development (LI) and pleased to present a short film, produced for the 10th Anniversary of Hamburg’s Family Literacy Project (FLY). Since 2004, when FLY was launched by both institutions, it has helped thousands of children and...
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.
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.
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...