Literacy and Basic Skills
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) is launching four new publications.
From 18 to 21 August 2014, UNESCO Jakarta and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning undertook a joint mission to Timor-Leste to analyse the results of the interventions that have been conducted within the framework of the CapEFA Programme and to discuss with national partners (NDRE and...
UIL, together with the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in Africa (BREDA) in Dakar, the UNESCO Regional Office in Abuja is coordinating the development of a West African curriculum framework for formal and non-formal bilingual education.
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...
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has published a research study titled “Literacy and Women’s Empowerment: Stories Of Success And Inspiration”.