News

Support for the preparation of an education sector analysis in Tanzania

May 18, 2015

The Ministry of Education in Tanzania Mainland has asked UNESCO to assist in reviewing its education sector and in drafting an education sector plan for the next fifteen years. This technical assistance is funded by the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).more

Networking to improve literacy policies in Europe

Apr 29, 2015

A total of 139 participants representing governments, NGOs, academia and education practitioners from 27 European countries and international organizations attended the second conference of the European Literacy Policy Network (ELINET), which took place in Budapest from 20 to 22 April 2015.more

Developing a curriculum for adult literacy education in Afghanistan

Apr 26, 2015

Within the framework of the Enhancement of Literacy in Afghanistan (ELA) 3 Programme, which is funded by the governments of Japan, Sweden and Finland, UNESCO Kabul and the Afghan Ministry of Education’s Literacy Department organized a three-day workshop in Kabul from 13 to 15 April 2015 in order to...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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