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IFAD-UNESCO study reaffirms the importance of integrated education and learning for rural youth

Mar 07, 2014

In 2013, UNESCO researched how youth in rural communities learn in Cambodia, Egypt and Ethiopia. This study also investigated how young people perceived learning for agricultural and rural livelihoods.more

Production of a manual on the training system of teachers in basic education

Oct 08, 2012

In the framework of the second phase of the production of a manual on the training system for teachers in basic education, UNESCO Accra (Ghana), in collaboration with ...more

Improving the training of trainers for quality education in multilingual Africa

Aug 08, 2012

Mother tongue-based multilingual education is a lever for quality in education in multilingual African contexts. Building on UNESCO’s prior work with the African region UNESCO/BREDA, UIL and the African Academy of Languages recently collaborated with ...more

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Optimising Learning, Education and Publishing in Africa: The Language Factor

Optimising Learning, Education and Publishing in Africa:

UIL and ADEA present the results of a comprehensive stocktaking research project that assesses the experiences of mother tongue and bilingual formal and non-formal education in 25 sub-Saharan African countries as well as the creation of multilingual literate environments. The authors of the study...more

Management of Adult Education Organisations in Africa

Management of Adult Education Organisations in Africa

Adult education is now considered a mainstream academic discipline in several African countries, and its importance in today’s knowledge and “ideas” economies is growing steadily.more

Genre et alphabétisation : comment renforcer les capacités de recherche en Afrique

L’alphabétisation étant un droit fundamental pour tous et toutes, comment expliquer que 62 % des femmes en Afrique se voient refuser le droit à l’alphabétisme ? Comment infléchir les tendances actuelles pour éviter que près de 800 millions d’adultes parmi lesquels une forte proportion de femmes...more

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