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West African curriculum framework for bilingual education

Aug 28, 2014

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.more

Senegal team proceeds with the implementation of RAMAA

May 30, 2014

The action research on the measurement of learning outcomes of literacy programmes’ participants (RAMAA) project, initiated by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), aims to develop and use efficient tools and methods to measure the learning outcomes of young people and adults (15+) who...more

Piloting a Guidebook on Participatory Action Research in Nigeria

May 22, 2014

A workshop took place from 16 to 18 April 2014 in Abuja, Nigeria to plan the piloting of a new guidebook entitled Research to Improve Youth and Adult Literacy: Empowering Learners in a Multilingual World.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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