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Peter Jarvis, leading adult educator and pioneer of adult education scholarship, has passed away.

Peter was a gifted teacher and scholar whose numerous published works are among the most cited in the field of lifelong learning. He was also an enthusiastic promoter of scholarship and, among other things, initiated the CONFINTEA scholarship programme at the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), proposing the scheme during a visit to UIL in 2012. Peter co-funded one of the scholarships himself, with his publisher Taylor and Francis.

ALADIN sponsored the attendance of ALADIN member Moses Mwandihi (Kenya National Library Kisumu) at the ADEA Triennale (Dakar, Republic of Senegal, 14 - 17 March 2017) to share his rich knowledge in setting up reading tents for families and children. Promoting the importance of books and reading...

UIL has published a policy brief on Using Libraries to Support National Literacy Efforts .

The policy brief examines the role of libraries in supporting lifelong literacy. It looks at how libraries nurture early literacy skills up to advanced levels of literacy proficiency....