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In 2017, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) received generous financial support from the Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany to implement a project whose aim is to empower vulnerable women and their families in sub-Saharan Africa by providing them with opportunities to improve their literacy proficiency levels and other foundational skills through intergenerational learning.

As part of its Action Research: Measuring Literacy Programme Participants’ Learning Outcomes (RAMAA) programme, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) was invited to provide teaching units for the regional Engineering in Design and Management of Educational Alternatives (ICGAE) Master'...

I wanted to learn how to read and write in order to be independent, to be able to depend on myself. For a living, I cook and sell meals. I now have a webpage with my menus and I can also keep account of the payments of my clients .’ (AMLL learner in Mexico)

Carrying out an international evaluation of literacy achievement among youth and adults implies knowing which skills to evaluate.

The methodology used within the framework of the second phase of RAMAA II (Recherche-action sur la mesure des apprentissages des bénéficiaires des...