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Community learning centres (CLCs) were first opened in Ethiopia as a result of the work initiated by Mr Yoseph Abera, a senior expert for adult and non-formal education in the Ethiopian Ministry of Education (MoE) and his department. Mr Abera participated in the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) CONFINTEA Fellowship Programme in 2015. Together with experts at UIL, the department developed a strategy to introduce CLCs in his country.

The University of Hamburg is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year by launching the initiative ‘Science City Hamburg’, which aligns with the city’s goal of making Hamburg a leading science hub by 2040.

Within the Science City framework, the Centre for Continuing Studies of the...

The Ministry of Gender, Labour, and Social development in Uganda has just approved and allocated a budget for the implementation of a pilot programme for Community Learning Centres (CLCs) in three districts.

The national strategy for piloting CLCs in Uganda is based on the work of UIL’s...

The fourth UNESCO Global Report on Adult Learning and Education ( GRALE 4 ) will be published in 2019. A record 160 UNESCO Member States provided their insights on developments in adult learning and education. The information received will help to assess the current state of...