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To mark International Literacy Day on 8 September, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is launching a new publication entitled Fostering a culture of reading and writing: Examples of dynamic literate environments (PDF, 7.8 MB) . The compilation features 18 case studies of successful youth and adult literacy programmes, all of which seek to foster rich literate environments within the family , the...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann; Lisa Krolak
Year of publication:
2017

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The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is launching a new publication highlighting the critical role family literacy and learning play in breaking down barriers between different learning contexts and engaging hard-to-reach adults and children in education. Learning Together Across Generations: Guidelines for Family Literacy and Learning Programmes was developed as part of a family learning project initiated by UIL in 2016...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann; Juliet McCaffery; Katy Newell-Jones; Cassandra Scarpino
Year of publication:
2017
No. of pages:
139

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Why RAMAA is Important for literacy: testimonies from participating countries. This title of this publication has been chosen to reflect the commitment of the twelve countries to the second phase of the action research on measuring literacy programme participants’ learning outcomes (RAMAA).

The member countries’ commitment is the cornerstone on which the effective implementation of education-for-all policies is built.

The RAMAA action research, launched at the initiative of the...

Author/Editor:
Institut de l’UNESCO pour l’apprentissage tout au long de la vie
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in French.

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of International Literacy Day on 8 September 2016, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has published a research paper entitled Promoting Health and Literacy for Women’s Empowerment . Written by Dr Anna Robinson-Pant, this paper is the third in a series of studies on literacy and women’s empowerment.

The paper discusses the links between health, well-being, women’s empowerment and education, focusing on the role of literacy. It argues that cross-...

Author/Editor:
Anna Robinson-Pant
Year of publication:
2016

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The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has launched a new publication on successful youth and adult literacy programmes entitled Literacy in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts: Effective Approaches to Adult Learning and Education (PDF 4,8 MB). This compilation of case studies will be shared with literacy stakeholders on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day on 8 September 2016.

The publication showcases examples of effective and...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann; Cassandra Scarpino
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

‘This publication gives a voice to marginalized and underprivileged youth in Latin America, thereby giving readers insights into the contexts in which these young people live and how they use education to empower their communities,’ Arne Carlsen, Director, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).

Jóvenes participando en la educación comunitaria: Testimonios de empoderamiento desde América Latina (Youth Driving Community Education: Testimonies of Empowerment from Latin America) is a publication containing twelve...

Author/Editor:
Ariadna Segura; Raúl Valdés Cotera
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in Spanish.

‘UIL continues to contribute to the dissemination of good practices with this compilation of case studies of literacy and numeracy programmes that use mobile learning and ICT-based strategies. This is an important resource for Member States that aim to use such strategies in their education systems.’ Arne Carlsen, Director, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has published a second edition of Harnessing the Potential of ICTs: Literacy and Numeracy Programmes Using Radio, TV,...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann; Cassandra Scarpino
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

‘By equipping young and adult women with literacy, numeracy and basic skills and by providing them with quality learning opportunities, we can support their empowerment and that of families, communities and societies,’ says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).

UIL has published a second edition of a collection of case studies of promising literacy programmes that seek to empower women. Narrowing the Gender Gap: Empowering Women through Literacy Programmes (originally published in 2013 as Literacy...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann; Cassandra Scarpino
Year of publication:
2016
No. of pages:
113

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“Literacy is imperative in developing sustainable and inclusive societies” , says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) joins the world in marking the 2015 International Literacy Day by launching a new publication, Transforming Our World: Literacy for Sustainable Development (PDF 3,6 MB), which shares effective practices in literacy and numeracy. This...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann
Year of publication:
2015

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

This handbook identifies principles and policy mechanisms to advance community-based learning for sustainable development, based on the commitments endorsed by the participants of the Kominkan-CLC International Conference on Education for Sustainable Development, which was held in Okayama City, Japan, in October 2014. To inform policymakers and practitioners new to this field, the handbook clarifies the international vision and goals for sustainable development and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), and identifies the potential contributions of community-based learning centres...

Author/Editor:
Fumiko Noguchi; Jose Roberto Guevara; Rika Yorozu
Year of publication:
2015
No. of pages:
59

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