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‘This book presents an inclusive vision of lifelong learning, one that crosses sectors and embraces the entire continuum of learning. It celebrates the learning that can and does occur in areas of work, community, family, and education.’ Arne Carlsen, Director, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).

Self-construction and Social Transformation: Lifelong, Lifewide and Life-deep Learning, is a book that recognizes the intimate nature of the education and learning that takes place in the course of adults’ lives and how these ultimately...

Author/Editor:
Paul Bélanger
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in English.

‘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.

The Report on the 2nd International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC), which took place from 28 to 30 September 2015 in Mexico City, has just been published. The Report details the proceedings and outcomes of the 2nd ICLC, which brought together over 650 participants from 95 countries to define the role of learning cities in shaping the Sustainable Development Agenda.

The Report provides information on how to develop sustainable learning cities, strengthen partnerships and networks, and implement the Key Features of Learning Cities. It also shares insights into how learning...

Author/Editor:
UIL
Year of publication:
2016
No. of pages:
75

Available from UIL's Library in English, French, 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.

‘Higher education through distance education has a big potential to make learning and education more accessible, effective and inclusive for adult learners. The final IDEAL report provides a good knowledge base for increased cooperation and dialogue between stakeholders across the European Union, ’ Arne Carlsen, UIL Director.

Distance education in higher education is a fast-growing and widespread phenomenon. As many adults are unable to participate in on-campus education, distance education offers flexible learning paths that greatly...

Author/Editor:
Arne Carlsen; Angela Owusu-Boampong; Carl Holmberg; Carmen Neghina
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in English.

‘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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‘This Inventory showcases eighty-six countries and investigates how learning outcomes of non-formal and informal learning are being integrated alongside formal qualifications into regional and national qualifications frameworks for lifelong learning,’ said Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.

UNESCO HQ, the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP), the European Training Foundation (ETF) and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) launched the 2015 edition of the Global...

Author/Editor:
UNESCO ED/PLS; UIL; ETF; Cedefop
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in English.

“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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'We are now at a juncture of redefining literacy as the foundation of Lifelong Learning for the next 15 years. Therefore, it is imperative to look back and learn from past literacy initiatives and policies in order to design new and successful strategies in future', remarks Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.

The past decade has seen a resurgence in the popularity of literacy campaigns as a means of mobilizing political will, resources and people. However, there has been inadequate understanding of the...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann
Year of publication:
2015

Available from UIL's Library in English.