“Literacy is imperative in developing sustainable and inclusive societies”, says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)
“Families can foster a culture of learning where the education needs of all its members are addressed,” Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).
Mr Arne Carlsen, Director UIL, envisions that this publication ”will be a source of inspiration to mayors, city councils, education experts, researchers, stakeholders and citizens alike”.
“The soon to be adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development affords us the opportunity to reflect on the role of literacy in promoting “lifelong learning opportunities for all”.
«The action research project RAMAA was initiated by UIL in order to provide policymakers and development partners with reliable and usable contextual data.
'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.
'A large number of adult learners are still facing institutional and situational barriers to access distance education in European higher education institutions.