'The integration of action research in training programmes for youth and adult educators can greatly enhance the quality of youth and adult teaching and learning', says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.
The Impact of Distance Education on Adult Learning (IDEAL) project has just published the second of three study reports, focusing on the social profile of adults enrolled in distance education. The third report will be published in February 2015.
In the context of UNESCO’s Capacity Development Programme for Education for All, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and UNESCO developed a normative framework with a sector-wide approach to education. The aim of this case study is to provide a coherent and contextualized normative framework that promotes lifelong learning for the whole education sector in DRC .
The IDEAL project, funded by the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union, seeks to examine how higher education institutions can and do contribute to adult learning by way of distance education.
A study entitled Literacy and Education for Sustainable Development and Women’s Empowerment explores how and why literacy programmes can contribute to sustainable development and processes of women’s empowerment.
Together with the Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE), UIL has published a collection of testimonies from young people participating in community education and development programmes either as learners and facilitators entitled Youth Driving Community Education: Testimonies of Empowerment fr
This book analyses the cultural factors that influence the characteristics, behaviour and thinking of adult learners from the perspective of psychology. It emphasizes the collective orientation of African cultures and the view of the self vis- à-vis interdependent relationships within a community.