Home

The world has undergone major transformations in the course of the century now coming to a close, which have served to change humankind’s global environment, physically, socially, environmentally, politically and culturally, in spite of a number of negative forces at play. Notwithstanding the accompanying questions and doubts, the scientific research and discoveries that have gone hand in hand with these transformations are growing in significance and are indisputably benefiting humanity as a whole. Unfortunately, however, a large minority of the world’s population remains unable to...

Author/Editor:
Hazoumê; Marc Laurent
Year of publication:
1999

Available from UIL's Library in French.

The following report is about an international expert meeting which was jointly organized by the Department of Adult and Continuing Education & Extension (DACEE) for the University of Mumbai, India, the UNESCO institute for Education (UIE) and the International Congress of University Adult Education (ICUAE). It took place in Mumbai on April 20-24, 1998, and consisted of two separate but complementary events: a) a one-day international seminar on Global Trends in Adult Learning, and b) a three-day preparatory meeting for the forthcoming World Conference on Higher Education (WCHE), to...

Author/Editor:
Mauch; Werner; Narang; Renuka
Year of publication:
1998

Available from UIL's Library in English.

This document is an attempt to open a dialogue among educators working in the area of complex emergencies. It recognizes that most of the newly tested educational interventions lack a long-term perspective. Education, whether for peace and reconciliation or in the reconstruction of human resources, is hardly addressed at present. The case studies described here provide a vivid account of an approach using kits. Clearly, different contexts and levels of emergency warrant different kinds of response. Thus, there is the need for further research from field experiences, especially at the...

Author/Editor:
Aguilar; Pilar; Retamal; Gonzalo
Year of publication:
1998

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

More than a report, this publication spells out the actions to be carried out by Unesco institute for Education.

Download: Annual report 1997-1998: UNESCO Institute for Education (UIE) (PDF 1,94 MB)

Author/Editor:
UIE
Year of publication:
1998

Available from UIL's Library in English.

The general objective of the Conference was to highlight the importance of adult learning and to forge a world-wide commitment to adult and continuing education in the perspective of lifelong learning. Lifelong learning is an approach to learning that involves people learning in many different environments - over large distances, in the workplace, or in non-formal settings - and throughout much of their lives. From learning basic numeracy or literacy to training on the latest software packages, people are using educational opportunities to take more control of their lives.

Download...

Author/Editor:
Singh; Madhu
Year of publication:
1998

Available from UIL's Library in English.

We, from all regions of the world, university-based adult educators, scholars and other specialists in the field of lifelong learning together with representatives of non-governmental organizations having begun working at the UNESCO International Conference on Adult Education in Hamburg, Germany, July 14-18, 1997, and now meeting at the Department of Adult and Continuing Education and Extension of the University of Mumbai in Mumbai, India April 21-23, 1998 in order to prepare for the World Conference on Higher Education: Higher Education in the 21 st Century in Paris, in October of 1998...

Author/Editor:
UIE
Year of publication:
1998

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

This book constitutes one of a number of activities completed as part of a collaboration between the UNESCO Institute for Education (Hamburg) and the German Foundation for International Development (DSE), whose objective was to gain a better understanding of innovative educational practices in countries in the South or countries with an economically and socially disadvantaged population. A three-year research programme analysed a series of non-formal educational programmes for adults in selected countries in Africa, Latin America, Asia and Canada, using an inclusive approach that viewed...

Author/Editor:
Büttner; Thomas; Jung; Ingrid; King; Linda
Year of publication:
1997

Available from UIL's Library in Spanish.

The 5th International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA V) was convened by the Director-General of UNESCO in pursuance of resolutions 1.1 (para 2.A.g) and 1.4 (para 3) adopted by the General Conference at its twenty-eighth session of the General Conference of UNESCO and in accordance with the work plan of the Approved Programme and Budget for 1996. At the invitation of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Conference was held at the Congress Centrum Hamburg from 14 to 18 July 1997. The Conference was organized with the following partners: FAO; ILO; UNAIDS; UNICEF;...

Author/Editor:
UIE
Year of publication:
1997

Available from UIL's Library in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic.

The human body is widely perceived as a spectacular master-piece that it is difficult to represent and describe in terms of a single scientific discipline because of the astonishing multiplicity of its facets. It is more rarely seen as a living museum of the history of life. The goal of this project is to offer everyone the chance to explore their body as a source of knowledge of evolution, to identify the results of past changes that have gradually led to homo sapiens sapiens and to its present diversity.

Download:...

Author/Editor:
UIE
Year of publication:
1997

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

This Agenda for the Future sets out in detail the new commitment to the development of adult learning called for by the Hamburg Declaration on Adult Learning.

Download: Adult education: the Hamburg Declaration; the Agenda for the Future (PDF 1,79 MB)

Also available in German and Portuguese .

Author/Editor:
UIE
Year of publication:
1997

Available from UIL's Library in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German.