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The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is pleased to present its Biennium Report 2014 | 2015, both in print and online .

With a series of milestone events in education and lifelong learning on a global scale, the 2014–2015 biennium was a period of transition in which the Institute worked with governmental and non-governmental partners for the greater good of all people. This report presents in a dynamic design UIL’s achievements in research, capacity building,...

Author/Editor:
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

It gives me great pleasure to introduce this Medium-Term Strategy 2008-2013 for the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL). Since our change of status to a full UNESCO Institute two years ago, accompanied by a new name (we were previously the UNESCO Institute of Education), many more avenues have been opened up for us to explore. There have been new ideas, concepts and courses of action to understand and engage with, new methods of working and new partnerships to be built, both within and outside UNESCO.

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Author/Editor:
UIL
Year of publication:
2009

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

This study of the financing for promoting literacy in Senegal aims to provide a summary of the available reports on this question in order to:

-Compare the costs of different programmes implemented in Senegal.

-Make recommendations for the calculation of the cost of a national programme, providing quality whilst remaining within the country’s capacities.

-Draw conclusions for planning the LIFE initiative and developing a regional strategy for the UNLD.

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Author/Editor:
Diagne; Amadou Wade
Year of publication:
2007

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

The fourth policy brief in the UIL series recommends youth engagement in multipurpose community learning spaces and centres. The aim is to improve their access to full participation in learning and community development activities. It is based on discussions from the International Policy Forum on Literacy and Life Skills Education for Vulnerable Youth through Community Learning Centres held on 20 – 22 August 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Policy Brief 4 is built on the...

Author/Editor:
UIL
Year of publication:
2014

Available from UIL's Library in English.

Local communities have an indispensable role to play in supporting people’s learning and development and in creating societies that are engaged, inclusive and sustainable. Community-based learning strengthens bonds across generations, promotes agency and self-reliance, and fosters social cohesion, thus encouraging active citizenship and a sense of ownership of a community’s future. Moreover, it enables the exchange of information and the development of skills necessary in tackling the challenges of today’s rapidly changing world, ultimately...

Author/Editor:
UIL
Year of publication:
2017

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

CONFINTEA crystallized an idea into an event, and made of an event an agreement between countries, principally by governments wishing to recognize and give impetus to the shifts taking place in the world of adult learning. However, the idea of adult learning, as it is now understood, is so broad and so all encompassing that to try to follow the whole field is to miss the essentials. How then to monitor the follow-up to CONFINTEA in its entirety when the field is so vast?

Download: CONFINTEA follow-up...

Author/Editor:
UIE
Year of publication:
1999

Available from UIL's Library in English.

In line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Cork Call to Action for Learning Cities recognizes the important role of lifelong learning as a driver for environmental, social, cultural and economic sustainability. It outlines key points for cities to promote health and environment, equity and inclusion, as well as decent work and entrepreneurship.

The document is available for download in English , French and...

Author/Editor:
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
Year of publication:
2017
No. of pages:
3

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The following report is the outcome of a study commissioned by the UNESCO Institute for Education in Hamburg, Germany, within the framework of its ‘International Survey on Adult Education for Indigenous Peoples’, carried out in 15 countries worldwide. In Bolivia’s case, the study was headed by a team from the Master’s Programme in Intercultural Bilingual Education (Maestría en Educación Intercultural Bilingüe), which is part of the Training Programme in Intercultural Bilingual Education for the Andean Countries (Programa de Formación en Educación Intercultural Bilingüe para los Países...

Author/Editor:
López; Luis Enrique
Year of publication:
2000

Available from UIL's Library in Spanish.

Although they are often overlooked by policymakers, intergenerational approaches to literacy and learning have huge potential across a range of agendas and particularly for disadvantaged and vulnerable families.

Research evidence reveals the considerable benefits of family learning for both children and adults. Fostering a culture of learning within the family can help prevent school failure and drop-out among children while helping parents in ensuring their children are school-ready and supporting them with their homework. The desire of parents to better support their children at...

Author/Editor:
UIL
Year of publication:
2017
No. of pages:
4

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

At the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI), which was held in Belém, Brazil, in December 2009, 144 UNESCO Member States, in-cluding 40 from Africa, adopted the Belém Framework for Action, the most recent international policy document seeking to strengthen adult education. The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), in co-operation with the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and UNESCO offices in the different world regions, is coordinating the global monitoring of the follow-up to the Belém Framework for Action.This includes the preparation of the Global...

Author/Editor:
Angela Owusu-Boampong
Year of publication:
2013

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.