Third Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE 3)

  • September 2016

The third Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE 3) came at a time of great transformation. Rapid technological change, longer life-expectancy and mass migration are presenting individuals, communities, governments and employers with unprecedented opportunities and challenges. Meanwhile, global leaders have agreed on a holistic new vision for the future: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Against this backdrop, GRALE 3 serves three objectives:

GRALE 3 is the result of a collaborative effort led by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL). Alongside a distinguished team of editors and authors, UIL’s partners included UNESCO National Commissions and Field Offices, colleagues from UNESCO Headquarters and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, and a team of ‘critical friends’ from the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Global Education Monitoring Report.

  • Author/Editor: UIL
  • Third Global Report on Adult Learning and Education: The Impact of Adult Learning and Education on Health and Well-Being; Employment and the Labour Market; and Social, Civic and Community Life
  • UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2016
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  • Available in: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian