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Recommitting to Literacy to Face African Challenges: the African Regional Conference in Support of Global Literacy, 10-12 September 2007, Bamako, Mali.

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De acuerdo a lo señalado por Arne Carlsen, director del Instituto de la UNESCO para el Aprendizaje a Lo Largo de Toda La Vida (UIL), “una nueva investigación aporta en forma considerable a la base de conocimientos de la UNESCO sobre la construcción de una sociedad del conocimiento”.

Países como Japón, la República de Corea y Singapur están en proceso de convertirse en sociedades del aprendizaje. Estos países se centran en educar a la fuerza laboral e invertir en la investigación educativa.

Recientemente, el UIL publicó el segundo volumen...

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Jin Yang; Rika Yorozu
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Gemeinsam in der Sprache baden: Family Literacy. Internationale Konzepte zur familienorientierten Schriftsprachförderung Eds.: Elfert, Maren; Rabkin, Gabriele Ernst Klett Sprachen, 2007 – 140 pp. – ISBN 3-12-555111-0 € 14,80

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This publication contains the major papers presented during the International Conference on Lifelong Learning: Global Perspectives in Education held in Beijing in July 2001. Almost 200 participants from government agencies, academic institutions, research organizations, multilateral agencies and non-governmental organizations from 40 countries shared their policies and practices on lifelong learning in their respective contexts.

Publishers: UIE Editor: Carolyn Medel-A ñ onuevo Year of publication: 2002 No. of pages: 306 ISBN: 92-...

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This book explores existing research paradigms, presents African counter-arguments and examples, and proposes methodologies more appropriate for African contexts. The emphasis is on African realities, values and ways of knowing. The chapters address contexts for adult education research in Africa; philosophical and theoretical perspectives and their implications for research; doing a literature review; getting started with a research proposal; quantitative research designs and carrying out surveys; analysing data; the nature of qualitative research; conducting qualitative studies;...

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Erwachsene zum Wahrnehmen von Lernangeboten zu ermutigen gehört mittlerweile international ganz selbstverständlich zum politischen Diskurs. In der Regel beschränken sich die Argumente für das lebenslange Lernen jedoch darauf hinzuweisen, dass Lernen im Erwachsenenalter berufliche und soziale Kompetenzen erweitern hilft. Hört man dagegen von den erwachsenen Lernern selbst, wie Lernerfahrungen ihr Leben positiv und umfassend beeinflusst haben, erweitert sich der Blick. Die vorliegende Dokumentation der Lernwege von erwachsenen Lernern aus 14 Ländern möchte dazubeitragen; sie ist das Ergebnis...

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‘The recent development of lifelong learning policies in many UNESCO Member States has shown that there is a growing demand for the knowledge, skills and competences acquired by adults and young people over the course of their lives to be evaluated and accredited within different contexts: work, education, family life, community and society,’ says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.

Alongside established systems for recognizing formal learning, some Member States have developed mechanisms to recognize and...

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Jin Yang
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[Translate to Español:] This publication brings together the main presentations from the meeting on “Literacy and the Promotion of Citizenship: The Challenge of Learning“, which took place in Lyon, France from 2-5 April 2005 and was organized by UIE (now UIL) and its partners, the Agence Nationale de Lutte Contre L’Illettrisme (ANLCI) and the UNESCO French National Commission. It documents the diversity of literacy-related thinking and practice in the region.

This advocacy meeting, attended by policy makers, researchers and practitioners, succeeded in creating a momentum to forge a...

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The present publication is the final product of the collective work of IntALWinE, giving an account of the activities carried out and the results achieved in the framework of the Socrates/Grundtvig network. It includes a series of suggestions and examples of good practice collected by the IntALWinE partners for the improvement of learning festivals and structured in five categories around events and activities, promotional material awards, cooperation and evaluation. Two sets of policy recommendations are also presented in this publication: one produced by the network partners and the...

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Para Arne Carlsen, director del Instituto de la UNESCO para el Aprendizaje A Lo Largo de Toda La Vida, "Existen fronteras porosas entre la educación formal, la educación no formal y el aprendizaje informal, y hay una serie de asuntos[DE1] que están afectando la puesta en práctica del aprendizaje a lo largo de toda la vida. Éstos incluyen la comprensión conceptual del aprendizaje a lo largo de toda la vida, el reconocimiento de los logros del aprendizaje y el papel del asesoramiento y la orientación, de los docentes y facilitadores, de los recursos financieros e infraestructura, y de la...

Author/Editor:
Shirley Walters; Jin Yang; Peter Roslander
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