UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) member Yeonsu, Republic of Korea, will host the fifth International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC 5), which will take place from 27 to 30 October 2021. The event will welcome education experts and representatives of the 229 members of the UNESCO GNLC to deliberate on the conference theme ‘Building healthy and resilient cities through learning’.
On 28 June 2021, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) will organize a webinar on the assessment of youth and adult literacy and numeracy skills.
Educators are key to quality adult learning and education. Yet, a shortage of professional adult educators in many countries around the world still hinders progress towards the provision of lifelong learning opportunities and hence the work towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4.
Lifelong learning is key to solving global challenges and is therefore integral to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), defined by UNESCO as ‘education