Literacy is an integral component of the right to education and a prerequisite for realizing other human rights.
In 2015, the international community agreed on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, committing to achieving 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Globalization, digitalization and migration are changing the way we work and learn.
Digital learning media open up new and different opportunities for learning and teaching. It is important that these opportunities are open to those who do not enjoy privileged access to education, including refugees and migrants and people with low levels of basic education.
UNESCO is calling for applications and nominations for the 2019 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘
In order to achieve the Education 2030 Agenda, lifelong learning must govern future global education policy-making.
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) will offer UIL Research Scholarships to six researchers from UNESCO Member States and/or Associate Member States. The scholarships begin in September and are for a period of one month.
The application period for joining the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) is now open. Cities from all UNESCO regions can apply to become members of the network from now until 30 April 2019.
In order to apply, cities must:
Address: UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, Feldbrunnenstraße 58, 20148 Hamburg
Earlier this year, 160 countries completed an online survey, which has provided a comprehensive overview of the progress in adult learning and education (ALE) in UNESCO Member States.