On 28 and 29 October 2020, the Global Alliance for Literacy within the Framework of Lifelong Learning (GAL) met virtually to assess the unprecedented challenges brought by COVID-19 on youth and adult literacy in its 29 member countries.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruption to education, at every level, right across the globe, but it has also highlighted the importance of fostering a culture of lifelong learning in supporting societies to build the capacities necessary to cope with and respond to such crises.
This year, UNESCO celebrates World Teachers’ Day with a series of virtual events on the theme ‘Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future’.
The recent COVID-19 pandemic and its disruptions to education systems globally, has demonstrated the fragility of the situation of many youth and adult literacy educators, programmes and systems as represented by abrupt suspension of numerous programmes.
On 22 September 2020, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), in cooperation with the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO), will virtually launch the report Trends in Adult Learning and Education in the Arab Region – Findings from the Fourth Global
On Wednesday, 26 August 2020, UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) member city Osan (Republic of Korea) will host a webinar, entitled ‘Eco-friendly, green learning cities in the post-corona era’.
From 21 July 2020 to 29 July 2020, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), in cooperation with DVV International and the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE), will hold regional webinars on Enhancing national capacities for monitoring adult learning and education