Intergenerational learning is not a new concept; it is deeply rooted in cultures and communities across the world.
The large number of young people and adults with insufficient literacy and numeracy skills across the world is a major obstacle to the attainment of sustainable development, peace and social cohesion.
UNESCO is calling for applications and nominations for the 2018 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Skills Development’.
On 15 and 16 March 2018, the European Commission will hold a conference on ‘The European Qualifications Framework: supporting learning, work and cross-border mobility.’ The conference marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
Learning cities are a key driver in promoting education and lifelong learning at the local level; yet, to ensure the sustainable development of cities, we need to learn how to live sustainably. Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) addresses the economic, social and environmental issues related to sustainability and aims to transfer the skills needed to promote sustainable lifestyles.
Mr Qian Tang, Assistant Director-General for Education of UNESCO will come to Hamburg to meet UIL Staff and discuss future directions and work plans of UNESCO and the Institute in particular.
A second ministerial meeting on the implementation of the ongoing second phase of the Action Research on Measuring Literacy Programme Participants’ Learning Outcomes (RAMAA II) project takes place on 4 December 2017 in Dakar, Senegal.