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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 collective commitment...

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This book examines how adult education is influenced by and has an influence on the society in which it takes place. It presents a clear analysis of the development challenges and sociological realities of the adult education context, which is essential if educators are to help African countries and communities achieve their developmental goals. The ten chapters in this book address the following issues as they impact on adult education: development and social change; community; rate, ethnicity and religion; social class and gender; empowerment; democracy; health and HIV/AIDS; poverty and...

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« Ce répertoire présente quatre-vingt-six pays et examine de quelle façon les résultats de l'apprentissage non formel et informel sont intégrés, parallèlement aux qualifications formelles, dans les cadres de qualifications nationaux et régionaux pour promouvoir l’apprentissage tout au long de la vie », a déclaré M. Arne Carlsen, le directeur de l'Institut de l'UNESCO pour l'apprentissage tout au long de la vie.

Le Siège de l'UNESCO, le Centre européen pour le développement de la formation professionnelle (Cedefop), la Fondation européenne pour la formation (ETF) et l'Institut de l'...

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Madhu Singh
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This book is an outcome of an international seminar organized by UIE in partnership with the Faculty of Education of the University of Hamburg in June 2002 entitled “Strengthening Democracy and Critical Citizenship through Lifelong Learning”. The papers selected reflect key issues addressed during the seminar and aim to highlight questions not often raised contributing to a deeper understanding of the relationship between democracy and education in the context of lifelong learning.

Publishers: UIE Editor: Carolyn Medel-A ñ onuevo Year of publication: 2003...

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Presenting psychology as an applied discipline that can help adult educators to be more effective in their work, this book analyses the cultural factors that influence the characteristics, behaviour and thinking of adult learners. It emphasises the collective orientation of African cultures and the view of the self in terms of interdependent relationships within a community. The chapters provide an introduction to the psychology of adult learning and address the following: characteristics of adult learning; life span development; human motivation and participation; learning styles;...

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Cette nouvelle publication de l’UIL expose de quelle façon les institutions d’enseignement supérieur (IES) font face à la nécessité stratégique d’élargir l’accès aux offres d’apprentissage tout au long de la vie et de s’assurer que l’éducation et l’apprentissage soient accessibles à un public d’étudiants diversifié. En tenant compte du processus actuel de mondialisation, de l’évolution démographique dans de nombreux pays et de la vitesse à laquelle les technologies se développent, cet...

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Jin Yang; Chripa Schneller; Stephen Roche
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This publication provides an analysis of and recommendations on literacy learning for indigenous youth and adults in multicultural and multilingual contexts. The publication is based on seven studies on the topic carried out in Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua and Peru in 2007-2008 to mark the UN’s International Year of Languages (2008). The studies focused on analysing programmes that recognised the crucial role that indigenous languages play in people’s acquisition of the written code and consequently combined bilingual/multilingual learning opportunities with an...

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The informal sector is an important segment of the economies and the civil society of developing countries. But there is only limited information on the extent and type of programs in education and training within this sector. This volume documents studies sponsored by the UNESCO Institute for Education and the International Labour Office on education, training and skills-formation for decent work in the informal sector. It examines interesting cases of skills-transfer combining social and technical learning processes and draws lessons pertinent for the design and implementation of...

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« Les nouvelles recherches contribuent largement à enrichir la base de données de l’UNESCO sur la création d’une société apprenante » affirme le directeur de l’Institut de l’UNESCO pour l’apprentissage tout au long de la vie, M. Arne Carlsen.

Le Japon, la République de Corée et Singapour sont sur le point de devenir des sociétés apprenantes en mettant l’accent sur l’éducation de la main d’œuvre et l’investissement dans la recherche en éducation.

L’UIL vient de publier le second volume de sa série Politiques et stratégies en apprentissage...

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Jin Yang; Rika Yorozu
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