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Selon le directeur de l’Institut de l’UNESCO pour l’apprentissage tout au long de la vie, M. Arne Carlsen, « les frontières entre l’éducation formelle, non formelle et informelle sont poreuses et un certain nombre de questions touchent à la mise en œuvre de l’apprentissage tout au long de la vie. Parmi elles figurent les conceptualisations de l’apprentissage tout au long de la vie; la reconnaissance des résultats de l’apprentissage, le rôle du conseil et de l’orientation, des enseignants et facilitateurs, des ressources financières et de l’...

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Shirley Walters; Jin Yang; Peter Roslander
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This book will help to promote literacy by raising understanding and awareness of family literacy in Africa. It shows that a variety of experiences with regard to this concept exist in this region and will help to bring different stakeholders together, enter into dialogue and chart a new course of action. It will inform practitioners, policymakers and funders about a concept able not only to reach children and adults but also produce more effective and sustainable programmes.

Editors : Snoeks Desmond and Maren Elfert Publishers : UIL and dvv international, 2008...

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The book identifies quantitative, qualitative and multi-method approaches, and is based upon existing research methods teaching in Africa. It is grounded in African adult education contexts and draws on material and experiences from research courses taught in African universities. It emphasises the importance of combining quantitative methods with qualitative research that is embedded in adult education contexts and that builds on indigenous knowledge. Examples of the contexts addressed in the book include: village communities, agriculture development workers, literacy and income...

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This book is an outcome of the Shanghai International Forum on Lifelong Learning co-organised by UNESCO, the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, the Chinese Society of Educational Development Strategy and the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO. The Forum took place in Shanghai during the World Expo 2010, from 19 to 21 May.

The 24 papers collected here document the debates and discussions led by experts from across the world. The papers are grouped into five themes, recounting first how lifelong learning has evolved conceptually and then how policy has developed in its...

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« Nous sommes aujourd’hui parvenus au stade de redéfinir pour les 15 prochaines années l’alphabétisation, fondement de l’apprentissage tout au long de la vie. Il est donc impératif de regarder en arrière et de tirer les leçons des initiatives et politiques précédentes d’alphabétisation, afin de concevoir à l’avenir des stratégies nouvelles et concluantes », a déclaré Arne Carlsen, directeur de l’Institut de l’UNESCO pour l’apprentissage tout au long de la vie (UIL).

Au cours de la dernière décennie, les campagnes d’alphabétisation ont regagné...

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Ulrike Hanemann
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Amartya Sen defined development as the creation of capabilities or capacities. One of the crucial capacities is basic education. With no access to writing, reading and numeracy, people are unable to fight against poverty and to build their lives in the current global environment. In this perspective, the right to education cannot be conceived only in a subsidiary or ancillary way. The realisation of the right to education is an essential pre-condition for human dignity and for development. But how does one measure this reality?

This book presents a methodology for observation and...

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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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