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This year marks the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day (September 8), first proclaimed by the General Conference of UNESCO in 1966. The overarching theme of the 2016 event is ‘Reading the past, writing the future’.

UNESCO has worked to ensure that literacy remains a priority...

At the suggestion of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), two case studies were featured in a short documentary programme on Euronews’ Learning World last Friday, 10 February. Community learning centres in Thailand and the recognition of prior learning in Mauritius were shown as...