‘Learning cities are really drivers of change. I hope that many more communities around the world will become learning cities and contribute to lifelong access to quality education and learning opportunities’ – Stefania Giannini, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education
Shanghai, China, 18 October 2018 – High-level officials from universities and research institutes, national and local governments from 20 countries as well as representatives of international agencies have come together to discuss
Four scholars from Belize, Ethiopia, India and Lao PDR have joined the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) for one month in an effort to advance policy development, open and distance learning and adult literacy in their countries.
The UNESCO International Research and Training Centre for Rural Education (INRULED) and UIL have launched a research project on basic and non-formal education for ethnic minority groups living in communities along the Mekong River.