In December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.

Carrying out an international evaluation of literacy achievement among youth and adults implies knowing which skills to evaluate.

LitBase - Open Access Database for Literacy Programmes

    Welcome to LitBase, the Global Literacy and Numeracy Database. Here you will find case studies of youth and adult literacy programmes representing some of the best practice around the world.

      The Ministry of Gender, Labour, and Social development in Uganda has just approved and allocated a budget for the implementation of a pilot programme for Community Learning Centres (CLCs) in three districts.

      The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has just published the SDG 4 Data Digest 2018: Data to Nurture Learning,

      The fourth UNESCO Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE 4) will be published in 2019. A record 160 UNESCO Member States provided their insights on developments in adult learning and education.

      Participants from nine Member States[*] took part in UNESCO’s first e-learning course on mainstreaming adult learning and non-formal education into education sector plans from 2 October to 27 November.

      The December 2018 issue of the International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning (IRE) looks at narrative approaches to researching literacy and non-formal education in Africa and Asia.

      Some 350 ministers, officials, representatives of development agencies and other partners from around the world joined the Global Education Meeting in Brussels from 3 to 5 December 2018 to review progress on the global Education 2030 Age