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The present compilation brings together a selection of case studies showcasing how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can be integrated both innovatively and effectively into literacy and education to improve the lives of refugees, migrants and IDPs. The case studies in this compilation demonstrate the potential of technology to support learners’ acquisition of literacy skills through arts-based learning, integrated literacy programmes, entrepreneurship training or in combination with tertiary education opportunities.

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Year of publication:
2022
No. of pages:
270

Available from UIL's Library in English.

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), with the financial support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), initiated this review of the literature and practices of innovative technologies for literacy learning and education for youth and adult refugees, migrants and internally displaced persons. This review compiles literature on the challenges and needs of these vulnerable groups. It examines how 25 selected literacy and education programmes worldwide have put ICTs into practice to help these groups in their learning endeavours.

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Year of publication:
2022
No. of pages:
88

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

Lifelong learning has become the overarching concept and vision for education, as reflected in the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), one of which, SDG 4, explicitly petitions countries to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’ (UNESCO, 2016). Lifelong learning (LLL) is rooted in the integration of learning and living, covering learning activities for people of all ages, in all life-wide contexts and through a variety of modalities that, together, meet a range...

Year of publication:
2022
No. of pages:
6

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The Marrakech Framework for Action sets out key areas for action required to achieve this vision over the next decade. UNESCO Member States will work to realize a right to lifelong learning, enhancing governance and quality of adult learning and education, backed by increased investment. They committed to placing inclusion at the heart of these endeavours to ensure that those most often left behind benefit from lifelong learning.

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Year of publication:
2022
No. of pages:
11

Available from UIL's Library in English, French, Spanish.

This report presents the results of a global survey administered by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) on the contribution of universities and other higher education institutions (HEIs) to lifelong learning (LLL). It was conducted with the aim of developing a knowledge base on how and to what extent HEIs contribute to the implementation of LLL.

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Year of publication:
2022
No. of pages:
341

Available from UIL's Library in English.

The UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 enjoins countries to ‘promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’ (UN DESA, 2022). It thereby establishes lifelong learning (LLL) as central to a sustainable future. Transforming higher education institutions (HEIs) into lifelong learning institutions is key to realizing this goal. HEIs are in a unique position to promote sustainable societies through their expertise in knowledge production, skills development and academic exchange. By expanding access to new populations of students, HEIs can promote LLL throughout the wider society. This...
Year of publication:
2022
No. of pages:
9

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The complexities of modern life demand adaptability – populations that are resilient, open to change and willing to engage in learning throughout life. Increased mobility, population displacement, the climate crisis, technological change, threats to global health and democratic systems, and new patterns of production and consumption affect, in different ways, all countries in the world. Lifelong learning represents an effective and potentially transformational means of addressing many of these challenges.

This handbook provides information, evidence and basic conceptual models to...

Year of publication:
2022
No. of pages:
198

Available from UIL's Library in English.

The main challenge for adult learning and education across the globe is to reach those who need it most. This is the key message of UNESCO’s Fifth Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE 5).

UNESCO’s report...

Year of publication:
2022
No. of pages:
179

Available from UIL's Library in English.

In preparation of the Seventh International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VII), in Marrakech, Morocco, in June 2022, a series of regional conferences took place between February and September 2021. This document provides a synthesis of the outcomes of these events. The regional outcome documents identified current concerns, priorities and recommendations for CONFINTEA VII. This synthesis of the regional outcome documents will contribute to the Marrakech Framework for Action (MFA), the main outcome document of CONFINTEA VII, and guide all relevant ALE stakeholders and UNESCO...

Year of publication:
2022
No. of pages:
14

Available from UIL's Library in English.