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The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has launched a new publication on successful youth and adult literacy programmes entitled Literacy in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts: Effective Approaches to Adult Learning and Education (PDF 4,8 MB). This compilation of case studies will be shared with literacy stakeholders on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day on 8 September 2016.

The publication showcases examples of effective and...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann; Cassandra Scarpino
Year of publication:
2016
No. of pages:
167

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

‘This publication gives a voice to marginalized and underprivileged youth in Latin America, thereby giving readers insights into the contexts in which these young people live and how they use education to empower their communities,’ Arne Carlsen, Director, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).

Jóvenes participando en la educación comunitaria: Testimonios de empoderamiento desde América Latina (Youth Driving Community Education: Testimonies of Empowerment from Latin America) is a publication containing twelve...

Author/Editor:
Ariadna Segura; Raúl Valdés Cotera
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in Spanish.

‘UIL continues to contribute to the dissemination of good practices with this compilation of case studies of literacy and numeracy programmes that use mobile learning and ICT-based strategies. This is an important resource for Member States that aim to use such strategies in their education systems.’ Arne Carlsen, Director, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has published a second edition of Harnessing the Potential of ICTs: Literacy and Numeracy Programmes Using Radio, TV,...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann; Cassandra Scarpino
Year of publication:
2016
No. of pages:
159

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

‘By equipping young and adult women with literacy, numeracy and basic skills and by providing them with quality learning opportunities, we can support their empowerment and that of families, communities and societies,’ says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).

UIL has published a second edition of a collection of case studies of promising literacy programmes that seek to empower women. Narrowing the Gender Gap: Empowering Women through Literacy Programmes (originally published in 2013 as Literacy...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann; Cassandra Scarpino
Year of publication:
2016
No. of pages:
113

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Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

“Literacy is imperative in developing sustainable and inclusive societies” , says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) joins the world in marking the 2015 International Literacy Day by launching a new publication, Transforming Our World: Literacy for Sustainable Development (PDF 3,6 MB), which shares effective practices in literacy and numeracy. This...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann
Year of publication:
2015
No. of pages:
112

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

This handbook identifies principles and policy mechanisms to advance community-based learning for sustainable development, based on the commitments endorsed by the participants of the Kominkan-CLC International Conference on Education for Sustainable Development, which was held in Okayama City, Japan, in October 2014. To inform policymakers and practitioners new to this field, the handbook clarifies the international vision and goals for sustainable development and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), and identifies the potential contributions of community-based learning centres...

Author/Editor:
Fumiko Noguchi; Jose Roberto Guevara; Rika Yorozu
Year of publication:
2015
No. of pages:
59

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'We are now at a juncture of redefining literacy as the foundation of Lifelong Learning for the next 15 years. Therefore, it is imperative to look back and learn from past literacy initiatives and policies in order to design new and successful strategies in future', remarks Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.

The past decade has seen a resurgence in the popularity of literacy campaigns as a means of mobilizing political will, resources and people. However, there has been inadequate understanding of the...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann
Year of publication:
2015
No. of pages:
100

Available from UIL's Library in English.

“Families can foster a culture of learning where the education needs of all its members are addressed,” Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has launched a new publication on successful family literacy and learning programmes entitled “Learning Families: Intergenerational Approaches to Literacy Teaching and Learning” (PDF 4,8 MB). This compilation presents...

Author/Editor:
Ulrike Hanemann
Year of publication:
2015
No. of pages:
127

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

«The action research project RAMAA was initiated by UIL in order to provide policymakers and development partners with reliable and usable contextual data. This data will help improve the quality of literacy programmes for youth and adults, strengthen evidence-based advocacy, and develop national capacities with an emphasis on ownership and sustainability» (Arne Carlsen, UIL Director).

This new publication is a critical review of the first results of action research on measuring the learning outcomes of literacy programmes. Five francophone...

Author/Editor:
Madina Bolly; Nicolas Jonas
Year of publication:
2015
No. of pages:
85

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

'The integration of action research in training programmes for youth and adult educators can greatly enhance the quality of youth and adult teaching and learning', says Arne Carlsen, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), in collaboration with the UNESCO Multi-sectoral Regional Office for West Africa in Abuja, has published a guidebook on how action research can enhance youth and adult literacy education and learning. This guidebook can be used as a resource for training adult...

Author/Editor:
Christine Glanz; Hassana Alidou
Year of publication:
2015
No. of pages:
219

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.