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The Unesco Institute for Education (UIE) is committed to the promotion of research and international intellectual cooperation. Its focus is on lifelong learning and the democratization of education, as guiding principles for the reform and renewal of education for all children and adults. Research activities concentrate mainly on literacy, which is the absolute priority of UNESCO, and adult education. They take the form of research, dissemination and training concerning the quality and relevance of the content of education, and the development of learning strategies with a view to the...

Author/Editor:
UIE
Year of publication:
1992

Available from UIL's Library in English.

Round Table on the Complementarity of Formal and Non-formal Approaches at the Primary Education Level; Hamburg, Germany; 1990

Download: Alternative approaches to the provision of fundamental education for all: discussion guidelines (PDF 566 KB)

Author/Editor:
UIE
Year of publication:
1990

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

The purpose of this paper is to present a synopsis of significant experiences of innovative approaches towards achieving universal primary education (UPE) and its democratization prepared from a study of the available published materials pertaining to this field. The synopsis is based on the study of about 200 publications including books: reports of conferences, seminars and workshops; reviews; national case studies and country reports; research papers and journal articles related to UPE. Of these. A selected bibliography of about 80 publications has been compiled and Is attached to this...

Author/Editor:
Ranaweera; A. Mahinda; Armengol; Mercy Abreu de
Year of publication:
1990

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

Environmental problems at the global, national and local levels were escalating at such a rapid rate during the last few decades that they have emerged as a major concern of the international community, particularly of educational planners and curriculum developers.

Download: A Comparative survey of the incorporation of environmental education into school curricula (PDF 5,46 MB)

Author/Editor:
UIE
Year of publication:
1985