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ERIC Number: ED564147
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
Youth Matters: Equipping Vulnerable Young People with Literacy and Life Skills. UIL Policy Brief 2
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
Youth literacy and life skills, especially for vulnerable youth who have left school or never received a formal education, should be a policy priority to secure the full participation of young people in society and to ensure peaceful and sustainable development. This document assesses the complex challenge of designing policy for vulnerable youth. It emphasizes the importance of including input from youth and other stakeholders in the decision-making process. It also provides detailed examples of policies and programmes that meet the particular needs of vulnerable youth in an effective manner.
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. Feldbrunnenstrasse 58, 20148 Hamburg, Germany. Tel: +49-40-4480410; Fax: +49-40-4107723; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) (Germany)
Identifiers - Location: Bangladesh; Brazil; Cambodia; Ethiopia; Haiti; India; Liberia; Nepal; Senegal; Tanzania