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do Nascimento, Daniele Vieira, Ed.; Valdés-Cotera, Raúl, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2018
A new UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) publication, "Promoting lifelong learning for all: The experiences of Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda and the United Republic of Tanzania," marks a significant outcome of a project to promote lifelong learning for all in selected African countries. The report highlights the progress…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Educational Policy, Sustainable Development
Singh, Madhu – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2018
Since 2011, millions of Syrians have fled brutal conflict in their homeland to seek refuge in other countries. Millions more remain internally displaced. More than 5.7 million children and youth are in need of educational assistance as a result of this bloody and protracted war (OCHA, 2015) and, with no political solution in sight, it seems likely…
Descriptors: Empowerment, Competence, Refugees, Foreign Countries
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2018
Basic education is essential if societies and economies are to thrive and become sustainable in challenging times. However, many people have never had an opportunity to benefit from education and many others leave the initial phase of education without attaining the level of proficiency in literacy and numeracy needed to participate fully in…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Adult Basic Education, Recognition (Achievement), Accreditation (Institutions)
Hanemann, Ulrike; McCaffery, Juliet; Newell-Jones, Katy; Scarpino, Cassandra – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2017
This report highlights the critical role family literacy and learning play in breaking down barriers between different learning contexts and engaging hard-to-reach adults and children in education. This report was developed as part of a family learning project initiated by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) in 2016. Based on the…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Family Literacy, Intergenerational Programs, Barriers
Yorozu, Rika, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2017
Learning throughout life is the driving force for transforming the world to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Many countries and communities regard lifelong learning for all as essential to their education goals and development frameworks. This report is a compendium of country reports on good practice in lifelong learning in…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Educational Practices, Educational Policy, Educational Strategies
Hanemann, Ulrike, Ed.; Krolak, Lisa, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2017
This publication demonstrates the potential of dynamic literate environments and the importance of nurturing a culture of reading and writing, examining four different contexts: digital environments, intergenerational settings, community libraries and prisons. The case studies, from UNESCO's Effective Literacy and Numeracy Practices Database…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy, Intergenerational Programs, Public Libraries
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2017
This Guide to Action highlights concrete approaches to the development of green and healthy learning cities, equitable and inclusive learning cities, and decent work and entrepreneurship in learning cities. It includes examples of good practice, which demonstrate the diversity of initiatives and reflect the manifold contexts and development stages…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Lifelong Learning
Hanemann, Ulrike, Ed.; Scarpino, Cassandra, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2016
This compilation includes programmes which promote language and culture as resources and see them as an added value rather than a challenge for literacy teaching and learning. It also includes programmes designed to support migrants and refugees by equipping them for integration into mainstream society while strengthening their literacy skills in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Literacy Education, Multicultural Education, Immigrants
Hanemann, Ulrike, Ed.; Scarpino, Cassandra, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2016
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, Mobile Phones, Tablets and Computers." This compilation of case studies from all world regions presents promising literacy and numeracy programmes that use information and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Literacy Education, Numeracy
Carlsen, A.; Holmberg, C.; Neghina, C.; Owusu-Boampong, A. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2016
Distance education in higher education is a fast-growing and widespread phenomenon. As many adults are unable to participate in on-campus education, distance education offers flexible learning paths that greatly enhance accessibility to higher education. Exploring distance education's potential to increase the participation of adult learners in…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Adult Students, Access to Education, Higher Education
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This second volume of the "Global Inventory of Regional and National Qualifications Frameworks" focuses on national and regional cases of national qualifications frameworks for eighty- six countries from Afghanistan to Uzbekistan and seven regional qualifications frameworks. Each country profile provides a thorough review of the main…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Regional Characteristics, Qualifications, National Standards
Noguchi, Fumiko; Guevara, Jose Roberto; Yorozu, Rika – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
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 took place in Okayama City, Japan, in October 2014. To inform…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Sustainable Development, Community Education, Guides
Bolly, Madina; Jonas, Nicolas – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
Action Research on Measuring Literacy Programme Participants' Learning Outcomes (RAMAA) aims to develop, implement and collaborate on the creation of a methodological approach to measure acquired learning and study the various factors that influence its development. This report examines how RAMAA I has been implemented over the past four years in…
Descriptors: Action Research, Outcome Measures, Program Implementation, Adult Literacy
Hanemann, Ulrike, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This compilation offers global examples of innovative and promising literacy and numeracy programmes that link the teaching and learning of literacy to sustainable development challenges such as health, social equality, economic empowerment and environmental sustainability. This publication is a timely contribution to the 2030 Agenda for…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Literacy, Numeracy, Lifelong Learning
Singh, Madhu – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This book deals with the relevance of recognition, validation and accreditation (RVA) of non-formal and informal learning in education and training, the workplace and society. It examines RVA's strategic policy objectives and best practice features as well as the challenges faced and ways forward as reported by Member States. Special attention is…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Informal Education, Vocational Education, Global Approach
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