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There is still no common understanding of how to approach literacy as a lifelong learning process, particularly how to define and measure it. This is evident in the second Glo
Educational Testing Service (ETS), an American non-profit organisation, and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) hosted the PIAAC Invitational Research Conference on 13–15 November 2013 in Washington DC. Some 260 researchers, experts and policymakers from 33 countries...
Three education policymakers were recently awarded a CONFINTEA fellowships at UIL, and were invited from 7 to 31 October to work on education projects at the Institute’s offices in Hamburg.
UIL Announces Latest Publication: Linking Recognition Practices and National Qualifications FrameworksNov 22, 2013
Qualification systems across the globe are generally well equipped to deal with learning acquired in institutional settings. However, one of the greatest challenges is how to recognise learning that occurs outside the formal education sector.
In light of the growing number of concepts in the field of youth and adult education, policy-makers and practitioners should have at their disposal a guidebook that summarizes all the major discussions in this area of study.
On the initiative of the National Institute for Lifelong Education (NILE), the Republic of Korea hosted the Regional CONFINTEA VI Follow-up meeting for Asia and the Pacific on 18 – 19 October 2013, which UIL organized in cooperation with UNESCO Regional Office in Bangkok.